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US stocks mostly up as Fed debate intensifies

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Wall Street stocks finished mostly higher Wednesday as US Federal Reserve minutes showed rising debate over recent improvements in the jobs market.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Asian shares edge higher ahead of US Fed chief’s speech

Pedestrians are reflected on an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Asian shares mostly edged higher Wednesday, Aug. 20, following a positive lead from Wall Street, where stocks advanced on encouraging US economic data before a keynote speech this week by the Federal Reserve chief.  AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

Asian shares mostly edged higher Wednesday following a positive lead from Wall Street, where stocks advanced on encouraging US economic data before a keynote speech this week by the Federal Reserve chief.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

McDonald’s to launch retail coffee line in early 2015

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McDonald’s Tuesday became the latest food giant to enter the retail coffee market, announcing plans to market a variety of coffee products under its McCafe brand.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

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Former Microsoft chief Steven Ballmer on Tuesday said he is stepping down as a member of the software giant’s board of directors.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US stocks rise on housing data, Home Depot earnings

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US stocks Tuesday finished with solid gains following encouraging economic data and a solid earnings report from Home Depot.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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