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Consumer spending up a weak 0.1 percent in October
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending posted a modest increase for a second straight month in October, while personal income rebounded after a sluggish September. Spending edged up 0.1 percent after a similar tiny gain in September, the Commerce...
Nov 25, 2015 | 7:25 AM
Cheap gas revs up Thanksgiving travel
An estimated 46.9 million Americans are expected to take a car, plane, bus or train at least 50 miles from home over the long holiday weekend, according to the motoring organization AAA.
Nov 25, 2015 | 7:25 AM
Vanishing China execs a vexatious mystery for HK market
HONG KONG (AP) — The chairman of the Hong Kong arm of one of China’s biggest securities companies goes missing. The head of another firm resurfaces after months incommunicado. An executive at a film studio is detained for allegedly taking...
Nov 25, 2015 | 7:25 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 Nov 2318,682,788Statutory debt limitsuspendedTotal public debt...
Nov 25, 2015 | 7:25 AM
Campbell and Dollar Tree are big market movers
The maker of canned soup, Pepperidge Farm cookies and V8 juice reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and raised its profit outlook. The security software maker reported better-than-expected fiscal first-quarter earnings on a boost in...
Nov 25, 2015 | 7:25 AM
Regulators move on high-speed traders
The systems use algorithms to spot variances in market data, allowing trading firms to deliver buy and sell orders in milliseconds. Key elements of the proposal involve market participants, including merchants, setting up risk controls for the...
Nov 25, 2015 | 7:25 AM
Reusable rocket: In a first, booster returns safely to Earth
NEW YORK (AP) — A private space company announced Tuesday that it had landed a rocket upright and gently enough to be used again, a milestone in commercial aeronautics. Reusing rockets, rather than discarding them, would be a big step toward making...
Nov 25, 2015 | 7:25 AM
Thanksgiving flying: tips to survive the travel madness
Airlines for America, the lobbying group for several major airlines, forecasts 25.3 million passengers will fly on U.S. airlines during the 12 days surrounding the holiday. — If you miss your flight connection — or bad weather causes delays — get...
Nov 25, 2015 | 7:25 AM
Campbell Soup shares soar on strong earnings, outlook
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Shares of Campbell Soup jumped to a 16-year high after the soup, snacks and pasta maker's fiscal first-quarter adjusted profit topped analysts' estimates and the company increased its full-year earnings forecast. [...] its...
Nov 25, 2015 | 7:25 AM
Don't let the airlines lose your suitcase this Thanksgiving
To avoid problems, arrive at the airport early enough to let your bag get to the plane, and print out a copy of your itinerary from the airline's website and stick it inside just in case all the tags get ripped off. December and January tend to be...
Nov 25, 2015 | 6:25 AM