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  • General Mills is moving toward cage-free eggs
    Minneapolis • Food maker General Mills announced a major move toward cage-free eggs Tuesday as part of an updated animal welfare policy that now exten...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 11:21 am   |     |   Share
  • Greek Speak: A guide to the debt crisis lexicon
    New York • Greece’s debt crisis has spawned its own awkward argot. For those in the know, clunky terms like “Grexit” are shorthand, a quick way of sav...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 10:24 am   |     |   Share
  • In this photo taken Wednesday, June 10, 2015, Mario Polo, of Boston Market, left, talks to job seekers Herby Joseph, right, and Kingsly Jose, center, at a job fair in Sunrise, Fla. The Labor Department issues its May report on job openings and labor turnover on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) Confident U.S. employers offer more jobs in May
    Washington • Job openings stayed close to a 15-year high in May. It’s a sign that companies are expecting continued economic growth, but the level of ...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 11:16 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Jan. 6, 2015 photo, the MOL Competence, a 1036-foot long, 150-foot wide container ship carrying 45,000 tons of cargo, is moored at the TraPac Container Terminal in Jacksonville, Fla. The Commerce Department reports on the U.S. trade gap for May 2015 on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. (Bruce Lipsky/The Florida Times-Union via AP) U.S. trade deficit widens as exports struggle
    Washington • The U.S. trade deficit widened slightly in May, reflecting declines in sales of American-made aircraft and machinery as exports continued...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:27 am   |     |   Share


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  • Horizon Pharma makes hostile bid for Depomed
    Horizon Pharma has gone hostile with an all-stock offer for Depomed valued at about $2.1 billion after its target rejected friendly overtures to talk ...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:27 am   |     |   Share
  • In this July 4, 2015 frame from surveillance video provided by the Bristow Police Department, a man leaves with more than $75,000 from a Wal-Mart after disguising himself as an armored truck driver in Bristow, Okla. Authorities say the suspect walked to the cash office, signed for the deposit and walked out of the store. (Bristow Police Department via AP) No suspect in disguised man’s Wal-Mart caper
    Bristow, Okla. • Investigators were working Monday to identify a man who took more than $75,000 from an Oklahoma Wal-Mart after disguising himself as ...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:18 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2013 file photo, longtime Subway front man Jared Fogle speaks to students about healthy eating and exercise at Battle Academy in downtown Chattanooga, Tenn. FBI agents and Indiana State Police on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 raided Fogle's Zionsville, Ind. home and have removed electronics from the property. (Dan Henry/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP) THE DAILY CITIZEN OUT; NOOGA.COM OUT; CLEVELAND DAILY BANNER OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT Authorities raid home of Subway spokesman
    Zionsville, Ind. • FBI agents and Indiana State Police raided the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, removing electronics fro...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 11:19 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This undated file photo provided by Carnival Corp. shows the 710-passenger Adonia ship. Starting in May 2016, Carnival Corp., plans to offer trips from Miami to Cuba, the company announced Tuesday, July 7, 2015. The trips will be through its new brand, fathom, which focuses on trips where passengers sail to a destination in order to volunteer there. The week-long cruises will be aboard the Adonia, which had previously been part of the company’s United Kingdom brand, P&O Cruises. (Carnival Corporation via AP, File) Carnival to launch cruises to Cuba next May
    The world’s largest cruise company could be heading to Cuba. Starting in May, Carnival Corp. plans to offer trips from Miami to the Caribbean island n...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Investors should worry even if there’s no tech bubble
    Andreessen Horowitz, the most innovative and outspoken of Silicon Valley’s big venture capital firms, recently came out with a presentation intended t...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:09 am   |     |   Share
  • Dutch Finance Minister and chair of the eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem, left, speaks with Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos during a round table meeting of eurozone finance ministers at the EU LEX building in Brussels on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was heading Tuesday to Brussels for an emergency meeting of eurozone leaders, where he will try to use a resounding referendum victory to eke out concessions from European creditors over a bailout for the crisis-ridden country. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) Greece restarts talks with European creditors
    Brussels • Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras strode into a summit of eurozone leaders with a beaming smile Tuesday, but was met with anger when it b...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 11:13 am   |     |   Share
  • In this July 6, 2015 photo, an American flag is draped on the exterior of the New York Stock Exchange. Chinese stocks fell Tuesday, July 7, despite government intervention and other global markets were mixed as Greece's spiraling crisis kept investors on edge. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) U.S. stocks edge lower in early trading Tuesday
    New York • U.S. stocks headed to losses Tuesday as European leaders met to discuss Greece’s strained finances. A plunge in commodity prices helped pul...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 10:24 am   |     |   Share
  • IMF: Financial risks growing at U.S. insurers
    Washington • The International Monetary Fund says U.S. insurers and mutual funds are vulnerable to financial shocks and urges Congress not to weaken r...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:00 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2012, file photo, Sergey Aleynikov, center, exits Manhattan federal court in New York. A New York state judge on Monday, July 6, 2015, overturned the conviction of the former Goldman Sachs programmer for stealing confidential computer code — three years after a federal appeals court overturned his conviction on similar charges. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, File) NY court overturns programmer’s conviction
    New York • A New York state judge on Monday overturned the conviction of a former Goldman Sachs programmer for stealing confidential computer code — t...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 08:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Samsung forecasts 4 percent drop in 2Q profit
    Seoul • Samsung Electronics Co. forecasts its second-quarter profit has dropped 4 percent from a year earlier. The maker of Galaxy smartphones said in...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 08:48 am   |     |   Share
  • GoPro to sell smaller camera for $400
    New York • GoPro, the sports camera maker, plans to launch its smallest camera yet. The Hero4 Session, which weighs 2.6 ounces, will go on sale July 1...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 08:45 am   |     |   Share
  • Sheryl Sandberg joins SurveyMonkey board
    SurveyMonkey will add two new members to its board of directors, including Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg. Sandberg is the widow ...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 08:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Traders with Barclays work at the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, July 6, 2015. World markets are trending downward following Greece's Chinese stocks drop, Asian markets mixed
    Beijing • Chinese stocks fell Tuesday despite official efforts to shore up slumping prices while other Asian markets were mixed after Wall Street’s de...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 08:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Julie Jason: Unwrapping the gift tax
    Have you thought about making gifts to your kids or grandkids? Say your son is buying a house, but can’t borrow any more for the down payment. You wo...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Almond prices are starting to look nutty
    The almond is having its moment. Though criticized for being a water-thirsty crop grown mostly in California, almonds are more popular than ever. And ...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Henk Rogers, who manages the worldwie rights to the video game Tetris, opens his solar-powered battery unit that he uses to remain off the electrical grid, Tuesday, June 30, 2015 in Honolulu. Rogers is announcing a new company that will sell and install the same battery units to residential and commercial consumers in August, hoping to help reduce Hawaii’s dependence on fossil fuels. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones) ‘Tetris’ creator takes Hawaii ranch off grid
    Honolulu • High above the bustling city of Honolulu, in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island’s wealthiest residents live,...
    Updated Jul 06 2015 05:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • Traders with Barclays work at the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, July 6, 2015. World markets are trending downward following Greece's Stocks slip amid global sell-off as Greeks vote ‘no’
    New York • Stocks in the U.S. fell broadly following drops in overseas markets as Greeks voted to reject creditor conditions for more loans, but the l...
    Updated Jul 06 2015 05:03 pm   |     |   Share