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Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand

Investing in airlines has long been the butt of jokes, especially when many U.S. carriers traipsed through bankruptcy court in the past decade. Read more »

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Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare

As the U.S. economy has improved and employers have regained confidence, companies have been steadily shedding fewer workers. Read more »

Published 6 hours ago

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IMF cuts US and global growth forecasts for 2014

The International Monetary Fund foresees the global economy expanding less than it had previously forecast, slowed by weaker growth in the United States, Russia and developing economies. Read more »

Published 9 hours ago

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Ford 2Q net profit up 6 percent to $1.3 billion

Ford Motor Co. beat Wall Street's expectations in the second quarter as it chalked up a record profit in North America and made money in Europe for the first time in three years. Read more »

Published 9 hours ago

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Ukraine worries 'set to weigh' on eurozone economy

The escalating tensions in Ukraine, which have led to a sharp deterioration in relations between the West and Russia, could weigh on a modestly improving economic recovery in the 18-country eurozone. Read more »

Published 9 hours ago

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NYC official: Thieves got into 1,000 StubHub accounts

The Manhattan district attorney says six people have been indicted in an international ring that managed to take over more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts and fraudulently buy tickets to such... Read more »

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US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Fair Trade brings big sales and a clear conscience

Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist

Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared —except the money those posts produce. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Retail trade group reduces annual sales forecast

The nation's largest retail trade group is paring its annual sales forecast because of slower-than-expected growth during the first half of the year tied to winter storms and lingering economic woes. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Commercial jets push Boeing profits up 52 percent

Increased production of passenger jets helped push up Boeing's profit by 52 percent in the second quarter, topping Wall Street's expectations. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Oil stays above $102 amid Gaza peace efforts

The price of oil inched further above $102 a barrel Wednesday amid a new push for a cease-fire between Israel and Palestine and after Europe imposed additional sanctions on Russia that fell short... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Ultra high definition TVs boost LG Display profit

LG Display Co. said profit for the April-June quarter more than doubled as a stronger won reduced the value of its foreign debt and the World Cup boosted demand for ultra-high-definition TVs. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Credit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case

Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) Tuesday after paying the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S.... Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession

Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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'X-Men' virtual reality experience coming to Comic-Con

Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June

U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear

Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says. Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Comic-Con offers toy designers a chance to go wild

When it comes to designing the highly coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers... Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Microsoft makes design central to its future

Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, he designed food — or "food concepts," he says, for people on the go. Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Verizon launches rewards program with tracking

Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent... Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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