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As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?
Is it time to cash out of stocks?
Aug 29, 2014 | 12:29 PM
Abercrombie, Williams-Sonoma are big market movers
The jeans wear company reported a 45 percent decline in second-quarter earnings and issued a disappointing profit outlook. The seller of cookware and home furnishings, which also owns Pottery Barn and West Elm stores, issued a weak profit outlook...
Aug 29, 2014 | 12:29 PM
How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday
Worsening tensions in Ukraine and some weak showings from retailers on Thursday sent U.S. stocks slightly lower for the first time this week. The developments largely overshadowed encouraging news on the U.S. economy and labor market. The Nasdaq...
Aug 29, 2014 | 10:29 AM
US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2
The seasonally adjusted 4.2 percent annual growth rate for the gross domestic product — the nation's total output of goods and services — came after the economy had shrunk at a 2.1 percent annual rate in the January-March quarter. Ian Shepherdson,...
Aug 29, 2014 | 10:29 AM
As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?
The bulls point to a strengthening U.S. economy that will help companies generate big profits. The important thing to remember is that even the best investors, Warren Buffett included, find it nearly impossible to time the market to catch the lows...
Aug 29, 2014 | 10:29 AM
Fed Chair Yellen's assets up 8 percent during 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's assets rose in value by at least 8 percent during 2013, raising their total to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million, according to her latest financial disclosure released Thursday. Yellen's...
Aug 29, 2014 | 9:29 AM
Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event
The Sept. 9 launch, which is expected to feature a larger iPhone and possibly a computerized watch, will be in the same Silicon Valley venue where Apple's late co-founder, Steve Jobs, took the wraps off the original Mac computer 30 years ago. The...
Aug 29, 2014 | 9:29 AM
Google building fleet of package-delivering drones
Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.
Aug 29, 2014 | 9:29 AM
Tim Hortons a big part of Canadian identity
Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. For half a century, they have warmed themselves on chilly mornings with the chain's coffee and Timbits -- or doughnut holes to Americans.
Aug 29, 2014 | 9:29 AM
US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2
After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated.
Aug 29, 2014 | 9:29 AM