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  • In this Oct. 8, 2014 photo, a man walks to work on Wall Street, near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Stocks are opening higher Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 after several big companies reported results that pleased investors. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Stocks rally; S&P 500 has best day of 2014
    New York • The U.S. stock market marched higher Tuesday, giving the Standard & Poor’s 500 index its best day of the year. Investors rallied behind an …
    Updated 12:33 am   |     Share
  • Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat
    Englewood, Colo. • Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish’s programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 09:21 am   |     Share
  • Former Michaels’ owner files for bankruptcy
    Dallas • Samuel Wyly, one-time owner of the Michaels arts-and-crafts store chain, is filing for bankruptcy protection as he and the estate of his brot …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 09:18 am   |     Share
  • New rules on banks’ risk in mortgage bonds eased
    Washington • New U.S. rules aimed at getting banks to take on more of the risk when they package and sell mortgage securities are being relaxed with a …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 09:13 am   |     Share


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  • FILE - In this June 6, 2014 file photo, pedestrians use their cell phones as they pass a Verizon Wireless store near New York's Union Square. Verizon reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Verizon reports higher 3Q net income, revenue
    New York • Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday reported higher net income and revenue in its third quarter, helped by strong wireless subscriber gr …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 09:09 am   |     Share
  • China’s growth rate helps shore up world markets
    London • European stocks rebounded Tuesday after figures showed China’s economic growth slowed less than feared. U.S. shares were poised to make furth …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:55 am   |     Share
  • Stocks rise, helped by Chinese data, Apple results
    New York • U.S. stocks were solidly higher in early trading Tuesday, the market’s fourth straight day of advances, following an encouraging report on …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:52 am   |     Share
  • Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors
    New York • Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs? Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:48 am   |     Share
  • Google tries to upstage Apple with latest devices
    San Francisco • Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who …
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  • A look at how your voice is being used to ID you
    London • Businesses and governments around the world are increasingly turning to voice biometrics, which sometimes are described as voiceprints, to re …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 12:40 pm   |     Share
  • Review: Music player learns your tastes over time
    New York • Some things get better with time: wine, jeans and this “smart” music player I’ve been using on and off for a few months. The idea behind th …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:48 am   |     Share
  • Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong hiring in the U.S. U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous m …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 10:40 am   |     Share
  • Apple Pay is demonstrated at Apple headquarters on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 in Cupertino, Calif. In announcing a Monday launch date, Apple CEO Tim Cook said deals have been made with hundreds of additional banks since the service was announced last month. Cook also said additional merchants plan to accept Apple Pay by the end of the year. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Apple shows off new gadgets, but Pay is bigger bet
    Cupertino, Calif. • Apple showed off thinner iPads and a new iMac with a high-resolution display last week. Sleek and stunning, yes, but not likely to …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:48 am   |     Share
  • U.S. stocks move higher; IBM disappoints
    New York • U.S. stocks moved higher Monday in midday trading following a turbulent week. The market’s gains were partly held back by IBM, which slid a …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:48 am   |     Share
  • Lorillard CEO to get $44M after Reynolds merger
    Richmond, Va. • The CEO of Newport cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. is set to receive more than $44 million following the planned $25 billion merger wit …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:48 am   |     Share
  • FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2014 file photo, Freddy Jerez, of Hollywood, Fla., fills out a job application during a job fair in Sunrise. Fla. A quarterly survey by the National Association for Business Economics released Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 found that only 24 percent of companies increased wages and salaries in the July-September quarter. That's down from 43 percent in the April-June quarter and the first drop after three straight increases. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File) Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong U.S. hiring
    Washington • U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:48 am   |     Share
  • IBM misses Street 3Q forecasts
    Armonk, N.Y. • International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) on Monday reported third-quarter net income of $18 million. The Armonk, New York-based comp …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:48 am   |     Share
  • In this May 16, 2012 photo, Canadian Pacific Railway locomotives move cars at a rail yard in Calgary, Alberta. Canadian Pacific Railway on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 said it has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh) Canadian Pacific ends CSX railroad merger talks
    Canadian Pacific Railway has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions. The railway operator di …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:48 am   |     Share
  • Sears plans to raise more cash via rights offering
    Hoffman Estates, Ill. • Sears is looking to raise more cash, announcing that it is planning a rights offering that may raise up to $625 million. The c …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:48 am   |     Share
  • China’s growth likely to slow, research group says
    New York • China’s economic growth will decelerate to 4 percent a year between 2020 to 2025 — well below widespread expectations of steady 7 percent t …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:48 am   |     Share
  • Officials issue urgent plea for 4.7M vehicle owners to fix air bag problem
    Detroit • The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defec …
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:48 am   |     Share