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DuPont profit rises, but strong dollar cuts into sales
DOVER, Del. (AP) — DuPont Co. says portfolio changes and productivity improvements contributed to an increase in fourth-quarter earnings. Adjusted earnings were 71 cents per share, up from 59 cents and meeting analyst estimates.
Jan 27, 2015 | 6:27 AM
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 Jan 2318,046,280Statutory debt limitsuspendedTotal public debt...
Jan 27, 2015 | 6:27 AM
Facebook: Internal glitch caused hour-long global outage
Facebook said it suffered a self-inflicted outage lasting an hour on Tuesday that made its site inaccessible to users worldwide.
Jan 27, 2015 | 5:27 AM
Russia announces anti-crisis plan after rating downgrade
After a top ratings agency cut Russia's credit grade to "junk" status, the government in Moscow on Tuesday announced a plan that will see the economy return to a budget surplus in 2017.
Jan 27, 2015 | 5:27 AM
US stock market finishes with small gains
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is finishing with tiny gains as investors weigh corporate earnings, mergers, and the implications of an election victory in Greece by a party opposed to that country's bailout plan. The Dow Jones industrial...
Jan 27, 2015 | 5:27 AM
Ocwen and Mattel are big market movers
The stock of the health care facilities operator will replace Safeway Inc. in the S&P 500 market index after the close of trading on Monday. The electronic data storage products maker reported worse-than-expected fiscal second-quarter profit...
Jan 27, 2015 | 5:27 AM
IBM "flatly denies" report of mass layoffs
BlackBerry investors got excited earlier this month when Reuters, citing an unnamed source, reported that Samsung was in talks to buy the Canadian smartphone maker. [...] laying off a quarter of IBM's workforce would be "off the charts," said...
Jan 27, 2015 | 5:27 AM
Malaysia Air site hacked, some customer data appears online
Hackers defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday and threatened to dump stolen information online after posting a glimpse of customer data obtained in the attack.
Jan 27, 2015 | 4:27 AM
Uber caps surge pricing during winter storm
Want a ride home from car service Uber during the major snowstorm descending on the Northeast on Monday? Expect to pay more than the usual fare.
Jan 27, 2015 | 4:27 AM
IBM "flatly denies" report of mass layoffs
Calling it "ridiculous" and "baseless," IBM on Monday dismissed a report that said the technology giant plans to lay off 1 in 4 of its workers, or 100,000 people.
Jan 27, 2015 | 4:27 AM