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FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
Jul 24, 2014 | 7:24 AM
Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar
The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often. The company's shares climbed nearly 4 percent in extended trading after...
Jul 24, 2014 | 7:24 AM
Soybeans bounce off lowest prices since 2010
Favorable weather conditions have pummeled prices for grains and beans in recent weeks. Mike Zuzolo, president of Global Commodity Analytics, said those forecasts helped nudge prices up Wednesday because many farmers planted their soybeans late in...
Jul 24, 2014 | 7:24 AM
S&P 500 ekes out record high as earnings roll in
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market eked out a record high Wednesday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies. The Dow is a price-weighted index that has 30 stocks...
Jul 24, 2014 | 7:24 AM
US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier
— Fewer people are piling up credit card debt or taking on risky mortgages. Education typically leads to higher wages and greater job security, reducing the likelihood of unemployment. Over the long run, such trends could help produce a sturdier...
Jul 24, 2014 | 7:24 AM
How the Dow Jones industrial average did Wednesday
The stock market eked out a record high Wednesday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies. Apple reported earnings that topped analysts' estimates, helped by...
Jul 24, 2014 | 6:24 AM
Fair Trade brings big sales and a clear conscience
"In a thoughtful urban center like New York City, I think it's a smart business decision to be the company known for responsible coffee sourcing," co-owner Jim Munson says. While companies sell Fair Trade food, clothing and bedding products because...
Jul 24, 2014 | 6:24 AM
GM issues 6 more safety recalls
GM's spate of recalls comes after trial lawyers discovered that the company knew about a deadly small-car ignition switch problem for more than a decade, yet failed to recall the cars until this year. The company says 13 people have died in crashes...
Jul 24, 2014 | 6:24 AM
FDA warns of compounded drug recall by Texas firm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration warned doctors Wednesday not to use compounded drugs from a Texas specialty pharmacy due to potential risks of contamination. At the behest of regulators, Unique Pharmaceuticals has recalled all...
Jul 24, 2014 | 6:24 AM
5 tips for selling your home for the best price
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rebound in U.S. home values over the past couple of years has placed many homeowners in a better position to sell their home for a profit. [...] getting a home sold can be challenging, even in markets where tight supply...
Jul 24, 2014 | 5:24 AM