Consumers line up for Apple’s new iPhones

The annual tech tradition of lining up outside Apple stores for the next iPhone resumed Friday, as consumers wait to snag the tech giant’s latest mobile devices: the iPhone 6S

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Yellen expects Fed to raise rates by year’s end

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told economists gathered Thursday that the conditions she sees now would allow the U.S. central bank to boost short-term interest rates this year. Investors have

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Nasdaq turns red for 2015; Dow off 77 points

Stocks climbed out of a deep dive Thursday, but the Nasdaq slid into negative territory for the calendar year as stocks posted their third straight down day. The blue-chip Dow

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BlackBerry shares plunge off earnings

While smartphone consumers line up at Apple stores across the world for the next iPhone, former smartphone king BlackBerry is watching its stock price take a tumble following its second

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$38 billion merger: Pipeline giants strike deal

Oil and gas pipeline firm Energy Transfer Equity reached a deal to acquire another pipeline giant, The Williams Companies, in a transaction valued at $37.7 billion including debt. The deal

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Hitachi to pay $19 million settlement of SEC charges

Hitachi has agreed to a $19 million settlement of U.S. charges the Japanese multinational improperly recorded more than $10 million in payments to a front for South Africa’s ruling party

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Swiss probe 7 banks for suspected metals market rigging

The global investigation of suspected manipulation of precious metals markets expanded Monday as Switzerland’s competition authority said it is investigating seven banks over potential price-fixing. The subjects include U.S. bank

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Stocks hammered: Dow down 200+, Nasdaq off 2%

Stocks tumbled Monday to kick off the new week in the red, as Wall Street reacts to fresh data showing China’s economy is in slowdown mode, overshadowing a big deal

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Consumer spending jumps but personal income growth slows

U.S. consumer spending rose at a healthy rate in August, while income growth slowed after a big jump in July. Consumer spending advanced 0.4% compared to July, when spending also

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Alcoa to split into 2 separate public companies

Alcoa will split into two independent, publicly traded businesses, saying that each portfolio is strong and distinct enough to go down its own strategic path. One company, which will take

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