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Homeland Security warns retailers about hacking software, estimates 1,000 businesses affected

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:37pm
The Homeland Security Department is warning that more than 1,000 retailers could have a new malicious software program lurking in their cash registers that allows computer hackers to steal financial data about their customers.
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Goldman Sachs Close To $1 Billion Settlement With FHFA

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 5:01pm
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is close to a $1 billion settlement deal with the Federal Housing Finance Agency over allegations that it failed to disclose risk to investors on mortgage investments, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Friday

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:42pm
The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unclear about the central bank's next move on interest rates.
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Gap, Dynegy, Foot Locker, Keurig, and GameStop are big market movers

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:25pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Gap Inc., up $2.25 to $45.43 The clothing and apparel retailer reported a 10 percent jump in quarterly profit, topping expectations, and raised its guidance.
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Second Reading on 2Q GDP, Much More Data Due Next Week

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:18pm
A second look at how the American economy performed in the second quarter will be the highlight of a busy economic calendar.
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Stocks edge lower as Ukraine tensions worsen; Yellen offers little guidance on interest rates

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:11pm
More tensions in Ukraine left the stock market slightly lower in quiet trading.
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EPA opens environmental crimes office in North Dakota for bigger presence in oil patch

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:45pm
The Environmental Protection Agency's law enforcement arm has opened an office in Bismarck so that it will have a bigger presence in the North Dakota's booming oil patch.
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Wheat, corn, oats, and soybeans all rose, on the CBOT; beef higher, pork mostly higher on the CME.

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:29pm
Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Recalls this Week: Bean Bag Chairs, Cribs

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:28pm
About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled following the deaths of two children who suffocated after they crawled inside the chairs.
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Gross operating profit up nearly 35 percent at Atlantic City casinos

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:13pm
Atlantic City's 11 casinos saw their gross operating profit increase by nearly 35 percent in the second quarter of this year.
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Stocks Tilt Lower, But Still Log Weekly Advance

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:08pm
U.S. stocks inched lower after a slew of speeches from economic policymakers and new developments in Ukraine.
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Toyota says it will boost Highlander SUV production at Indiana factory, add 300 to workforce

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:08pm
Toyota announced Friday it will spend $100 million to boost production of the Highlander SUV at its southwestern Indiana factory, with plans to add 300 workers in the next couple of years.
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US rig count down 17 in latest week to 1,896; Texas down 13

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:04pm
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell 17 this week to 1,896.
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RGSE Falls 9%, Bringing Weekly Losses To Nearly 20%

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:58pm
Real Goods Solar Inc. shares tanked 9.2% on Friday, bringing losses so far this week to 19%.
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European Central Bank head: Governments must encourage hiring, reduce jobless rate

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:30pm
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the bank is ready to do more to boost a shaky recovery in Europe — but warns governments must join in efforts to reduce stubbornly high unemployment.
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