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  • Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia has opened one of its largest Ebola treatment centers yet in Monrovia, bracing for a new wave of infections even as officials express hope the disease is on the decline. The World Health Organization said this week that the rate of infection in Liberia...

  • Heightened DUI enforcement underway statewide

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Law enforcement agencies across Colorado are increasing DUI enforcement during the Halloween weekend. The Colorado Department of Transportation and the Colorado State Patrol, along with police across the state, say they'll be on heightened alert for drivers under the...

  • Global stocks get big boost from Bank of Japan

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks spiked sharply higher Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new a fresh stimulus to boost the country's flagging economy. Japan's stock benchmark was the main beneficiary, closing nearly 5 percent higher at 16,413.76, its highest...

  • Newell Rubbermaid beats 3Q profit forecasts

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — ATLANTA (AP) — Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NWL) on Friday reported net income of $122.3 million in its third quarter. The Atlanta-based company said it had profit of 44 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and to account for discontinued operations,...

  • AbbVie beats 3Q profit forecasts

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (AP) — AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) on Friday reported earnings of $506 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the North Chicago, Illinois-based company said it had net income of 31 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and amortization costs, came...

  • Exxon posts surprise profit jump on refining

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — ExxonMobil Corp. profits rose 3 percent in the third quarter as strong refining performance offset lower revenues from falling oil prices and production. The company said Friday it earned $8.07 billion on revenue of $107.49 billion in the third quarter. Last year...

  • US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending fell in September, the first decline since January, as shoppers took a breather after a big spending spree in August. Income growth posted the slowest gain this year. The Commerce Department says consumer spending dropped 0.2 percent in...

  • Dominion misses Street 3Q forecasts

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Resources Inc. (D) on Friday reported profit of $529 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had profit of 90 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 93 cents...

  • US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September, first slip in 8 months while income slows

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September, first slip in 8 months while income slows.

  • AbbVie hikes forecast, tops Street expectations

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Drugmaker AbbVie surprised Wall Street with a third-quarter performance that turned out much better than expected and provided a new 2014 forecast that extends well beyond what analysts predict. The maker of the Chrohn's disease treatment Humira says it now expects earnings excluding...

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