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Japan downgrades growth estimate for July-Sept to 1.3 pct

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:07:51 GMT2016-12-08T01:07:51Z

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan has reported its economy grew at a slower pace than earlier estimated in July to September, expanding at an annual pace of 1.3 percent....

Alaska Airlines settles lawsuit against Virgin America deal

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:38:34 GMT2016-12-07T23:38:34Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Alaska Airlines has removed its last major hurdle to buying Virgin America....

Trian, hungry for more, takes a bigger bite of Wendy's

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:05:12 GMT2016-12-07T23:05:12Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wendy's shares rose nearly 5 percent after Trian Fund Management increased its stake in the burger chain....

Trying to discern Trump policy: He's been on both sides

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:28:39 GMT2016-12-07T22:28:39Z

Lawmakers are trying to discern what antitrust policy might look like in the Trump administration....

Business Highlights

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:12:19 GMT2016-12-07T22:12:19Z


Prologis and Western Digital climb; Pfizer skids

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:50:39 GMT2016-12-07T21:50:39Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday:...

How the Dow Jones industrial average finished Wednesday

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:45:58 GMT2016-12-07T21:45:58Z

The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 indexes soared to their biggest gains since the presidential election on Wednesday and set all-time highs. Investors bought stocks that do well in times of faster economic growth, like technology and industrial companies, but and also snapped up stocks that pay large dividends....

Figures on government spending and debt

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:33:15 GMT2016-12-07T21:33:15Z


Markets Right Now: Dow, S&P 500 surge to record high closes

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:07:32 GMT2016-12-07T21:07:32Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):...

Playworld recalls 1,300 slides because of hazard

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:15:04 GMT2016-12-07T20:15:04Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Playworld Systems Inc. is recalling 1,300 slides that are used in school and municipal playgrounds after a defect caused two finger amputations in children....