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  • Official: 6 subpoenas in NY stock trade probe

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An official familiar with the investigation said the New York Attorney General's Office has issued subpoenas to six firms and sent a letter to another for details about split-second stock trading and any unfair advantages. The official told The Associated Press...

  • Google's 1Q earnings disappoint as ad prices slip

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas. The results announced Wednesday fell...

  • 2 House Dems pressing inquiry into Tenn. VW vote

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House Democrats said Wednesday they are beginning their own inquiry into whether Tennessee state officials may have violated "or otherwise run afoul of" federal law by their alleged conduct ahead of a vote by workers at a Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga,...

  • AmEx posts higher 1Q profit as spending picks up

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — American Express said Wednesday its net income climbed in the first quarter, helped by higher spending by its cardholders even as cold winter weather gripped much of the country. The New York-based company said its cardholders spent 6 percent more in the first three...

  • Hot models at this year's New York Auto Show

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year. The show opens to the public Friday. ACURA TLX: Honda's luxury Acura...

  • Reynolds brings back Susan Cameron as CEO

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Reynolds American has elected board member and former leader Susan Cameron as president and CEO of the tobacco company. Cameron previously served as president and chief executive officer of the company from 2004 to 2011 before she retired. She rejoined the...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

  • Appeals court upholds Snowden email firm contempt

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Dallas-based Lavabit Inc....

  • US stocks close higher for third day in a row

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring U.S. and Chinese economic data. Major U.S. stock indexes notched their third day of gains in a row. Yahoo and Delta Air Lines were among the companies...

  • Gap outlines growth plans for China

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Gap Inc. announced Wednesday it plans to more than triple sales in China in three years as it seeks to grab a bigger piece of the overall $1.4 trillion global clothing market. The San Francisco-based clothing chain, which operates stores under the Gap, Old Navy,...

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