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Stocks mostly fall on Greece, China up on stimulus hope
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets mostly fell on Friday amid concerns over Greece, while stocks in mainland China extended gains on expectations of further policy easing. Many in the markets think the Greek government will struggle to...
Apr 17, 2015 | 3:17 PM
China stocks up on stimulus hope, other markets subdued
ANALYST'S TAKE: "Today looks like being a Friday consolidation for the stock market as traders head into the weekend with little in the way of news scheduled for the Asian region," said Ric Spooner, chief market analyst at CMC Markets. Asian...
Apr 17, 2015 | 3:17 PM
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Apr 17, 2015 | 3:17 PM
Why your rent will rise again this year
The average U.S. rent has climbed 14 percent to $1,124 since 2010, according to commercial property tracker Reis Inc. That's four percentage points faster than inflation, and more than double the rise in U.S. home prices over the same period. "The...
Apr 17, 2015 | 2:17 PM
Yahoo chooses to stay with Microsoft in updated search deal
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo and Microsoft will keep working together on Internet search, but Yahoo is getting more control over the how the search results are presented. An agreement announced Thursday extends a search partnership that Yahoo Inc....
Apr 17, 2015 | 2:17 PM
American Express tops 1Q profit forecasts
NEW YORK (AP) — American Express posted a 6 percent increase in profits for the first quarter, but the company's results took a hit from a stronger U.S. dollar. AmEx is particularly exposed to currency fluctuations when U.S. customers buy products...
Apr 17, 2015 | 12:17 PM
WikiLeaks creates online archive of hacked Sony documents
Sony Pictures' troubles began last December after it suffered an extensive hacking attack and release of confidential emails ahead of its release of "The Interview," a comedy that centers around the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
Apr 17, 2015 | 12:17 PM
Greek bond yields soar as debt default fears swell
LONDON (AP) — Mounting fears of a Greek debt default sent the country's borrowing costs surging Thursday and prompted one prominent U.K. bookmaker to stop taking bets on the possibility of Greece leaving the euro. Perhaps the most dramatic sign...
Apr 17, 2015 | 11:17 AM
Nissan expands air bag recall after Louisiana injury
DETROIT (AP) — Nissan is adding 45,000 small cars to a previous recall after a Louisiana woman was injured by flying shrapnel from an exploding air bag. The woman's lawyer says that Sabra Wilson's 2006 Nissan Sentra was not part of any recall, yet...
Apr 17, 2015 | 11:17 AM
Don't panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow
WASHINGTON (AP) — The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The Labor Department reported on Thursday that the unemployment rate for Americans in their 20s who received a four-year or advanced...
Apr 17, 2015 | 9:17 AM