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Electrical explosion in Los Angeles building hurts 2, knocks out power to 12 nearby structures

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:13am
An electric equipment explosion shook a 19-story office building in downtown Los Angeles, sending two people to the hospital and leaving a dozen surrounding buildings without power Friday.
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Texas Workforce Commission says statewide jobless rate for July held steady at 4.2 percent

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:05am
The statewide unemployment rate for July held steady at 4.2 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
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Dollar Falls To Lowest Level In Nearly 2 Months As Stock Selloff Continues

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:01am
The dollar fell to its lowest level in about seven weeks Friday compared to a basket of rival currencies as a selloff in U.S. stocks continued for a fourth day.
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State says lowest-in-nation Nebraska jobless rate rose tenth of a point to 2.7 percent in July

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 10:59am
Nebraska's unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point to 2.7 percent in July, but remained the lowest rate in the nation, according to reports issued Friday.
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Turkish Lira Edges Higher Against Dollar After President Calls For Snap Elections

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 10:49am
The Turkish lira edged higher against the dollar Friday after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would like to hold snap elections on Nov. 1.
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Train passes for pope's visit being sold at Philadelphia stations; lottery left 20,000 unsold

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 10:30am
Commuter train passes for Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia are being sold at select stations after an online lottery left about 20,000 unsold.
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Health Bar Addict? Join the Club

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 10:15am
The snack bar category is currently estimated at 5.7 billion dollars with nutritional and health bars leading the pack.
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Markit: Factory Activity Slows in August

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 10:15am
Growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed to its weakest pace in almost two years in August, according to an industry report released on Friday.
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South Carolina's unemployment rate decreases again in July, falling to 6.4 percent

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 10:06am
Unemployment in South Carolina decreased for the second month in a row in July, state officials said Friday.
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A record 38 million tourists visit Spain in first 7 months of 2015; weak euro given credit

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 10:00am
Authorities say Spain has seen a record 38 million tourists in the first seven months of the year as a weak euro and security issues in other beach resort nations like Tunisia make it a more attractive destination.
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US safety agency rejects request to investigate Toyota low-speed unintended acceleration

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 9:17am
U.S. safety regulators have rejected an electrical engineer's request to investigate low-speed unintended acceleration in Toyota and Lexus cars.
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Canadian Dollar Rises After Retail Sales, CPI Reports

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:48am
The Canadian dollar edged higher Friday after the release of two widely watched pieces of Canadian economic data: consumer-price inflation for July, and retail-sales figures for June.
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Skechers' Stock Split Applauded By Sterne Agee CRT Analyst

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:47am
Sterne Agee CRT analyst Sam Poser applauded Skechers USA Inc.'s move to split its stock 3 for 1, saying it will "increase the liquidity of the stock and make the stock more attractive to larger investors."
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Symantec Upgraded To Reflect Veritas Spinoff

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:40am
Symantec Corp. was upgraded to equal-weight and its price target raised to $24 at Morgan Stanley on Friday on optimism that risks related to the company's restructuring plan have been priced into the stock.
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Marking Katrina commemoration, Wal-Mart makes $25M commitment to disaster recovery efforts

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:35am
With the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaching, Wal-Mart is announcing a $25 million, five-year commitment to support disaster recovery efforts around the world.
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VirnetX Holding Files For At-the-market Sales Of Up To $35 Million Worth Of Stock

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:32am
VirnetX Holding Corp. is not waiting to gather buying interest before selling its shares, as it filed for an at-the-market offering of up to $35 million worth of its common stock.
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AMC Networks' 'Fear The Walking Dead' Warrants Price Target Bump At J.P. Morgan

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:22am
Analysts at J.P. Morgan believe that excitement surrounding AMC Network's latest spin-off "Fear the Walking Dead" is enough to bump the network's price target to $87 from $81. "We believe the series premiere on Sunday of the new series and next five episodes in the first season will likely have strong ratings given the passionate viewer base for the original series 'The Walking Dead,' which drew an impressive 14.4 million average total viewers in its recent fifth season," J.P. Morgan analyst Alexia Quadrani said in a note.
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US safety agency opens investigation into Honda Accords; air bags may not inflate in crash

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:08am
U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating reports that air bags on some older Honda Accords may not inflate in a crash.
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Skechers Board Approves 3-for-1 Stock Split

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 8:06am
Skechers USA Inc. said Friday its board has approved a 3-for-1 stock split of its Class A and Class B common stock that will be conducted in the form of a stock dividend.
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Deere beats 3Q earnings expectations, misses revenue forecasts

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 7:18am
Deere & Co. (DE) on Friday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $511.6 million.
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