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Ford's new F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups
The Ram truck is the current leader among pickups, getting up to 25 mpg on the highway with a gas engine. Ford shaved 700 pounds off the weight of the truck by switching the body from steel to lightweight aluminum, a dramatic change for the best-...
Nov 22, 2014 | 2:22 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 Nov 2017,925,171Statutory debt limitsuspendedTotal public debt...
Nov 22, 2014 | 2:22 PM
US stocks rise early after rate cut from China
U.S. stocks rose sharply in early trading after a surprise interest rate cut in China and a hint of further stimulus for Europe from the head of that region's central bank. The Nasdaq composite gained 48 points, or 1 percent, to 4,750.
Nov 22, 2014 | 8:22 AM
Influx of cheap Peruvian quinoa riles Bolivia
International demand for quinoa continues to boom, and that's fueling an increasingly bitter commercial feud between Bolivia and Peru, the two main producers of the Andean "superfood."
Nov 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
Ford's new F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups
Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.
Nov 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11
Aereo, an online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than five months after an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Nov 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430M: Equilar study
This year's flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are selling their companies will do just fine.
Nov 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory
The stock market closed out its fifth straight week of gains with another record high on Friday.
Nov 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
China, Europe chase growth amid global slowdown
China's central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates on Friday to re-energize the world's No. 2 economy, joining a growing list of major economies that are trying to encourage growth in the face of a global slowdown.
Nov 22, 2014 | 6:22 AM
Tech review: A look at new offerings for game consoles
Heated competition among video-game console makers has created good deals. And here are some new games, for adults and for everyone, to feed the new machine and bring hours of fun.
Nov 21, 2014 | 11:21 PM