By MAE ANDERSON | October 23, 2014 9:30 pmAmazon's loss makes holidays a question mark
Rajaratnam brother barred for 5 years in SEC deal
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 5:42 pmThe brother of a jailed former hedge fund boss will be barred for at least five years from the securities industry and pay about $841,000 to settle a civil insider trading case against him.
A blue Christmas for Amazon?
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 4:24 pmIt might be a blue Christmas for Amazon.
Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 4:24 pmMicrosoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud computing and diversify into mobile devices helped lift sales by 25 percent.
AMC enters joint venture to operate BBC America
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 4:01 pmAMC Networks Inc. said Thursday it will pay $200 million to acquire a stake in BBC America.
What to expect from your bond mutual fund
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 3:00 pmOh, right. Stability. That's what bond mutual funds are for.
How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 1:57 pmThe stock market got a boost Thursday from a combination of strong corporate earnings and encouraging economic reports. Caterpillar and 3M were among the companies posting results that impressed investors....
Figures on government spending and debt
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 1:37 pmFigures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.
US tech firm fined for underpaying Indian workers
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 1:37 pmA Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators found eight employees brought from India were grossly underpaid and overworked while assigned to a special project in the U.S.
Fuel costs ease, US airline profits soar
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 12:49 pmProfits are soaring at the biggest U.S. airlines as fuel prices drop -- but don't expect fares to fall too.
Comcast wins more Internet customers, ad sales up
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 12:25 pmComcast Corp.'s third-quarter net income jumped 50 percent in the third quarter, helped by a one-time tax settlement, growth in Internet subscribers and fewer defectors from its cable service.
Eurozone survey rise does not ease recession fears
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 10:30 amA stronger than anticipated economic survey Thursday failed to inspire much optimism that the recovery in the 18-country eurozone and of France in particular would be anything but muted.
Puma helps drive Kering's Q3 sales
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 9:42 amKering, the company Saint Laurent couture and Puma streetwear, says revenue grew 3.3 percent in the third quarter even as its Gucci brand continued to see sales slump.
Nokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 9:37 amNokia is showing signs that it has turned around its fortunes following the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft.
Correction: Earns-McDonald's story
Associated Press | October 23, 2014 9:30 amIn an Oct. 21 story about McDonald's third-quarter earnings results, The Associated Press reported that a TV station in China showed one of the company's suppliers repackaging expired meat. The story should have said the station showed the supplier repackaging meat that was alleged to be expired. The claim has not been publicly confirmed by the government or the supplier.
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