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Stocks rise higher after strong jobs report; tech leads

March 10, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

Specialist Charles Boeddinghaus, left, and trader Kevin Lodewick work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, March 10, 2017. Stocks are moving higher in early trading on Wall Street after the government reported solid job gains in the U.S. a month earlier. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — Led by technology [&hellip...

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Book filled with blank pages tops Amazon’s best seller list

March 10, 2017 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

In this June 30, 2011, file photo, a United Parcel Service driver delivers packages from Amazon.com in Palo Alto, Calif. A joke book “written” by a conservative author and filled with blank pages in a dig at Democrats topped Amazon’s list of best...

RadioShack files for second bankruptcy in 2 years

March 9, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

This Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 file photo shows a RadioShack store in Dallas. Troubled electronics retailer RadioShack has filed for bankruptcy for the second time in just over two years. The Fort Worth, Texas-based retailer filed its petition in bankruptcy court...

Sears, watching spending and inventory, limits adjusted loss

March 9, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, shoppers walk into a Sears store in Pittsburgh. Sears Holdings Corp. on Thursday, March 9, 2017, reported a loss of $607 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File) NEW YORK (AP) —...

Some anniversary: stocks barely move as bull market turns 8

March 9, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Jan. 12, 2017, photo, traders work on the Mizuho Americas trading floor in New York. U.S. stock indexes are little changed early Thursday, March 9, 2017, as energy companies continue to fall with the price of oil, but banks climb as interest rates...

Stock indexes end mostly lower as the price of oil plunges

March 8, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Jan. 12, 2017, photo, traders work on the Mizuho Americas trading floor in New York. Global stock markets traded on a soft note Wednesday, March 8, 2017, after Wall Street fell for a second day following U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments...

Volvo XC60 moves to all 4-cylinder engines

March 8, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo made available by Volvo shows the 2017 Volvo XC60. This is the carmaker’s least expensive SUV. (Volvo via AP) Volvo’s least expensive SUV, the XC60, is updated for 2017 with all fuel-efficient four-cylinder turbocharged engines...

In world first, Iceland to require firms to prove equal pay

March 8, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

This is a Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 file photo of people looking at the Icelandic parliament the Althing in Reykjavik. Iceland will be the first country in the world to make employers prove they offer equal pay regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality or...

Trump set to roll back federal fuel-economy requirements

March 7, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Feb. 21, 2017 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to employees of the EPA in Washington. The Trump administration is moving to roll back federal fuel-economy requirements that would have forced...

Losses for drugmakers, hospitals pull stocks lower

March 7, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in health care stocks and banks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks declined for the third...