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Business U.S. business stockpiles up 0.2 percent in August U.S. business stockpiles up 0.2 percent in August
U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles in August by the smallest amount in more than a year, while sales fell by the largest amount since January. The data suggest that the economy is still having trouble gaining momentum.
Business JP Morgan returns to profit in third quarter JP Morgan returns to profit in third quarter
JPMorgan Chase, the largest U.S. bank by assets, on Tuesday reported a third-quarter profit after booking a loss in the same period a year ago, when the company absorbed a big charge for legal expenses.
Business Why drop in oil prices could squeeze U.S. economy Why drop in oil prices could squeeze U.S. economy
If you're a driver, a shipper or an airline, low oil prices sure feel nice. But there's a downside to the recent plunge in oil prices - for the oil industry and for the economy.
Business Fiat Chrysler bounce around in 1st day on NYSE Fiat Chrysler bounce around in 1st day on NYSE
Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles jumped as the market opened Monday, but fell in the morning and were nearly flat at midday after making their debut on the New York Stock Exchange.
Business U.S. high court: Who best judges fair competition? U.S. high court: Who best judges fair competition?
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a North Carolina case over whether U.S. states can delegate the regulation of professions such as dentistry, plumbing, cosmetology and more to boards of practitioners drawn from those occupations.
Business Southwest looks for spark from expansion in Dallas Southwest looks for spark from expansion in Dallas
When Southwest Airlines recently introduced a new paint job for its planes, a senior executive joked that at 43 years old and being from Dallas, it was time for the airline to get a face-lift.
Business Finance ministers seek to boost global recovery Finance ministers seek to boost global recovery
World financial leaders are pledging to act boldly and ambitiously to give a weak and uneven global recovery some momentum, but they have often fallen short in the past when trying to follow through on their promises.
Business Kmart becomes latest retailer hit by data theft Kmart becomes latest retailer hit by data theft
Sears Holdings Corp. said Friday that a data breach at its Kmart stores that started last month may have compromised some customers' credit and debit cards.