WASHINGTON'S LEADING BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies. After weeks of speculation over the fate of Europe's economy,...
Oct 25, 2014 | 7:25 PM
Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no worries about balancing a checkbook. Investors confident in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' invest-and-expand strategy flooded into the...
Oct 25, 2014 | 7:25 PM
Regulators close small Illinois bank
WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have closed a small lender in Illinois, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 16 after 24 closures in all of 2013. U.S. bank failures have been declining since they peaked in 2010 in the wake of the financial crisis...
Oct 25, 2014 | 7:25 PM
Canada loses bid to make Ford engines to Mexico
Jake Enwright, a spokesman for Canadian Industry Minister James Moore, said Ford recently made an "unprecedented request" but gave no details. "The auto industries that are flourishing around the world are ones where there is a deep commitment from...
Oct 25, 2014 | 7:25 PM
What you need to know about massive air bag recall
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. investigators, automakers and a parts supply company are trying to figure out why some automobile air bags inflate with too much force, blowing apart metal canisters and sending shards flying at drivers and passengers. [...]...
Oct 25, 2014 | 7:25 PM
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Friday
The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies. Investors were able to set aside dismal third-quarter results from Amazon....
Oct 25, 2014 | 7:25 PM
Manufacturer halts sales of highway guardrails
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas company is stopping shipments of a common highway-guardrail system and conducting more crash tests after it lost a $175 million jury verdict. On Friday, the president of the company's highway-productions division, Gregg...
Oct 25, 2014 | 7:25 PM
Recalls this week: Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicles
Specifically, all model year 2008 Arctic Cat ATVs with 400 cubic centimeter and larger engines are being recalled. The engine size is printed on the back of the instrument cluster between the handle bars. The vehicle identification number in the...
Oct 25, 2014 | 7:25 PM
Figures on government spending and debt
WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit Oct 2317,857,137Statutory debt limitsuspendedTotal public debt...
Oct 25, 2014 | 7:25 PM
SpaceX capsule splashes down in Pacific
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A SpaceX capsule loaded with space station experiments is back on Earth. NASA is paying SpaceX and Orbital Sciences Corp. to make station supply runs.
Oct 25, 2014 | 7:25 PM