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Bill Ackman bails out of JC Penney

NEW YORK (AP) - J.C. Penney's largest investor and former board member is bailing out.

August 26, 2013 | | Nationwide


Bill Ackman bails out of JC Penney

NEW YORK (AP) - J.C. Penney's largest investor and former board member is bailing out.

August 26, 2013 | | Nationwide


Orders for long-lasting factory goods plunge

WASHINGTON (AP) - Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell sharply last month as demand for commercial aircraft plummeted and businesses spent less on computers and electrical equipment.

August 26, 2013 | | Nationwide


GM gets back in the Super Bowl game

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. is bringing its ads back to football's biggest game.

August 23, 2013 | | Nationwide


GM gets back in the Super Bowl game

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. is bringing its ads back to football's biggest game.

August 23, 2013 | | Nationwide


GM gets back in the Super Bowl game

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. is bringing its ads back to football's biggest game.

August 23, 2013 | | Nationwide


GM gets back in the Super Bowl game

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. is bringing its ads back to football's biggest game.

August 23, 2013 | | Nationwide


GM gets back in the Super Bowl game

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. is bringing its ads back to football's biggest game.

August 23, 2013 | | Nationwide


GM gets back in the Super Bowl game

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. is bringing its ads back to football's biggest game.

August 23, 2013 | | Nationwide


Yahoo passed Google in Web visitors in July

NEW YORK (AP) - For the first time in more than two years, more Americans visited Yahoo's websites than Google's, according to comScore Inc.'s Internet traffic data for July.

August 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


Gap raises outlook after stronger 2nd quarter

NEW YORK (AP) - Gap Inc. raised its earnings per share outlook for the year on Thursday, after its summer lineup helped boost second-quarter results and advanced its turnaround push.

August 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


UPS to end coverage for working spouses

DALLAS (AP) - United Parcel Service Inc. plans to drop health-insurance benefits for working spouses of nonunion employees if they can get coverage elsewhere. It blames the change partly on the new health-care law.

August 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


Technical glitch halts trading

NEW YORK (AP) - A mysterious glitch halted trading on the Nasdaq for three hours Thursday in the latest major electronic breakdown on Wall Street, embarrassing the stock exchange that hosts the biggest names in technology, including Apple, Microsoft and Google.

August 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


Wells Fargo to lay off 2,300 mortgage workers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Wells Fargo is laying off workers from its mortgage unit, the latest sign that the mortgage refinancing boom has cooled.

August 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


Facebook aims to get world online

MENLO PARK (AP) - Food, water and the Internet?

August 21, 2013 | | Nationwide


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US settles case over fake Facebook page

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information from her cellphone to set up a fake Facebook page in her identity, a tactic that raised privacy concerns and led to a federal government review of the ruse, according to court papers filed Tuesday.

January 20, 2015 | | Nationwide


Twitter buys ZipDial in bid for users in emerging markets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twitter said Tuesday that it plans to buy Indian mobile marketing company ZipDial as it tries to reach new users in developing regions.

January 20, 2015 | | Nationwide


Does Airbnb help or hurt affordable housing?

NEW YORK (AP) - They cater to travelers, but Airbnb and other short-term rental sites are sparking debate over an issue few tourists are likely to unpack: affordable housing.

January 20, 2015 | | Nationwide


Cheap oil means spending changes

WASHINGTON (AP) - Cheap oil doesn't only mean cheaper gas in the tank. It means that a car dealer in Illinois is shuffling the inventory of models he'll be selling, that more students in Wisconsin may get school-provided iPads, that some planned projects in a Southern California city will get delayed, and that some expected oilfield hiring in North Dakota and Texas may not happen.

January 19, 2015 | | Nationwide


BUSINESS NEWS

• AMAZON BRANCHING OUT FROM TV SERIES TO MOVIE PRODUCTION: SEATTLE (AP) - Amazon Studios is branching out from television series to movies, announcing plans to begin producing and acquiring original movies for theatrical release and, within weeks, video streaming.

January 19, 2015 | | Nationwide


Pumpkin seed: Future cash crop for Oregon?

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) - Eastern Oregon and western Idaho already produce many of the nation's decorative pumpkins. Now an economic development official is exploring whether the area could support production of pumpkin seeds for healthy snack foods.

January 19, 2015 | | Nationwide


Obama Treasury choice withdraws

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Wall Street banker nominated by President Barack Obama to be the third-ranking official at the Treasury Department has pulled out of contention for the post in the face of Democratic opposition, a blow to the White House and a victory for the party's liberal wing.

January 12, 2015 | | Nationwide


Social Security won’t seize tax refunds

WASHINGTON (AP) - People who owe old debts to the Social Security Administration are getting a reprieve this tax season: The federal government won't be seizing their tax refunds.

January 12, 2015 | | Nationwide


Got help paying for health care? Watch your mailbox

WASHINGTON (AP) - If you're among the millions of consumers who got financial help for health insurance last year under President Barack Obama's law, better keep an eye on your mailbox.

January 12, 2015 | | Nationwide


NY elected officials take aim at Uber surge pricing

NEW YORK (AP) - New York's turf war on wheels reached fever pitch Monday as City Council members grilled representatives of the app-based Uber service - a fierce competitor of the city's 13,000 yellow cabs hailed with a flailing hand.

January 12, 2015 | | Nationwide


GADGET SHOW

LAS VEGAS (AP) - One of the biggest changes in television this year will be more channels being available online with no separate cable or satellite subscription. But for would-be cord-cutters, watching live sports online has been elusive - until now. Dish Network Corp. on Monday unveiled an Internet-only subscription offering that includes ESPN.

January 05, 2015 | | Nationwide


Strong dollar makes world travel cheaper

DALLAS (AP) - If you've been putting off a trip abroad because it's too expensive, start packing your bags.

January 05, 2015 | | Nationwide


Gadgets raise your home’s IQ

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Imagine a world in which your garage door opens automatically as you pull into the driveway. The living room lights and heater turn on - perhaps the oven starts warming up, too. In the so-called "smart home," cars, appliances and other devices all have sensors and Internet connectivity to think and act for themselves, and make your life easier.

January 05, 2015 | | Nationwide


Petco pulls Chinese treats amid fears they sickened pets

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Petco said Monday it has removed all remaining Chinese-made dog and cat treats from its website and stores nationwide because of concerns they have sickened thousands of pets and killed 1,000 dogs in the U.S. since 2007.

January 05, 2015 | | Nationwide


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