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Penney 3Q loss narrows, but sales slow

November 13, 2014 PLANO, Texas — J.C. Penney Co. narrowed its third-quarter loss but reported slower sales, a note of warning with the critical holiday shopping season coming up. more »»

Gov’t: Gas to average under $3 in 2015

November 13, 2014 NEW YORK — The average price of gasoline will be below $3 a gallon in 2015, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday. If the sharply lower estimate holds true, U.S. more »»

Crash tests set to gauge safety of guardrails

November 13, 2014 DALLAS — Federal officials say crash tests will show by early 2015 whether guardrails found along many U.S. highways work are safe. more »»

Hellmann's sues over rival's use of 'Mayo'

November 12, 2014 You have to break some eggs to make an omelet and, according to a lawsuit from the maker of Hellmann's, the same goes for mayonnais. more »»

Ford gets the aluminum F-150 ready for to roll

November 12, 2014 DEARBORN, Mich. — Russell Barnett, a Ford dealer in Tennessee, is ready for aluminum. more »»

Yahoo buys ad service BrightRoll for $640M

November 12, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo is buying video advertising service BrightRoll for $640 million in an effort to boost its revenue. The acquisition marks Yahoo's first major purchase since reaping a $9. more »»

GM ordered switches nearly 2 months before recall

November 11, 2014 DETROIT — Emails released in a court case show that General Motors Co. more »»

Obama calls for tougher Internet regulation

November 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday embraced a radical change in how the government treats Internet service, coming down on the side of consumer activists who fear slower download speeds... more »»

Mamtek CEO gets 7 years for theft, fraud

November 11, 2014 ST. CHARLES, Mo. more »»

McDonald’s recalls toy for choking risk

November 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — McDonald’s is recalling a Hello Kitty-themed whistle given to children in Happy Meals, citing a chance they could choke on some of its parts. The U.S. more »»

Google, CEO donate to Ebola fight

November 11, 2014 NEW YORK — Google is launching a campaign to help fight Ebola by contributing $2 for every dollar people donate to a slew of nonprofits such as Save the Children and the Doctors Without Borders. more »»

Dendreon files for bankruptcy protection

November 11, 2014 Prostate cancer drug developer Dendreon is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with a plan that leads to either a sale of the company or a takeover by its lenders. more »»

Federal government struggles against cyberattacks

November 10, 2014 A $10 billion-a-year effort to protect sensitive government data, from military secrets to Social Security numbers, is struggling to keep pace with an increasing number of cyberattacks and is... more »»

China pledges $40 billion for new ‘Silk Road’

November 10, 2014 BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping is promising $40 billion to help Asian nations improve trade links in a new effort to assert Beijing’s ambitions as a regional leader. more »»

Yellen pledges clear signals for rate policies

November 8, 2014 PARIS — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Fed is striving to clearly communicate its intentions on interest rates in order to minimize surprises that could disrupt financial... more »»

Consumer borrowing up $15.9B to record

November 8, 2014 WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in September with gains in credit card debt and auto and student loans. The Federal Reserve says overall borrowing rose $1. more »»

Sears explores sale-leaseback deal

November 8, 2014 NEW YORK — Sears Holdings' stock skyrocketed in premarket trading after the struggling retailer said it's considering selling about 200 to 300 of its buildings to boost its liquidity. more »»

AT&T to buy Mexico's Iusacell for $2.5B

November 8, 2014 NEW YORK — AT&T says it will buy Mexican wireless company Iusacell for $2.5 billion including debt and says it plans to grow in Mexico. The Dallas company says Iusacell has 8. more »»

Gleam is gone as gold prices sink to 4-year low

November 7, 2014 NEW YORK — Nothing is going gold’s way. Inflation remains tame, the dollar looks strong and Americans are increasingly confident. more »»

Beef or Chicken? Beef prices hit fast-food chains

November 7, 2014 NEW YORK — Rising beef prices might not mean the cost of a Whopper is going to skyrocket, but it could mean you’ll be encouraged to order a chicken sandwich instead. more »»



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