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Though U.S. job growth slowed last month, the unemployment rate fell, especially for younger demographic groups.
New Jersey casino regulators will let Betfair continue to take Internet bets after its brick-and-mortar casino partner, Trump Plaza, closes later this month.
Company and federal officials have marked the start of construction on a $1 billion solar power generating station in the desert 50 miles south of Las Vegas.
Mercedes has announced plans to start building a fifth model, the ML Coupe, at its Alabama plant next year.
Stocks rose on Friday for the first day this week, led higher by dividend-rich utility and phone companies.
Hillary Clinton said Friday she will probably decide about whether to run again for president after Jan. 1.
In recent months, a wide array of U.S. industries added jobs.
After investigating the IRS for more than a year, two key senators — a Democrat and a Republican — disagree on whether the tax agency treated conservative groups worse than their liberal counterparts when they applied for tax-exempt status.
New York insurance regulators have approved higher health insurance rates for 2015, though the increases are smaller than what the industry wanted.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 11 this week to 1,925.
Dollar General Corp. said Friday it remains committed to acquiring Family Dollar Stores Inc. and is evaluating its next steps.
In an attempt to keep its student section full, the University of Iowa recently tried a somewhat costly promotion: A raffle for free tuition if a student purchased a book of season tickets.
Shares of Quiksilver Inc. lost nearly a third of their value Friday, a day after the seller of skateboarding- and surfing-inspired clothes reported a disappointing third quarter.
Regulators trying to end the problem of "too big to fail" banks are moving closer to a landmark deal that will give large banks more flexibility about how to deal with losses when they go bust and cut the amount of fresh bonds they will need to issue.
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd <IPO-BABA.N> will allow employees and people close to the company to buy shares in its forthcoming initial public offering, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
President Barack Obama on Friday said the U.S. would work with Western allies and countries in the Mideast to develop a strong diplomatic and political effort to degrade and defeat the "savage" Islamic insurgent group known as ISIS.
General Motors Co (NYSE:GM) has won dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit accusing it of padding sales around the time of its November 2010 initial public offering by quietly unloading vehicle inventory on its dealers.
An appeals court has upheld the entire $28.4 million jury award in a lawsuit filed by a Missoula software company against the largest school bus company in North America.
History of Jeans: 1873: Businessman Levi Strauss and tailor Jacob Davis invent the first pair of jeans after getting a patent to create cotton-denim workpants with copper rivets in certain areas like the pocket corner to make them stronger.
A proxy advisory firm says Chiquita Brands shareholders should vote against the company's proposed merger with Irish fruit company Fyffes, saying Chiquita might be able to get greater value from a different deal.