Stocks are mixed despite strong US jobs report
Stocks were wavering between small gains and losses early Friday after the government reported a pickup in hiring last month as well as a slight increase in the unemployment rate as more people started looking for work.
2-year extension offered for canceled health plans
Warding off the specter of election-year health insurance cancellations, the Obama administration Wednesday announced a two-year extension for individual policies that don’t meet requirements of the new health care law.
US companies spend heavily on big mergers in 2014
So far, 2014 is looking like the year of the big deal.
Approved! Bank loans to small business on the rise
The email from the bank was unexpected. Laura Benson got an increase in her small business credit line.
Stocks settle down after big swings on Ukraine
Calm returned to the stock market Wednesday after two days of volatile trading.
Target tech chief resigns as it overhauls security
Target Corp. Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob is resigning effective Wednesday as the retailer overhauls its information security and compliance division in the wake of a massive pre-Christmas data breach.
EU ready to provide Ukraine aid worth $15 billion
The European Union is ready to give Ukraine 11 billion euros ($15 billion) in loans and grants over the coming years to help stabilize its economy, the head of the bloc’s executive arm said Wednesday.
US stocks are little changed after jobs survey
Stocks opened little changed Wednesday after a survey showed that U.S. companies added slightly more jobs in February than in the previous month.
Stocks rally as tensions ease
Relieved investors sent stocks sharply higher on Tuesday after Russia pulled troops back from the border of Ukraine.
Carry-on crackdown: United enforces bag size limit
United Airlines is getting tough on passengers with oversized carry-on bags, even sending some of them back to the ticket counter to check their luggage for a fee.
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