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  • Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in China's Alibaba Group that has turned ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle another record year for holiday-season package deliveries.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • RadioShack’s chief financial officer resigns

    RadioShack said Monday morning that its chief financial officer John Feray resigned on Friday, citing personal reasons.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • McDonald’s August sales metric hurt by supplier scandal in China

    OAK BROOK (AP) – McDonald’s said Tuesday that a key global sales figure fell 3.7 percent in August, ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Walgreen adds hedge fund founder to board

    Walgreen has named Jana Partners founder Barry Rosenstein to its board, and the activist investor wi ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Whole Foods Market announces delivery

    AUSTIN, Texas – Whole Foods Market Inc. has partnered with Instacart to offer grocery delivery withi ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Police short on Hispanic officers

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by an officer in a nearly all-white po ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Secret to small business’s staying power: ‘We’ve never shut down for a day’

    The vibe at 12-year-old Common Market in Charlotte, North Carolina, where patrons can order a “tree ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fast-food protesters cuffed at higher-pay rallies

    NEW YORK (AP) – Police handcuffed dozens of protesters who blocked traffic in dozens of cities acros ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • United adds larger version of Boeing Dreamliner jet

    SEATTLE (AP) – United Airlines is showing confidence in Boeing’s 787 by taking delivery of the new, ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Behind Big Macs, a drama over corporate control

    NEW YORK (AP) – Behind those Big Macs and Whoppers is a hidden drama over corporate control.The fast ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Google’s health startup forges venture with AbbVie

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Google’s ambitious health startup is teaming up with biotechnology drugmaker Ab ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • McDonald’s boosts oversight of Chinese suppliers after scandal

    NEW YORK (AP) – McDonald’s said it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-saf ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

    DETROIT (AP) – Big discounts. Six- or 7-year loans, in some cases to buyers who would have been turn ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • New food research center gets home

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The National Corn Growers Association has selected Fargo as the site for a nation ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:15 am
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