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Blucora buys HowStuffWorks for $45M
Blucora has bought HowStuffWorks, a website that explains the science behind everything from magnets to Silly String, for $45 million in cash.
Apr 22, 2014 | 8:22 AM
South Africa labor talks sink platinum, palladium
NEW YORK (AP) — Platinum and palladium prices dropped sharply Monday on signs that South African mining companies are close to reaching a labor agreement that would end a four-month strike. The Wall Street Journal reports that the country's three...
Apr 22, 2014 | 8:22 AM
Streaming TV case before Supreme Court on Tuesday
The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute between broadcasters and an Internet startup company that has the potential to bring big changes to the television industry.
Apr 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal
Swan Lockett had high hopes that President Barack Obama's health overhaul would lead her family to an affordable insurance plan, but that hasn't happened.
Apr 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
Rates mixed at weekly US Treasury auction
The Treasury Department auctioned $25 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.030 percent, down from 0.035 percent last week. Separately, the Federal Reserve said Monday that the average yield for one-year Treasury bills, a popular...
Apr 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
Oil stays above $104 amid Ukraine jitters
Markets are on edge at the possibility of European or U.S. sanctions that might disrupt Russian oil exports. Upward pressure on oil prices was offset last week by a U.S. Energy Department report that showed an increase of 10 million barrels of...
Apr 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
AT&T explores expansion of super-fast Internet
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T plans a major expansion of super-fast Internet services to cover as many as 100 municipalities in 25 metropolitan areas. Smaller companies and public utilities offer or plan such speeds in a handful of other markets...
Apr 22, 2014 | 7:22 AM
Stocks log longest winning streak in six months
The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began.
Apr 22, 2014 | 6:22 AM
AT&T explores expansion of super-fast Internet
AT&T plans a major expansion of super-fast Internet services to cover as many as 100 municipalities in 25 metropolitan areas.
Apr 22, 2014 | 6:22 AM
Genco files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
NEW YORK (AP) — Drybulk shipper Genco Shipping filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday as it tries to reorganize its business and reduce debt. Drybulk ships carry cargo including iron ore, coal, grain, cement and fertilizer.
Apr 22, 2014 | 6:22 AM