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  • CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430M: Equilar study

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — This year's flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are selling their companies will do just fine. The CEOs who've decided to sell in the 10 biggest U.S. deals this year are set to rake in...

  • Fuel economy of full-size pickups

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Ford Motor Co. released the fuel economy for its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup on Friday. Here's how the truck stacks up to its competitors. The Ram is listed twice, for its diesel engine and its gas engine. Ram is the only light-duty pickup to offer a diesel engine.

  • Aereo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Online streaming service Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court was too difficult to overcome. The Internet startup — which is backed by Barry Diller — made waves earlier this year by...

  • US stocks jump after surprise rate cut from China

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    U.S. stocks are rising after a surprise interest rate cut in China and hints that the European Central Bank will step up its economic stimulus efforts. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,064 as of 11:55 a.m. Eastern time Friday. The Dow Jones...

  • Worker charged in glass-in-Big Mac case wins $437K

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former McDonald's worker acquitted of charges he placed shards of glass into a police officer's Big Mac nearly a decade ago has won a $437,000 settlement from the city after arguing the officer fabricated the story to win money by suing the fast food restaurant....

  • Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates rose in just 5 states, the fewest since April. Rates were...

  • Dow Chemical agrees to add board members

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Chemical Co. has agreed to add four new members to its board of directors after pressure from hedge fund activist Daniel Loeb's Third Point. Shares of the specialty chemicals maker rose almost 3 percent in morning trading Friday. Three of the new additions will...

  • US stocks rise early after rate cut from China

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    U.S. stocks rose sharply in early trading after a surprise interest rate cut in China and a hint of further stimulus for Europe from the head of that region's central bank. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose nine points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,062 as of 9:31 a.m. Eastern time Friday....

  • Toyota recalls nearly 423K Lexuses for fuel leaks

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling nearly 423,000 Lexus luxury brand cars in the U.S. to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires. The recalls affect the 2006 to 2011 GS, 2007 to 2010 LS and the 2006 to 2011 IS models. Toyota says that the cars' fuel lines have nickel phosphate plating to...

  • Colorado jobless rate hits 6½-year low

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado's unemployment rate has dropped by 0.4 percentage point to 4.3 percent in October, the lowest level in more than 6½ years. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment said Friday that private-sector jobs decreased by 2,100 and government jobs increased by 2,400...

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