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Mutual Funds Weekly: When bad thing...

Mutual Funds Weekly: When bad things happen to good investors

Investors make errors in judgment when they don?t apply life lessons and experiences to their money life.
The Wall Street Journal: AMD narrow...

The Wall Street Journal: AMD narrows loss as graphics sales gain

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. first-quarter loss narrowed as the chip maker reported a double-digit jump in sales, due to strong growth from the graphics and visual solutions unit.
Earnings Watch: Updates, advisories...

Earnings Watch: Updates, advisories and surprises

A roundup of the latest corporate earnings reports and what companies are saying about future quarters.
After Hours: AMD shares rise on ear...

After Hours: AMD shares rise on earnings, outlook

Advanced Micro Devices shares rose in the extended session Thursday after their quarterly result and outlook topped the Street view.
NewsWatch: 5 undiscovered banks tha...

NewsWatch: 5 undiscovered banks that provide high stock returns

Even without the Fed?s help, these tiny banks make lots of money, enriching shareholders, writes Philip van Doorn.
Market Snapshot: S&P 500?s weekly g...

Market Snapshot: S&P 500?s weekly gain is best since July 2013

U.S. stocks end the holiday-shortened week with solid gains, after four straight day of increases on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite.

BBC

Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss

Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss

The Co-operative Group reports losses of £2.5bn, the worst results in its 150-year history, after what its chief executive calls a "disastrous" year.
Ex-BP worker fined over shares trad...

Ex-BP worker fined over shares trade

A BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading.
Pensioners could get death estimate

Pensioners could get death estimate

Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.
Barnes & Noble founder offloads $64...

Barnes & Noble founder offloads $64m

Barnes & Noble chairman trims his stake in the bookstore company to 20% by selling shares worth $64m.
Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'

Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'

Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.
Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty

Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty

Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.

Reuters

Divers enter capsized South Korean ...

Divers enter capsized South Korean ferry in hunt for survivors

MOKPO/JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - A team of eight divers had entered a capsized South Korean ferry on Friday and was searching for survivors, although they were unlikely to find anyone alive from among hundreds still missing more than 48 hours after the vessel began sinking.
Still no success as deep-sea drone ...

Still no success as deep-sea drone searches for MH370

PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Hopes that a deep sea drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor might soon turn up a missing Malaysian jetliner were fading on Friday, as the remote-controlled submarine embarked on a fifth mission with still no sign of wreckage.
Students add Easter twist to dwindl...

Students add Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan students are marching barefoot, building crucifixes and planning to burn effigies of President Nicolas Maduro to try and breathe new life into their protest movement over Easter.
Four-way talks call for end to Ukra...

Four-way talks call for end to Ukraine violence

GENEVA/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union called after crisis talks on Thursday for an immediate halt to violence in Ukraine, where Western powers believe Russia is fomenting a pro-Russian separatist movement.
Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master...

Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. He was 87.
Obama argues healthcare law is work...

Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama mounted a vigorous effort on Thursday to show his signature healthcare law is working and dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for ousting Democrats from the U.S. Congress in November.

NewYorkTimes

Treatment Cost Could Influence Doct...

Treatment Cost Could Influence Doctors? Advice

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association said they would use cost data to rate the value of treatments.
Scientists Report Advance in ?thera...

Scientists Report Advance in ?therapeutic Cloning?

Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a patient?s DNA in order to treat diseases, they announced on Thursday, creating patient-specific cell lines out of the skin cells of two adult men.
DealBook: Morgan Stanley and Goldma...

DealBook: Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Adjust to New Banking Climate

Morgan Stanley?s solid first quarter provides evidence that it has adapted better to a stricter regulatory environment than rivals like Goldman Sachs, which reported an earnings decline.
DealBook: Shares of Twitter-Like We...

DealBook: Shares of Twitter-Like Weibo Surge on Opening Day, as China I.P.O.s Mount

The rise in shares in both Weibo, a Chinese microblogging service, and Sabre, a technology services provider, came after they scaled back the sizes of their offerings.
Lucrative Stardom in China, Using a...

Lucrative Stardom in China, Using a Webcam and a Voice

The success of typically low-budget productions offers a potential path for the rest of the world, which is struggling to move profitably into online programming.
Hollywood Begs for a Tax Break in S...

Hollywood Begs for a Tax Break in Some States, Including California

A battle for filmmaking tax credits has begun in several states ? including in California, the home of Hollywood ? and has led to cutbacks in others like Maryland.

ABC

Stunning Private Islands For Sale

Stunning Private Islands For Sale

From an island in the Bahamas with its own airplane landing strip to a woodsy getaway near Maine in Canadian waters, if you have the cash, you can live in paradise on your very own private island.
Find Out Who Topped Jay Z as the We...

Find Out Who Topped Jay Z as the Wealthiest Hip Hop Artist

Diddy, Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, or whatever else you want to call him, Sean Combs is numero uno, according to Forbes' list of wealthiest hip hop artists released today.
10 Most Awful Jobs for 2014 Reveale...

10 Most Awful Jobs for 2014 Revealed

CareerCast.com has their annual ranking of 200 different vocations across North America... and lumberjacks aren't cutting it!
Best of the Best? 4 Companies on Be...

Best of the Best? 4 Companies on Best Places to Work Lists

What are the best places to work in the U.S.? There's no lack of lists claiming to answer this question. Business Insider released its list of the 50 best places to work. It has little in common with Fortune's annual list of 100 best companies, released in January.
Are You Smarter Than a High Schoole...

Are You Smarter Than a High Schooler?

The College Board released on Wednesday sample tests showing the biggest changes to the SAT college admissions test since 2005. The draft questions are intended to give the public a sampling of the changes to come for the spring 2016 exam, giving high school students time to prepare for the changes that include changes like an optional essay, limited use of a calculator, and no more "obscure" vocabulary words.
How the Dow Jones Industrial Averag...

How the Dow Jones Industrial Average Fared

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major stock indexes fared Thursday

InternetNews

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plung...

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plunge

HP investors had a bad day, but the rest of the tech sector fared well.
HP CEO Hurd Quits After Harassment ...

HP CEO Hurd Quits After Harassment Investigation

As the executive who oversaw its turnaround departs, the tech titan rushes to reassure customers and shareholders.
FCC Drops Closed-Door Net Neutralit...

FCC Drops Closed-Door Net Neutrality Talks

In the wake of reported sideline talks between two rivals, the FCC says it lacks a "robust framework to preserve the openness and freedom of the Internet."
Microsoft-Salesforce Deal: Who Won?

Microsoft-Salesforce Deal: Who Won?

What's behind the settlement between a rising power in the cloud and software-as-a-service and software colossus Microsoft, which is trying to make its own inroads into the area?
Say What? The Week's Top Five IT Qu...

Say What? The Week's Top Five IT Quotes

Google Wave crashes, fighting to keep mainframe skills alive, beware the Outernet and more.
Android Passes RIM as Top Mobile OS...

Android Passes RIM as Top Mobile OS in 2Q

Google's Android operating systems hustled past RIM's BlackBerry OS in the second quarter, a byproduct of the release of several new 4G smartphones and wider carrier coverage for the devices.

FoxNews

Unions adding to public?s cynicism ...

Unions adding to public?s cynicism about government?

Unions adding to public?s cynicism about government?

Unions? push for federal funds

Just Born CEO unveils Peeps Minis

Just Born CEO unveils Peeps Minis

Just Born CEO unveils Peeps Minis

Enjoying Peeps year round

Invest with style in a luxury hair ...

Invest with style in a luxury hair salon

Invest with style in a luxury hair salon

Stylish investment

SanDisk CEO: 1Q was excellent execu...

SanDisk CEO: 1Q was excellent execution across all strategies

SanDisk CEO: 1Q was excellent execution across all strategies

SanDisk CEO on 1Q results

How much personality is too much fo...

How much personality is too much for a CEO?

How much personality is too much for a CEO?

The personality factor

Former Apple CEO on the ?Heartbleed...

Former Apple CEO on the ?Heartbleed? security bug

Former Apple CEO on the ?Heartbleed? security bug

Former Apple CEO on ?Heartbleed?

CNN

Who Detroit Bankruptcy hurts most

Who Detroit Bankruptcy hurts most

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8 million sign up for Obamacare

8 million sign up for Obamacare

Read full story for latest details.
Michaels hack hit 3 million

Michaels hack hit 3 million

After three months of investigation, the nation's largest craft store says payment information from up to 3 million customers was potentially stolen.
The car GM never wanted to build

The car GM never wanted to build

It never wanted to build the car now at the center of the recall crisis. And that showed.
GM dodges 'park it now' order

GM dodges 'park it now' order

A federal court judge denied an emergency motion Thursday that would have required General Motors to tell recalled car owners to stop driving those vehicles.
Stocks end week up over 2%

Stocks end week up over 2%

Stocks gain ahead of the holiday weekend despite IBM, Google and Chipotle sell-offs

WallStreet Journal

What's Barnes & Noble's Survival Pl...

What's Barnes & Noble's Survival Plan?

Barnes & Noble Chairman Leonard Riggio again trimmed his holdings in the struggling book seller, fueling questions about the retailer's prospects. Shares fell 12%.
GE to Sell More Businesses

GE to Sell More Businesses

General Electric Co. is planning to sell off more pieces of its sprawling conglomerate this year as Chief Executive Jeff Immelt seeks to improve the profitability of the overall industrial operations.
Wal-Mart to Launch Money-Transfer S...

Wal-Mart to Launch Money-Transfer Service

Wal-Mart is trying to shake up the money transfer industry with a new service that undercuts Western Union and MoneyGram with lower and simplified fees.
American Securities Puts Prison-Pho...

American Securities Puts Prison-Phone Operator GTL on Block

Global Tel*Link, the largest U.S. operator of prison phones, is being shopped by its private-equity owner, a move that follows a decision by federal regulators to cap the fees companies can charge for interstate inmate calls.
Concert Bookers Become Stars as Alb...

Concert Bookers Become Stars as Albums Fade

As musicians play more live shows to make up for diminished album sales, booking agents are moving into the spotlight?and earning more. New duties include creating offbeat venues, events and stunts that will help an artist stand out, especially as record companies do less.
Ford to Sell Lincoln Models in Chin...

Ford to Sell Lincoln Models in China

Ford said it would sell five U.S.-made Lincoln models by 2016, offering new details of its plans to pitch its premium cars to Chinese buyers who now equate luxury with German vehicles.

Washington Post

Obama hails 8 million enrollees for...

Obama hails 8 million enrollees for insurance under federal health-care law

President Obama announced Thursday that 8 million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, calling the feat a success story that Democrats should ?forcefully defend and be proud of? in the face of Republican election-year attacks on the law.

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Sloan: Before we take executives to...

Sloan: Before we take executives to task, let?s make sure we have the right target

Timing is everything. Consider, if you will, the story of Mary Barra, the first female chief executive of General Motors, who in less than a month went from pioneer to punching bag. For something that?s clearly GM?s fault, and some of her predecessors? fault ? but clearly not her fault.

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Here?s how we got to 8 million Obam...

Here?s how we got to 8 million Obamacare signups

After a two-week extension of the Obamacare open enrollment deadline, the White House announced today that 8 million people have signed up through the health-care law's insurance marketplaces since it opened in October. That means about 900,000 people picked a health plan in the two weeks since the end of the original March 31 enrollment deadline.

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Hypothetical technology is fun. Rea...

Hypothetical technology is fun. Real technology creeps us out.

Looking back at what technologies people thought were going to be common today a century ago, it's hard not to laugh. Our imaginations ran wild with visions of jetpacks and flying cars, and space elevators. It turns out we really haven't come that far: A Pew Research survey finds we're just as enamored of these fantastical devices as ever.

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Actually, cyclists make city street...

Actually, cyclists make city streets safer

In the hysteria that predated the launch of New York's bike-sharing system last year, many critics cried that the bikes would make the city's streets less safe. All those cyclists wouldn't be wearing helmets! They'd have no insurance! Accidents would skyrocket, and with them lawsuits against the city. Fatalities would triple!

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On Leadership: Here?s why Yahoo?s C...

On Leadership: Here?s why Yahoo?s COO got that $58 million severance package

Henrique de Castro may have worked at Yahoo for just 15 months. But they were some very lucrative ones.

In an SEC filing made public Wednesday, Yahoo revealed that the severance package it awarded de Castro, the company's former chief operating officer who exited the company in January, ended up being worth $58 million. That's more than three times the $17 million at which it was initially signed.

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CBS Stock Market

Stocks to Watch: Goldman Sachs, GE,...

Stocks to Watch: Goldman Sachs, GE, Chipotle are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday?s session are Goldman Sachs, General Electric, and Chipotle Mexican Grill.
Stocks to Watch: Bank of America, G...

Stocks to Watch: Bank of America, Google, IBM are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday?s session are Bank of America, Google, International Business Machines, and American Express.
Stocks to Watch: Coca-Cola, Intel, ...

Stocks to Watch: Coca-Cola, Intel, Yahoo are Tuesday?s stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Tuesday?s session are Coca-Cola, Intel, and Yahoo.
Stocks to Watch: Herbalife, Citigro...

Stocks to Watch: Herbalife, Citigroup, M&T Bank are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday?s session are Herbalife, Citigroup, and M&T Bank.
Stocks to Watch: J.P. Morgan Chase,...

Stocks to Watch: J.P. Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday?s session are J.P. Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and Fastenal.
Stocks to Watch: Family Dollar, Pie...

Stocks to Watch: Family Dollar, Pier 1, Rite Aid are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday?s session are Family Dollar Stores, Pier 1 Imports, and Rite Aid.

BBC Stock Market

US banking giants see mixed results

US banking giants see mixed results

US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump.
Weibo shares surge on US debut

Weibo shares surge on US debut

Shares in China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, went up by almost 20% on the first day of its listing in the US, despite a disappointing start.
Ex-BP worker fined over shares trad...

Ex-BP worker fined over shares trade

A BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading.
Barnes & Noble founder offloads $64...

Barnes & Noble founder offloads $64m

Barnes & Noble chairman trims his stake in the bookstore company to 20% by selling shares worth $64m.
Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty

Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty

Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price.
Mulberry warns of lower profits

Mulberry warns of lower profits

Luxury goods retailer Mulberry issues its second profit warning since Christmas and says it will look to introduce new "more affordable" products.

Reuters Stock Market

BlackBerry's meltdown sparks start-...

BlackBerry's meltdown sparks start-up boom in Canada's Silicon Valley

(Reuters) - The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster...
Airbnb asks New York to change law ...

Airbnb asks New York to change law it says costs $21 million in lost taxes

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Airbnb, the start-up accommodation service that investors value at billions of dollars, called on the state of New York to change a law it says is preventing it from...
U.S. small business borrowing slows...

U.S. small business borrowing slows in February

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. small businesses borrowing hit a five month low in February, in the latest indication of slower economic growth in the first quarter after an unusually harsh winter.
Lloyds to grow SME lending by 1 bil...

Lloyds to grow SME lending by 1 billion pounds in 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Bank said it will grow its lending to small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) by a further 1 billion pounds this year, seeing stronger growth prospects for smaller businesses...
'The Walking Dead' game maker raise...

'The Walking Dead' game maker raises $6 million in funding round

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish start-up Next Games has raised $6 million in funding in the latest of several venture capital investments in the Nordic country's booming mobile games industry, the...
U.S. small businesses notch year-on...

U.S. small businesses notch year-on-year increase in borrowing

(Reuters) - U.S. small businesses borrowed more money in January than they did a year earlier, signaling continued growth in the economy despite a spate of cold weather that has been blamed for...

NewYorkTimes Stock Market

DealBook: Shares of Twitter-Like We...

DealBook: Shares of Twitter-Like Weibo Surge on Opening Day, as China I.P.O.s Mount

The rise in shares in both Weibo, A Chinese microblogging service, and Sabre, a technology services provider, came after they scaled back the sizes of their offerings.
Lucrative Stardom in China, Using a...

Lucrative Stardom in China, Using a Webcam and a Voice

The success of typically low-budget productions offers a potential path for the rest of the world, which is struggling to move profitably into online programming.
DealBook: Looking at Some Corporate...

DealBook: Looking at Some Corporate Tax Loopholes Ordinary Citizens May Envy

On April 15, as individual taxpayers file, taking a look at a few opportunities for corporations that they may find slightly irksome.
DealBook: Charges Are Said to Be Ne...

DealBook: Charges Are Said to Be Near Over Kickbacks in Exports of Luxury Cars to China

An investigation by New York authorities is part of a broad national crackdown on businesses seeking to turn a quick profit by exporting luxury cars from the United States to China.
Iran Gets an Unlikely Visitor, an A...

Iran Gets an Unlikely Visitor, an American Plane, but No One Seems to Know Why

The presence of a United States-flagged aircraft in Iran is highly unusual in Iran these days, especially when it?s owned by a small Utah bank.
DealBook: Why Sugarcoat? British Co...

DealBook: Why Sugarcoat? British Conglomerate?s Chief Labels 2013 a Disaster

Richard Pennycook, the interim chief executive of the Co-operative Group in Britain, said 2013 was ?a disastrous year? and that the conglomerate?s results ?highlight fundamental failings in management and governance.?

Internet Stock Market News

Microsoft Inks UC Deal With Polycom

Microsoft Inks UC Deal With Polycom

Under a multi-year agreement unveiled Monday, Polycom will begin shipping integrated unified communications solutions built on Microsoft's Communications Server 14.
IT Earnings Way Up at Job Site Elan...

IT Earnings Way Up at Job Site Elance

Google App Engine, HTML5, search engine optimization and social media marketing are among the fastest movers on Elance's list of hot job opportunities available online.
Google, Verizon Posit Net Neutralit...

Google, Verizon Posit Net Neutrality Accord

The two Internet and communications giants have put aside their differences to hammer what could be a palatable legislative solution to the net neutrality brouhaha.
Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plung...

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plunge

HP investors had a bad day, but the rest of the tech sector fared well.
New Federal Data Breach Bill Debuts...

New Federal Data Breach Bill Debuts in Senate

The new bill is getting early support from prominent Democrats and could require enterprises meet tighter security measures and new notification rules.
Cisco Unveils Top 10 Web Malware Th...

Cisco Unveils Top 10 Web Malware Threats

Contaminated websites are still a threat, but Cisco's latest security report suggests that are plenty of other Web-borne malware scams that can cost you or your company dearly.

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Stocks end week up over 2%

Stocks end week up over 2%

Stocks gain ahead of the holiday weekend despite IBM, Google and Chipotle sell-offs
Wealthy investors flock to fine art...

Wealthy investors flock to fine art funds

Wealthy investors are piling into art investment funds, sending the value of international art sales soaring.
The Divergent trend: Bad for stocks

The Divergent trend: Bad for stocks

Read full story for latest details.
Weibo shares pop 19% in IPO

Weibo shares pop 19% in IPO

The Chinese social media company sees solid demand in its initial public offering, offering some hope for other Chinese technology companies hoping to list in the United States.
Meet CNNMoney's new Tech 30 stock i...

Meet CNNMoney's new Tech 30 stock index

CNNMoney has created a portfolio of the 30 most important technology stocks on the planet that you can track every day.
Goldman Sachs investment banking ro...

Goldman Sachs investment banking roars back

Goldman Sachs reports strong earnings results Thursday thanks to lower expenses and investment banking fees.

WallStreet Journal

What's Barnes & Noble's Survival Pl...

What's Barnes & Noble's Survival Plan?

Barnes & Noble Chairman Leonard Riggio again trimmed his holdings in the struggling book seller, fueling questions about the retailer's prospects. Shares fell 12%.
GE to Sell More Businesses

GE to Sell More Businesses

General Electric Co. is planning to sell off more pieces of its sprawling conglomerate this year as Chief Executive Jeff Immelt seeks to improve the profitability of the overall industrial operations.
Wal-Mart to Launch Money-Transfer S...

Wal-Mart to Launch Money-Transfer Service

Wal-Mart is trying to shake up the money transfer industry with a new service that undercuts Western Union and MoneyGram with lower and simplified fees.
American Securities Puts Prison-Pho...

American Securities Puts Prison-Phone Operator GTL on Block

Global Tel*Link, the largest U.S. operator of prison phones, is being shopped by its private-equity owner, a move that follows a decision by federal regulators to cap the fees companies can charge for interstate inmate calls.
Concert Bookers Become Stars as Alb...

Concert Bookers Become Stars as Albums Fade

As musicians play more live shows to make up for diminished album sales, booking agents are moving into the spotlight?and earning more. New duties include creating offbeat venues, events and stunts that will help an artist stand out, especially as record companies do less.
Ford to Sell Lincoln Models in Chin...

Ford to Sell Lincoln Models in China

Ford said it would sell five U.S.-made Lincoln models by 2016, offering new details of its plans to pitch its premium cars to Chinese buyers who now equate luxury with German vehicles.

Washington Post

Asia stocks inch higher despite wor...

Asia stocks inch higher despite world woes

BANGKOK -- Most Asian markets took cues from Wall Street on Thursday and edged higher despite serious challenges to the global economy, including Japan's struggle to contain an earthquake-spawned nuclear crisis, Portugal's unresolved financial problems and uprisings in the Middle East.
Toyota to curb N. America productio...

Toyota to curb N. America production after quake

TOKYO -- Toyota Motor Corp., the world's biggest automaker, said Thursday it expects to halt production at some of its factories in North America due to shortages of parts from Japan following a devastating earthquake.
Boeing: US gets the tanker it wante...

Boeing: US gets the tanker it wanted, nothing more

-- A Boeing executive said on Wednesday that the Air Force will get the tanker it ordered - and no more.
Watchdog: FAA improves for-hire air...

Watchdog: FAA improves for-hire aircraft oversight

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Aviation Administration has significantly improved its safety oversight of for-hire aircraft companies but hasn't followed through on recommendations regarding air tours and illegal operators, a government watchdog said Wednesday.
Big BMW sedan adds hybrid

Big BMW sedan adds hybrid

-- Gasoline-electric hybrid versions of BMW's big, 2011 BMW 7-Series sedans come with the federal government's lowest fuel economy rating of all regular-production hybrids.
Asia stocks mixed amid uncertainty ...

Asia stocks mixed amid uncertainty in Japan, Libya

BANGKOK -- Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday following a retreat on Wall Street as the staggering toll exacted by Japan's worst-ever earthquake came into sharper focus and uncertainties grew about the outcome of Western military action against Libya.

ABC Stock Market

Stunning Private Islands For Sale

Stunning Private Islands For Sale

From an island in the Bahamas with its own airplane landing strip to a woodsy getaway near Maine in Canadian waters, if you have the cash, you can live in paradise on your very own private island.
Find Out Who Topped Jay Z as the We...

Find Out Who Topped Jay Z as the Wealthiest Hip Hop Artist

Diddy, Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, or whatever else you want to call him, Sean Combs is numero uno, according to Forbes' list of wealthiest hip hop artists released today.
10 Most Awful Jobs for 2014 Reveale...

10 Most Awful Jobs for 2014 Revealed

CareerCast.com has their annual ranking of 200 different vocations across North America... and lumberjacks aren't cutting it!
Best of the Best? 4 Companies on Be...

Best of the Best? 4 Companies on Best Places to Work Lists

What are the best places to work in the U.S.? There's no lack of lists claiming to answer this question. Business Insider released its list of the 50 best places to work. It has little in common with Fortune's annual list of 100 best companies, released in January.
Are You Smarter Than a High Schoole...

Are You Smarter Than a High Schooler?

The College Board released on Wednesday sample tests showing the biggest changes to the SAT college admissions test since 2005. The draft questions are intended to give the public a sampling of the changes to come for the spring 2016 exam, giving high school students time to prepare for the changes that include changes like an optional essay, limited use of a calculator, and no more "obscure" vocabulary words.
How the Dow Jones Industrial Averag...

How the Dow Jones Industrial Average Fared

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major stock indexes fared Thursday

Financial Times

Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87

Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87

The Colombian author was a master of magical realism, an ardent leftist and outsold everything published in Spanish except the Bible
Geneva talks end with Ukraine agree...

Geneva talks end with Ukraine agreement

Kerry and Lavrov announce measures including disbanding armed groups and greater access for international monitors as Europe weighs cost of more sanctions
National Bank of Greece plans bond ...

National Bank of Greece plans bond launch

The bond is expected to have a five-year maturity with a yield of about 4.5%, compared to 4.95% on the country?s five-year sovereign issue last week
Goldman looks to fight rivals with ...

Goldman looks to fight rivals with capital advantage

The investment bank is looking to take advantage of rival?s business exits as it overcomes the worst start to the year for at least six years for its fixed income trading business
Twitter beats Facebook to mobile ad...

Twitter beats Facebook to mobile ad launch

The social media companies are embarking on a battle to lure advertisers by promoting themselves as a one-stop shop to buy space across mobile
Morgan Stanley cheers with 49% prof...

Morgan Stanley cheers with 49% profit jump

A smaller fixed income trading division and a bet in wealth management pay off for the investment bank
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