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| Cutoff in federal jobless aid looms Saturday USA TODAY |
Some 1.3 million Americans are set to lose their unemployment benefits Saturday, escalating a battle between proponents of smaller government and advocates for the jobless who say the move will hurt the overall economy. Federal emergency benefits will ...
| Delta website error yields super-low fares for some lucky fliers Los Angeles Times |
An error on Delta Air Lines' website produced super-low fares Thursday morning before the problem was corrected a couple of hours later. The fares were as much as 90% below regular ticket prices. Delta passengers who took advantage of the mistake said ...
| UPDATE 3-Discounts, promotions spur sales in US holiday season Reuters |
(Adds stock prices, edits to first paragraph). By Siddharth Cavale. Dec 26 (Reuters) - Sales during the 2013 U.S. holiday season grew from a year earlier as deep discounting and increased promotions encouraged consumers to buy more. Holiday sales ...
| 'Santa Claus rally' extends after Christmas Washington Post |
Christmas may be over but Wall Street is still brimming with holiday cheer. Investors are reaping gains from the "Santa Claus rally" that has pushed stock indexes to record highs for the past six trading days. The blue-chip Dow Jones industrial average was up ...
| Beer review: Strand Brewing Co. 24th Street pale ale Los Angeles Times |
Turning four years old this month, Strand Brewing Co. is a veteran among Los Angeles craft breweries, and its flagship 24th Street pale ale has deservedly become one of L.A.'s signature craft brews. In a refined example of the American pale ale, 24th Street ...
| Logan projects record number of "13 travelers Boston.com |
Logan International Airport officials expect to set a passenger record for the third year in a row, squeaking past the previous high of 29.3 million to a projected 29.6 million travelers this year. The steady growth is being driven by international travelers, whose ...
| Mizuho Draws Further Penalties for Loans to Criminal Groups Bloomberg |
Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (8411), Japan's third-largest lender, was penalized by the nation's banking regulator for the second time in three months for failing to address loans to criminal groups. The Financial Services Agency ordered the Mizuho Bank Ltd.
| China estimates 2013 growth slowed to 7.6 percent The State |
BEIJING — China's Cabinet estimates this year's economic growth edged down to 7.6 percent and warned it faces pressure to decline further, a state news agency said Thursday. The forecast, reported by the Xinhua News Agency, is below the 2012 rate of ...
| Retailers look for Boxing Day boost as sales begin BBC News |
The traditional Boxing Day sales are expected to provide a boost to high street retailers, as shoppers look for increasingly competitive discounts. Many large department stores and chains opened early on Thursday, while a number of online sales began on ...
| Retailers lead Dow, S&P 500 to record closing highs Reuters |
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 ending at record highs as retail shares rallied following strong data about the holiday shopping season. In a positive sign for economic growth, initial jobless claims fell 42,000 in ...
| Beechcraft to be bought by Cessna parent company Seattle Post Intelligencer |
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The parent company of Cessna Aircraft says it has reached an agreement to buy Beechcraft Corp. for approximately $1.4 billion. The purchase was announced Thursday night by Providence, R.I.-based Textron Inc., and would bring two ...
| Twitter, Amazon.com are big market movers Washington Post |
By Associated Press,. NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE. More business news. Leadership books to watch for in 2014 · Leadership books to watch ...
| Volkswagen Poised to Beat General Motors in China Sales Bloomberg |
Volkswagen AG (VOW) is poised to sell more vehicles in China than General Motors Co. (GM) for the first time in nine years, regaining its place as the biggest foreign carmaker in the world's largest auto market. Both companies have surpassed their targets to ...
| Such Hack. Many Dogecoin. Very Disappear. So Gone. Wow. TechCrunch |
Dogecoin, the virtual currency that was named after a silly meme but has been described as a potential successor to Bitcoin, was successfully hacked for the first time today, with Dogewallet users losing an estimated 21 million Dogecoins. The incident was ...
| Menendez: Give FTC teeth to fine retailers for losing consumer data The Star-Ledger - NJ.com |
JERSEY CITY — When a company does not adequately protect a consumer's personal information, the Federal Trade Commission should have the authority to levy fines, according to Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.). The senator made his proposal yesterday ...
| States weigh legal options against contractor for malfunctioning health insurance ... Boston.com |
The HealthCare.gov site is used by 36 states, and has so far cost Associated Press The HealthCare.gov site is used by 36 states, and has so far cost $319 million. By Tracy Jan / Globe Staff / December 25, 2013 ...
| Many unsure of Obamacare coverage amidst last-minute rush CBS News |
The Obama Administration's prediction that people would shop for insurance at the last minute is proving true in state after state. In Washington State, of the 65,000 people who've bought private insurance through Obamacare so far, 20,000 of those enrolled ...
| Could dollar-yen hit 125 next year? CNBC.com |
As the yen hit a five-year low on Thursday, analyst calls are becoming increasingly bearish, with some saying the currency could fall as low as 125 per dollar by the end of next year. The yen hit 104.84 per dollar in early Asian trade on Thursday, the second ...
| Japan's Topix Index Closes at Highest Since 2008 on Weaker Yen Businessweek |
Japan's Topix index closed at its highest since before the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. as a weaker yen boosted exporters and brokerages surged. Toyota Motor Corp. climbed 2.9 percent as Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said the carmaker may ...
| Treasuries Snap 2-Day Retreat on Bets Fed Will Keep Rates Lower Businessweek |
Treasuries ended a two-day drop as subdued growth in consumer prices bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to keep borrowing costs at record lows. The extra yield that investors can get by holding 10-year debt instead of two-year securities climbed to ...
| Target could lose customer loyalty in wake of data breach Akron Beacon Journal |
Shoppers leave a retail Target inDec. 2013, in Hackensack, N.J. Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts customers may have been affected by a data breach that occurred at its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15.
| Local utility contractors lend hand in Michigan snowstorm WTOP |
Sledders head down Broad Street in St. Joseph, Mich., Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, after a winter storm dumped several inches of snow in the area. (AP Photo/The Herald-Palladium, Don Campbell). WASHINGTON - Dozens of local contractors experienced a ...
| Business News Advisory Washington Post |
EDITORS: UPCOMING in the next cycle: More business news. Higher tax bill could hit homeowners · Higher tax bill could hit homeowners. Amrita Jayakumar. Those hardest-hit by the housing crisis will be taxed more in 2014, unless Congress extends a law.
| Apple and China Mobile Sign IPhone Deal AMOG |
Apple and China Mobile finally declared that they have signed the long awaited multi-year agreement to bring IPhone to the world's largest network. The financial details were not announced. Apple didn't give any clue about the pricing and availability for its ...
| New laws on health issues bcrnews.com |
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed into law several pieces of legislation geared to impact the health and well-being of Illinois residents in a positive way. Probably the most-publicized health-related new law deals with the use of medical marijuana. The new law goes ...
| Weekly US Jobless Claims Drop 42K To 338K LEX18 Lexington KY News |
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 42,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 338,000, the biggest drop since November 2012. But economists say the figures from late November and December ...
| Fed action boosts stock market Los Altos Town Crier |
With the economy showing signs of improvement, the Federal Reserve started its stimulus pullback and Wall Street investors went crazy, pushing up the Dow Jones industrial average nearly 300 points Dec. 18. The Fed will trim its $85 billion monthly bond ...
| Metro Atlanta's Jobless Rate Lowest in Five-Plus Years Patch.com |
The unemployment rate was down seven-tenths of a percentage point last month from 7.7 percent in October. The rate was 8.1 percent in November a year ago. Posted by Hunt Archbold (Editor) , December 26, 2013 at 01:35 AM. 1 Comment Recommend.
| Stocks Climb, Wall Street Sees Fifth Consecutive Record Close WPRO |
(NEW YORK) -- Stocks finished with another record-breaking close on a shortened Christmas Eve session. Tuesday's close is the 49th record high of the year for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which finished the day up 63 points to 16,357.55. The Nasdaq ...
| Kindle Fire HDX review Hindu Business Line |
The Kindle Fire HDX packs in a great screen, among other things, that make it an amazing tablet on the shelves right now. When online retailing giant Amazon first launched gadgets no one took it seriously. As it turns out, the company doesn't either! Don't get ...
| The Biggest New ETPs of 2013: Something Old, Something New Morningstar.com |
Morningstar's Robert Goldsborough takes a look at the 10 most successful ETPs launched this year, which include some unique ETFs as well as some "me-too" products. PrintCommentRecommend (-) ...
| Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 close for Christmas at record highs Financial Express |
SummaryUS stocks continue their record-breaking run following solid reports on durable goods, new home sales. Related Articles. Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 end at record highs after US Fed trims stimulusGlobal stocks rise on bet US Federal ...