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  • Live Nation tops Street 3Q forecasts

    Yesterday

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Live Nation Entertainment Inc. (LYV) on Thursday reported net income of $105.2 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Beverly Hills, California-based company said it had net income of 49 cents. The results...

  • Real-estate funds needn't be riled by rising rates

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — The threat of rising interest rates is raising real fears about real-estate mutual funds. Investors have pulled money out of real-estate funds for two straight months, even though they remain among the year's best performers and pay bigger dividends than many stock...

  • LinkedIn reports 3Q loss but sales climb

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — LinkedIn Corp. posted a third-quarter loss on Thursday, but its results were better than expected as revenue grew sharply, sending shares of the online professional networking service higher in extended trading. The company's guidance for the current quarter, however,...

  • Atlantic City boardwalk chair company boss guilty

    Yesterday

    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a company that operates rolling chairs on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey, has pleaded guilty to defrauding the IRS out of nearly $120,000. Prosecutors say William Boland pleaded guilty in front of U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez in...

  • Strengthening US growth reflects help from Fed

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy powered its way to a solid annual growth rate of 3.5 percent from July through September, outpacing most of the developed world and appearing on track to extend its momentum through this year and beyond. The result isn't a fluke. It turns out the...

  • H. Gary Morse, who built senior utopia, dies at 77

    Yesterday

    Harold Gary Morse, who transformed his father's cluster of a few hundred mobile homes in central Florida into the gigantic retirement utopia The Villages and made it a must-stop on campaign trails with his funding of Republican politics, has died. He was 77. Morse died Wednesday,...

  • Expedia tops Street 3Q forecasts

    Yesterday

    BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — Expedia Inc. (EXPE) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $257.1 million. The Bellevue, Washington-based company said it had profit of $1.94 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.93 per share....

  • Williams-Sonoma fined $700,000 for faulty shades

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Williams-Sonoma Inc. has agreed to pay a $700,000 fine after the government accused the home goods retailer of taking too long to report that its window shades posed a strangulation hazard to children. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says Williams-Sonoma knew in...

  • Big gain in Visa drives Dow average higher

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are closing higher as big companies turn in encouraging quarterly results. The Dow Jones industrial average rose more than 200 points Thursday, thanks in large part to a big gain in Visa, the Dow's highest-priced stock. The Standard & Poor's 500...

  • Visa and Baidu are big market movers

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Visa Inc., up $21.99 to $236.65 The world's largest processor of debit and credit card payments reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue...

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