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Jan 24,2006 at 9:33 AM EST
CHICAGO (AP) -- McDonald's Corp. stock rose to a 5 1/2-year high Tuesday after the fast-food chain reported a 53-percent jump in fourth-quarter profit on continuing strong sales at its U.S. outlets and improving results in Europe.
Jun 15,2012 at 7:31 AM EST
MILAN -- World stock markets moved higher Friday on hopes that central
banks will act to keep any political instability in Greece following
weekend elections from destabilizing the global economy.
Jun 23,2012 at 11:57 AM EST
In May 2011, the Federal Trade Commission issued a consumer alert about the dangers of gold fraud.
Jul 25,2012 at 4:48 AM EST
People aren't going to buy cars every two or three years anymore, an
automotive website says based on an unscientific poll it conducted
Sep 8,2008 at 10:40 AM EST
NEW YORK, NY (AP) -- Oil prices slipped Monday as Hurricane Ike weakened over Cuba and the U.S. dollar strengthened.
Nov 15,2010 at 3:36 AM EST
SINGAPORE (AP) - Oil prices hovered near $85 a barrel Monday in Asia, consolidating after a big fall as investors mull what steps China may take to ease inflation pressures.
Feb 25,2011 at 2:28 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks stabilized Thursday after two days of sharp declines brought on by Libya's deepening political crisis. The Dow Jones industrial average recouped much of its losses after oil prices eased in the afternoon, but still ended down...
Oct 12,2011 at 6:50 AM EST
Wausau, Wis., has the highest average credit score in the USA, while Harlingen, Texas, has the lowest.
Jul 6,2009 at 12:12 PM EST
WASHINGTON -- The FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) announced an increase in the minimum wage amount.
Feb 5,2004 at 2:06 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) -- Record-breaking cold temperatures and clearance sales helped lift January sales above expectations for many of the nation's retailers, including merchants who lagged the competition in recent months.
Jan 31,2012 at 10:17 AM EST
NEW YORK -- If you lose your job in Florida, chances are you won't find another one any time soon.
Mar 11,2008 at 10:26 AM EST
ATLANTA (AP) -- UPS Inc., the world's largest shipping carrier, is stepping up its supplier diversity efforts to include gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender-owned businesses.
Dec 18,2006 at 8:22 PM EST
GREENSBORO, NC -- Your wallet's almost empty and you still haven't finished all your Christmas shopping. And what about holiday tipping? The experts suggest you remember those who've served you over the past year.
Aug 31,2012 at 3:04 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) - Investors will be focused today on a speech by Chairman Ben Bernanke at a Federal Reserve conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo., but few expect him to signal that the Fed is about to take major new action to boost the economy.
Dec 24,2012 at 4:02 AM EST
PROVIDENCE -- Plates of brightly decorated Christmas cookies lined
the tables, bags and boxes with gifts covered the floor, and excited
giggles from small children gathering around Santa lingered in the air.