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MasterCard 2Q profit slips and revenue falls short

MasterCard Inc. on Wednesday said that its second-quarter profit edged down 1 percent as a strong dollar weighed on the company's results. Read more »

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Fed is likely to delay 1st rate hike in 9 years a bit longer

The Federal Reserve is moving toward raising interest rates from record lows — just not likely yet. Read more »

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US strength helps Goodyear top expectations

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. on Wednesday reported a drop in second-quarter profit as a strong U.S. dollar cut into international sales, but the results beat Wall Street expectations. Read more »

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Insurer Anthem hikes 2015 forecast, 2Q earnings climb

Health insurer Anthem is raising its 2015 forecast again after earnings jumped more than 17 percent in its most recent quarter. Read more »

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NTSB: Developer of commercial spacecraft should have prepared for human error

The developer of the commercial spacecraft that broke apart during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert last year failed to protect against human error, specifically the co-pilot unlocking... Read more »

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US pending home sales slip in June

The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales growth. Read more »

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Court orders EPA to relax air-pollution limits in 13 states

A federal appeals court is ordering the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from... Read more »

Published July 28, 2015

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From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee. Read more »

Published July 28, 2015

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Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half

Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies. Read more »

Published July 28, 2015

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Global markets stabilize; US indexes move higher on earnings

Global stock markets are steadying as a rout in Chinese shares slowed and U.S. indexes moved higher. Read more »

Published July 28, 2015

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Ford surprises in 2Q with record North American profit

Ford Motor Co.'s net income jumped 44 percent to $1.9 billion in the second quarter as the company was able to charge more for new SUVs with premium features. Read more »

Published July 28, 2015

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US home prices rose 4.9 pct. in May, lifted by strong sales

U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year. Read more »

Published July 28, 2015

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Greece advances in loan talks, under fire for euro exit plan

Greece pushed ahead with talks on a new rescue loan Tuesday, but its government came under increasing pressure over claims it had a top-secret plan to prepare for a euro exit that involved... Read more »

Published July 28, 2015

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Report presents case for Wyoming wind power to California

California regulators could achieve savings in water use, electricity rates and greenhouse emissions by turning to Wyoming wind power to help offset the natural ups and downs of wind and solar... Read more »

Published July 27, 2015

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Hillary Clinton offers energy plans, declines comment on Keystone XL oil pipeline

Hillary Rodham Clinton is detailing new energy proposals in Iowa to address climate change. She calls global warming one of the "most urgent threats of our time." Read more »

Published July 27, 2015

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Clinton aims high in green energy plan

Calling climate change one of the "most urgent threats of our time," Hillary Rodham Clinton laid out elements of a sweeping plan Monday that would see every U.S. home powered by renewable energy by... Read more »

Published July 27, 2015

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US appeals court rejects apartheid cases against Ford, IBM

Victims of apartheid in South Africa cannot sue IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Corp. in New York because they cannot show that the companies' alleged offending behavior occurred in the United States, a... Read more »

Published July 27, 2015

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As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006

The Federal Reserve is getting close to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, perhaps in September. When it meets this week, though, don't expect any timetable for a rate... Read more »

Published July 27, 2015

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Israel's Teva buys Allergan generic drug company for $40.5B

Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Monday it is purchasing Dublin-based Allergan PLC's generic pharmaceuticals business for $40.5 billion, in what Israeli analysts called the... Read more »

Published July 27, 2015

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Orders for US durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June

Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods posted a sizable gain in June, but the advance was fueled by higher demand for commercial aircraft. Outside of this volatile category, a... Read more »

Published July 27, 2015

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Gov't: Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back 500,000 pickups

Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators... Read more »

Published July 27, 2015

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Greece, creditors get down to business on bailout deal

Technical talks over Greece's third bailout in five years are poised to start in the next day or so as negotiators representing the country's creditors continued arriving in Athens Monday. Read more »

Published July 27, 2015

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Shanghai share index dives more than 8 percent

The Shanghai share index dived more than 8 percent Monday as Chinese stocks suffered a renewed sell-off despite government efforts to support the market. Read more »

Published July 27, 2015

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Wildfire watching: Rangers in towers are out, cameras are in

For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire. Read more »

Published July 26, 2015

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New Yorker rises from school teacher to FBI boss

The first Hispanic to run the FBI's largest field office almost never got there. Read more »

Published July 26, 2015

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