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  • Asian stock markets rise as dollar gains

    Updated: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Wednesday, lifted by new signs of strength in the U.S. economy and expectations that Europe's central bank will provide more support to the flagging region. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.8 percent to 15,798.52 and Hong...

  • CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early

    Updated: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned. CVS Caremark said it will now be known as CVS Health, effective immediately. The signs on its...

  • Halliburton reaches $1B Gulf oil spill settlement

    Updated: 16 min ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill could be a way for the company and victims of the spill to avoid years of costly litigation — if all the pieces fall into place. A federal...

  • Goodwill stores in Pikes Peak region impacted by data theft

    Staff and wire reports
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER - Goodwill Industries says 11 stores in southern and southwestern Colorado were affected by the theft of customers' credit card and debit card numbers. The organization said Tuesday six of the stores are in Colorado Springs and the others are in Canon City, Fountain, Grand...

  • US rejects Norwegian Air bid for US-Europe flights

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a case that has labor and trade policy implications, the Obama administration on Tuesday rejected a request that would have immediately permitted a low-cost air carrier to begin flights between the U.S. and Europe while the government is still reviewing its...

  • Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast fishing ground declared an economic disaster area by...

  • Judges recommend $1.4B penalty against PG&E

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday — the largest safety-related levy ever against a public utility in the state — for a fiery 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in a suburban San Francisco neighborhood. The...

  • MONEY & THE LAW: National commission pushes privacy act through

    By JIM FLYNN
    Published: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    Having a country divided into 50 states has its advantages (variety in license plates, increased opportunities for politicians, multiple state rocks). But it also has its drawbacks. One of those is differing state laws. Diversity of laws may be good for lawyers' incomes, but it's not...

  • IT'S YOUR MONEY: Some risk is inherent in seeking greater returns

    By LINDA LEITZ
    Published: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    Pick one of these statements that describes your investment outlook: (1) I want an investment that is really safe. I don't want to lose any money! (2) I want my money to work hard. I want to see some great returns! If you really picked only one, you're already more realistic than...

  • ESSENTIALS: Business briefs from the Pikes Peak region

    Published: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    - Trine Aerospace & Defense has received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration that enables it to perform maintenance, repair and overhaul services on rotor-wing aircraft. Company president and CEO Britt Ham said Trine is one of the few facilities in the area to be...

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