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Don't plan to line up for Apple Watch next week
Apple, which began accepting advance orders for the watch last week, had previously said it would be "available" for sale in stores on April 24, at least for customers who made reservations to come in for a personal demonstration. [...] with...
Apr 19, 2015 | 8:19 AM
Business Highlights
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information. Websites that don't fit the...
Apr 19, 2015 | 8:19 AM
Gauge of US economy rises 0.2 percent in March
Building permits were the weakest part of the index, while slowdowns in average working hours and new factory orders have also been in a drag over the past six months. Six of the 10 indicators increased in March, with the biggest support coming...
Apr 19, 2015 | 5:19 AM
US stock indexes drop sharply following a slump in Europe
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are moving lower in midday trading following steep declines in Europe and some disappointing results from big companies. Investors are worried about Greece's shaky finances and news from China Friday that regulators...
Apr 19, 2015 | 5:19 AM
Reynolds American 1Q profit tops Street, cigarette prices up
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Reynolds American's first-quarter profit climbed, helped by increased cigarette prices. On Thursday overseas tobacco seller Philip Morris International Inc. reported first-quarter results that topped analysts' estimates...
Apr 17, 2015 | 7:17 PM
Higher US gas prices sparked modest inflation in March
WASHINGTON (AP) — Higher-priced gasoline slightly boosted consumer prices in March, a sign that some of the effects of cheaper oil are fading and that inflation may be edging up to healthier levels. Inflation has been running below levels...
Apr 17, 2015 | 7:17 PM
March increase in gas costs fuel a 0.2 percent rise in US consumer prices
WASHINGTON (AP) — March increase in gas costs fuel a 0.2 percent rise in US consumer prices.
Apr 17, 2015 | 5:17 PM
US stock indexes open lower following a slump in Europe
American Express slumped 4 percent early Friday, the most in the Dow Jones industrial average, after reporting revenue that missed analysts' forecasts. Bond prices fell after the U.S. government reported a slight increase in inflation last month.
Apr 17, 2015 | 5:17 PM
Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock markets
Investors are worried that Greece may default on its debt and exit the euro currency union. Germany's DAX lost 2.6 percent and traders shifted money into German government bonds, which investors see as a safe haven in turbulent times.
Apr 17, 2015 | 4:17 PM
Court monitor: Apple antitrust cooperation has 'declined'
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc.'s cooperation with efforts to improve its compliance with antitrust laws after a federal judge concluded it colluded with electronic book publishers to raise prices five years ago took on an "adversarial tone" recently, a...
Apr 17, 2015 | 3:17 PM