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  • Investor details ways Olive Garden could improve

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    An investor has some suggestions for how Olive Garden can improve its performance, down to the way it rations its unlimited breadsticks. In a nearly 300-page document, Starboard Value criticizes parent company Darden Restaurants Inc. for its management of the Italian restaurant chain....

  • 2 Rothko paintings among Mellon auction items

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two Mark Rothko paintings are among the objects that will be auctioned in the fall from the estate of Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, a noted horticulturist, philanthropist and heir to the Listerine fortune, Sotheby's announced Friday. The works, which have been in the Mellon...

  • US accuses British Airways of hazardous shipment

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — Regulators say that British Airways violated safety rules by shipping an oxygen generator on an American Airlines flight from London to Dallas, and they are seeking to fine BA $195,000. The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that the chemical oxygen generator...

  • Alliance Data and Ulta Salon are big market movers

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Alliance Data Systems Corp., up $5.04 to $257.91 The manager of retailers' credit card and loyalty programs is buying digital marketer Conversant...

  • IPO Roundup: ReWalk shares more than double

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of ReWalk Robotics, which makes wearable robotic exoskeletons that helps paralyzed patients walk, more than doubled in their stock market debut. The medical device maker was one of two health companies that had their initial public offering Friday. Shares of the...

  • Stocks end with 1st weekly loss since early Aug

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Standard & Poor's 500 index is ending with its first weekly loss since early August. Dividend-rich utility stocks led the losses, and the index slipped 11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,985 Friday. The S&P 500 fell 1.1 percent for the week. Its previous down week...

  • Fed creates financial stability monitoring panel

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has created a new committee headed by the central bank's No. 2 official tasked with monitoring potential threats to the nation's financial system. The new Committee on Financial Stability will be headed by Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer. Fed...

  • Options abound for selling used mobile phones

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    Apple's latest iPhones begin shipping later this month, a move bound to inspire many fans of the popular smartphone to ditch their current models in favor of the bigger, sleeker iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. It's a ritual familiar by now to most smartphone users. Every couple of years,...

  • Digital First Media exploring possible sale of co.

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Newspaper company Digital First Media said Friday that it is exploring strategic options, which could include a sale of the company or parts of it. The privately held company is the nation's second biggest U.S. newspaper publisher by circulation. Its publications...

  • Feds say Bayer colon supplement makes bogus claims

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government says Bayer is making unsupported claims in advertisements for its dietary supplement designed to help with digestion, in violation of a federal court order. The Department of Justice filed a court motion Friday against the German conglomerate...

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