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New rules adopted in hopes of spurring home loans
With the financial crisis and subprime mortgage bust receding further into history, the government is loosening some financial rules, hoping to inject more life into the country's still-recovering housing market. The regulators have dropped a key...
Oct 22, 2014 | 8:22 AM
Yahoo's 3Q earnings soar on Alibaba windfall
(AP) — Yahoo's third-quarter earnings soared as the Internet company collected a huge windfall from Alibaba's recent IPO. The uptick included more than $200 million in revenue from mobile devices. Yahoo Inc. sold 140 million shares in the Chinese...
Oct 22, 2014 | 8:22 AM
Johnson & Johnson plans Ebola vaccine testing
Johnson & Johnson will begin safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.
Oct 22, 2014 | 8:22 AM
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 stocks Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year. European markets drifted lower.
Oct 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
McDonald's CEO outlines changes as sales slide
After posting yet another disappointing quarter, McDonald's CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn't been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants.
Oct 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
US stocks log biggest gain of the year; Apple up
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market had its best day of the year as investors applauded solid earnings from U.S. companies and economic growth in China. Apple rose 3 percent after predicting strong holiday sales, and Harley-Davidson jumped 7 percent...
Oct 22, 2014 | 7:22 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 Oct 2017,863,089Statutory debt limitsuspendedTotal public debt...
Oct 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
Canadian Pacific CEO says rail deal possible
The CEO of Canadian Pacific thinks U.S. regulators would approve a well-structured railroad merger, but nothing is planned now that talks with CSX ended. CSX CEO Michael Ward said last week that regulators would likely take a cautious approach to...
Oct 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday
The U.S. stock market marched higher Tuesday, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 index its best day of the year. Investors rallied behind an encouraging report on the Chinese economy as well as strong quarterly results from Apple and other big...
Oct 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world's biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was reportedly drunk.
Oct 22, 2014 | 4:22 AM