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Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 at 02:29 AM EST

US Stocks End Dismal, Volatile Year on a Bright Note

US Stocks End Dismal, Volatile Year on a Bright Note

Wall Street closed out a dismal, turbulent year for stocks on a bright note Monday, but still finished 2018 with the worst showing in a decade. After setting a series of records through the late summer and...

Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 at 07:30 PM EST

Verizon Reaches Deal to Continue Carrying Disney Channels

Verizon Reaches Deal to Continue Carrying Disney Channels

Verizon customers can continue to watch ESPN, ABC and other channels owned by Disney after the two companies announced a deal over programming fees. The telecommunications giant and the entertainment company...

Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 at 01:31 PM EST

US Retailers Hope Higher Pay Will Buy More Efficient Workers

US Retailers Hope Higher Pay Will Buy More Efficient Workers

America's retailers, struggling to fill jobs, have been raising pay to try to keep and attract enough employees. Now, some stores want something in return: A more efficient worker. To that end, retailers, fast...

Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 at 12:46 AM EST

Wall Street Faces Annual Losses Despite Solid Gains for Week

Wall Street Faces Annual Losses Despite Solid Gains for Week

Wall Street capped a week of volatile trading Friday with an uneven finish and the market's first weekly gain since November. Losses in technology, energy and industrial stocks outweighed gains in retailers and...

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 at 08:31 PM EST

Trump and China Loom Over a Tumultuous Year in Asia

Trump and China Loom Over a Tumultuous Year in Asia

To judge by the stream of extraordinary images on the Korean Peninsula, you might think 2018 marked the beginning of an elusive peace in one of the world's last vestiges of the Cold War. Just months after a...

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 at 09:16 PM EST

Sears Chairman Makes Last-Minute Bid on Company

Sears Chairman Makes Last-Minute Bid on Company

Department store chain Sears won a reprieve from liquidating Friday after its chairman, Eddie Lampert, submitted a $4.4 billion bid in an effort to buy the retailer and keep it alive. Lampert's hedge fund, ESL...

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 at 03:57 AM EST

Trade War, Profits, Marijuana: Markets Saw It All in 2018

Trade War, Profits, Marijuana: Markets Saw It All in 2018

Wall Street started 2018 strong, buoyed by a growing economy and corporate profits. It isn't ending that way. U.S. stocks climbed to new highs early, shook off a sudden, steep drop by spring and rode a wave of...

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 at 07:02 AM EST

Sears May Be Down to Last 24 Hours If No Bid Comes Friday

Sears May Be Down to Last 24 Hours If No Bid Comes Friday

Sears, the 125-year-old icon, has 24 hours to survive. The employer of more than 68,000 filed for bankruptcy in October. Its last shot at survival is a $4.6 billion proposal put forward by its chairman,...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 12:03 PM EST

Elon Musk's Lawyers Try to Dismiss Cave Diver's Lawsuit

Elon Musk's Lawyers Try to Dismiss Cave Diver's Lawsuit

Lawyers for Elon Musk on Wednesday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against him related to tweets calling a British rescue diver a "pedo guy," saying the comments were exaggerated and Twitter itself is...

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 10:56 AM EST

'Shark Tank' Star: Paying Debt Is Best New Year's Resolution

'Shark Tank' Star: Paying Debt Is Best New Year's Resolution

The start of a new year is more than just an opportunity to pop some bubbly. It also serves as a fresh slate; a time to set new goals and create a game plan to execute them. But there’s one aspect of your life...

 

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