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Starbucks US sales rise with help of revamped food

In this July 11, 2013 file photo, a man drinks a Starbucks coffee in New York. Starbucks reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Starbucks said Thursday its revamped breakfast sandwiches and other food offerings helped boost sales at its U.S. cafes.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

US stocks little changed; S&P 500 inches to record

Wall Street stocks Thursday finished little changed with the S&P 500 inching to a new record following mixed US economic data and a flood of corporate earnings.  AP PHOTO/MARK LENNIHAN

Wall Street stocks Thursday finished little changed with the S&P 500 inching to a new record following mixed US economic data and a flood of corporate earnings.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Oil prices slide despite upbeat economic data

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Oil prices sank Thursday, despite some encouraging economic data in the US, China and Europe, as traders kept an eye on the Ukraine crisis and Middle East tensions.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

S&P 500 at new record on Apple earnings; Dow drops

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The S&P 500 Wednesday closed at a new record high after strong Apple earnings lifted the tech sector on a mixed day for stocks.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

US stocks rise on housing report, corporate earnings

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US stocks Tuesday finished higher following a busy day of corporate earnings and a report showing the highest level of existing-home sales in eight months.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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