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Recalls this week: laptop power cords, helmets
Recalls this week: laptop power cords, helmets Nearly 6 million laptop power cords that can overheat and start a fire are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include potentially faulty helmets and bunk beds. Power cords that came...
Sep 1, 2014 | 3:01 PM
Stocks end higher following strong run in August
Months of solid job gains, strong company earnings and a bevy of corporate deals contributed to the rally, part of a bull market that's been rumbling on for more than five years. "The market has a good underlying tone," said Mike Levine, portfolio...
Sep 1, 2014 | 3:01 PM
Chasing mid-life career change with taxpayers’ help
Chris Fering, of Seattle, is making a midlife career change to become an emergency-room nurse. Taxpayers are helping him make the switch.
Sep 1, 2014 | 1:01 PM
Court won't restore Oracle's $1.3B verdict vs. SAP
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court is refusing Oracle Corp.'s request to reinstate a $1.3 billion verdict it won against German rival SAP SE in a long-running copyright dispute. Oracle uncovered evidence that TomorrowNow was breaking into...
Sep 1, 2014 | 11:01 AM
Fiat-Chrysler stock should be on market soon
Fiat has said that if investors offered more than 500 million euros ($650 million) in shares, the merger would be off. Shares of Chrysler haven't been publicly traded since 2007 when it was still combined with German automaker Daimler.
Sep 1, 2014 | 11:01 AM
Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms
Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland to take advantage of cheap power, an abundance of fiber-optic cable and one of the...
Sep 1, 2014 | 7:01 AM
Stock market edges higher in midday trading
Stock market edges higher in midday trading Chip maker Avago Technologies jumped 9 percent after reporting earnings that beat analysts' estimates.
Sep 1, 2014 | 6:01 AM
US consumer sentiment improves a bit in August
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer sentiment ticked up in August, driven by greater optimism about jobs, rising incomes, and increasing wealth. Nearly 60 percent of households in the top third of income earners say they are financially better off this...
Sep 1, 2014 | 5:01 AM
As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?
The bears argue that stocks already reflect years of future profit gains. Remember, though, that even the best investors find it nearly impossible to time the market to catch the lows and highs. The U.S. economy is expected to grow 1.5 percent...
Sep 1, 2014 | 4:01 AM
Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct
Back then the eurozone was deep in recession after the collapse of U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers threw global markets into a tailspin. Core inflation, which excludes volatile food and energy, sent only a modestly brighter signal as it rose...
Sep 1, 2014 | 3:01 AM