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Four tech companies including Apple and Google are appealing a judge's rejection of a $324.5 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit brought by more than 60,000 high-tech workers.
Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated).
A slow economic calendar next week is highlighted by critical data reports, including August retail sales and an updated consumer sentiment figure.
A tour bus has crashed on an Alaska highway, killing one of the three people on board.
Shares of some top supermarkets companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Kroger rose $.41 or .8 percent, to $52.26.
Shares of some top staffing companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Kelly Services Inc. class A rose $.04 or .2 percent, to $17.34.
Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Brinker International Inc. rose $.24 or .5 percent, to $49.90.
Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies are up at 1 p.m.: Baxter International Inc. rose $.67 or .9 percent, to $74.38.
Shares of some top oil companies are up at 1 p.m.: BP PLC rose $1.11 or 2.5 percent, to $46.00.
Shares of some top machinery companies are down at 1 p.m.: Caterpillar fell $.18 or .2 percent, to $108.64.
Shares of some top insurance companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: ACE L rose $.05 or percent, to $105.90.
Shares of some top leisure companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Carnival rose $.17 or .4 percent, to $39.26.
Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Barrick Gold Corp. rose $.02 or .1 percent, to $17.04.
Shares of some top computer companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Apple Inc s rose $.24 or .2 percent, to $98.36.
Crude oil futures fell on Friday and ended the week more than 2 percent lower as disappointing jobs data from the United States cast doubt about the strength of economic growth in the world's biggest oil consuming economy.
Daimler AG will begin producing its ML Coupe, a compact sport-utility vehicle, at its Mercedes-Benz factory here next year, increasing the plant's number of models built to five amid an expansion that would lift annual output to more than 300,000 vehicles by 2016.
Prosecutors in Albania says that central bank governor Ardian Fullani has been arrested for alleged abuse of office in connection with a multi-million dollar theft from the bank's reserves.
Developing: Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba is expected to list on the New York Stock Exchange, and is slated for a Sept. 19 public debut, according to a report by the New York Times.
A popular restaurant at Trump Plaza is suing the Atlantic City casino, asking a judge to permit it to keep operating after the casino shuts down on Sept. 16.
Though U.S. job growth slowed last month, the unemployment rate fell, especially for younger demographic groups.