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Company fined $25M for work-at-home scheme
A California company that promised lucrative returns for a few hours of work at home was fined $25 million on Wednesday for misleading 110,000 people to buy into the scheme that almost never paid off.
Oct 22, 2014 | 7:22 PM
AutoNation pays $107M for Barrier Motors dealership sites
AutoNation, the nation’s largest automotive retailer, paid nearly $107 million Wednesday for the Bellevue properties on which Jimmie Barrier operates the Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Porsche dealerships, public records show.
Oct 22, 2014 | 7:22 PM
Boeing 777X to bring 10 percent more production jobs than today’s 777
Boeing broke ground in Everett on Tuesday for the new 777X composite wing facility and provided a few details on plans for highly automated production. Employment on the 777X line in Everett will be about 10 percent greater than on the 777 today.
Oct 22, 2014 | 6:22 PM
EPA: Gas mileage inflated on 4 Mini Cooper models
The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on the window stickers on four of its Mini Cooper models after an audit found the figures were overstated.
Oct 22, 2014 | 6:22 PM
Microsoft reports fiscal 2015 first quarter earnings Thursday
Microsoft is expected to report its fiscal 2015 first quarter earnings Thursday.
Oct 22, 2014 | 6:22 PM
Big slump is no cause to ditch stock market
After more than five years of stock market gains, investors could be forgiven for worrying that big sell-offs may be the harbingers of bigger slumps.
Oct 22, 2014 | 4:22 PM
Asia stocks gain on US rally, Europe stimulus talk
Asia stocks gain on US rally, Europe stimulus talk Hopes for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered Asian stock markets Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year. THE QUOTE: "Analysts...
Oct 22, 2014 | 4:22 PM
Government says Social Security payments to increase by 1.7 percent in January
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government says Social Security payments to increase by 1.7 percent in January.
Oct 22, 2014 | 4:22 PM
US consumer prices rose tiny 0.1 percent in September as gas prices dropped for third month
WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices rose tiny 0.1 percent in September as gas prices dropped for third month.
Oct 22, 2014 | 4:22 PM
Passenger jets push Boeing's profit up 18 percent
NEW YORK (AP) — Robust demand for commercial jets and an increased pace of production helped Boeing earn $1.36 billion in the third quarter, up 18 percent from the same period last year. Adjusted for non-operating costs, earnings came to $2.14 per...
Oct 22, 2014 | 4:22 PM