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Dow average surges 300 points, driven by stronger corporate earnings; 3M, Caterpillar jump
NEW YORK (AP) — Dow average surges 300 points, driven by stronger corporate earnings; 3M, Caterpillar jump.
Oct 24, 2014 | 3:24 AM
Real estate spotlight, Oct. 23, 2014
Just a few graduates of Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture school, practiced in Seattle in the middle of the 20th century. One was Theodore "Ted" Dixon Bower, who designed this Leschi home in 1970. It's listed for $1.697 million, although a...
Oct 24, 2014 | 2:24 AM
Union Pacific 3Q profit chugs ahead 19 percent
(AP) — Union Pacific Corp. delivered a 19 percent increase in its third-quarter profit as the railroad hauled 7 percent more freight and increased rates. Analysts surveyed by FactSet expected Union Pacific to report earnings per share of $1.51 on...
Oct 24, 2014 | 1:24 AM
Headshot Truck takes actors’ portraits on the road
In a city where a head shot is an actor’s calling card, it used to be easy to get a studio-quality photo. But many of the traditional photo studios have closed, so Adam and Sylvia Hendershott decided to catch L.A.’s trendy truck wave — and carve out...
Oct 24, 2014 | 12:24 AM
'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles
So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for wave surfing than Web surfing. Amid the palm trees and purple sunsets of the Southern California coastline, techies have built "Silicon Beach."
Oct 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
Online home broker Redfin acquires walkability data site
National real-estate brokerage Redfin has acquired Walk Score for an undisclosed sum, the two privately held Seattle companies announced Wednesday.
Oct 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
Eurozone survey rise does not ease recession fears
Since the summer of 2012, when European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank would do "whatever it takes" to save the euro, a sense of calm has come over markets. Markit said its composite purchasing managers' index for the eurozone —...
Oct 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
Boeing sells manuals, charts to Iran Air under special license
Boeing’s quarterly filing Wednesday makes clear the deal was “authorized by a license from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control” and is “consistent with guidance from the U.S. Government.”
Oct 23, 2014 | 10:23 PM
Looking for cheap airline ticket? Buy on Sunday
Airlines Reporting Corp., a major company which handles airline ticket sales for travel agencies, has issued new study of airline ticket purchases and prices.
Oct 23, 2014 | 10:23 PM
Amgen will lay off 300 en route to next year’s shutdown
Almost half of the biotechnology giant’s 660 local employees face layoff by the end of 2015 as the company winds down its area operations; the rest are retiring, relocating or resigning, says a spokeswoman.
Oct 23, 2014 | 10:23 PM