WASHINGTON'S LEADING BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.12 percent
The Fed issued a statement Wednesday after a two-day policy meeting suggesting that it wants to see further improvement in the economy before it starts raising its key short-term interest rate. The central bank offered no clearer hint of when it...
Jul 31, 2014 | 4:31 PM
Irish bookmaker apologizes for 2010 data breach
DUBLIN (AP) — Irish betting company Paddy Power announced Thursday it is notifying hundreds of thousands of customers that most of their profile information was stolen in 2010, but hackers did not gain their credit card details or log-in passwords...
Jul 31, 2014 | 4:31 PM
NY judge: US warrant can reach email in Ireland
U.S. law enforcement can force Microsoft Corp. to turn over emails it stores in Ireland, a judge ruled in a case that technology companies have rallied around as they pursue billions of dollars in data storage business abroad.
Jul 31, 2014 | 4:31 PM
Amid default, Argentina says its open to talks
Argentina's economy minister says he is willing to hold further talks with holdout investors whose claim for bond payments forced the South American country into its second default in 13 years.
Jul 31, 2014 | 4:31 PM
As US job market strengthens, many don't feel it
For millions of workers, happy days aren't quite here again.
Jul 31, 2014 | 4:31 PM
US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains
For investors, there were few havens on Thursday.
Jul 31, 2014 | 4:31 PM
Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days
Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million gallons that...
Jul 31, 2014 | 4:31 PM
Federal Home Loan Bank here eyes merger with Midwest counterpart
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle and its larger sister bank in Des Moines, Iowa, said Thursday they are exploring a merger that would create the national finance network’s largest cooperative by membership.
Jul 31, 2014 | 3:31 PM
Boeing will build largest 787 model only in S. Carolina
Boeing confirmed Wednesday that the longest version of its 787 Dreamliner — the 787-10 — will be assembled exclusively in North Charleston, S.C.
Jul 31, 2014 | 3:31 PM
Boeing raises jet prices 3.1%
Boeing said it raised prices by about 3.1 percent for the commercial aircraft that drive most of its sales, almost twice the rate of increase last year.
Jul 31, 2014 | 3:31 PM