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U.S. Stocks End Flat Friday, Down For The Week

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 5:08pm
U.S. stocks on Friday closed roughly where they started the session, with the S&P 500 inching lower by 0.73 point to 2,058.17, according to early FactSet data.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Friday

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 5:00pm
Stocks ended the day mixed on the first day of trading in the New Year.
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U.S. Stocks Pare Losses At Day's End, Still Down For The Week

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 4:50pm
U.S. stocks erased losses in the last half-hour of trading on Friday, though the main indexes stayed on track for weekly losses.
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No one hurt in oil tanks fire south of Williston; tanks being allowed to burn themselves out

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 4:47pm
Emergency officials in North Dakota's top oil-producing county have begun the new year battling a blaze at a crude storage facility and monitoring a well blowout that spewed several hundred barrels of crude before being contained early Friday.
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Figures on government spending and debt

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 4:46pm
Figures on government spending and debt WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated).
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Light Week Ahead, but Jobs Data, FOMC Minutes in Focus Next Week

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 4:40pm
Though a relatively light number of reports fill the economic data calendar next week, economists will be looking to minutes from the last FOMC meeting to provide clues on when interest rate hikes will begin, and focus on the all-important December jobs report Friday.
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New diet guides may reflect how food is grown, not just how it's eaten, and retreat from meat

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 4:18pm
For years, the government has been issuing guidelines about healthy eating choices.
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Rite Aid, Petrobras, Harvest Natural Resources, Gentex and Ballard are big market movers

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 4:18pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Rite Aid Corp. (RAD), up 10 cents to $7.62 The drugstore operator reported a 5.3 percent increase in December same-store-sales, which is a key performance indicator.
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Stocks end little changed on the first trading day of 2015; Crude oil and the euro move lower

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 4:17pm
U.S. stocks are starting off the New Year with mixed results.
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Wheat, corn, oats and soybeans all lower on the CBOT; beef and pork higher on the CME.

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 4:00pm
Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Oil Ends At Lowest Level Since April 2009

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 3:43pm
Oil futures ended lower Friday, building on a sharp 2014 slide as traders weighed a surging U.S. dollar and a global supply glut.
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U.S. Slaps New Sanctions On North Korea Following Sony Hack

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 3:20pm
The Obama administration has slapped new sanctions on the government of North Korea following the recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment .
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Recalls this week include tealight wax warmer sets

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 3:16pm
More than 200,000 ceramic tealight wax warmer sets are being recalled because they pose a potential fire and burn hazard.
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U.S. Adds Sanctions Against N. Korea in Sony Hack

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 3:09pm
The White House announced Friday President Barack Obama authorized an additional round of sanctions against North Korea as the United States' first response to the cyber attack on Sony Pictures last year.
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Gold Up 0.2% In First Trading Day Of 2015, Posts 3rd Straight Weekly Loss

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 2:53pm
Gold futures ended slightly higher on Friday, with the February contract rising $2.10, or 0.2%, to close at $1,186.20 an ounce.
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Obama orders sanctions on North Korea in response to cyberattack on Sony Pictures

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 2:32pm
The United States imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Friday in its first public act of retribution for a crippling cyberattack against Sony.
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North Korean officials and entities targeted by Obama sanctions in response to Sony hack

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 2:32pm
President Barack Obama has ordered sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
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Oil companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 1:32pm
Shares of some top oil companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: BP PLC fell $.00 or percent, to $38.12.
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Medical Devices companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 1:32pm
Shares of some top medical devices companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Allergan rose $.32 or .2 percent, to $212.91.
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Media companies shares down at 1 p.m.

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 1:32pm
Shares of some top media companies are down at 1 p.m.: Comcast Corp. fell $1.00 or 1.7 percent, to $57.01.
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