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US safety agency orders air bag maker Takata to preserve parts for investigations

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 5:16pm
U.S. safety regulators are ordering Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. to preserve air bag parts from recalled cars for government investigators and attorneys who are suing the company.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Wednesday

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 5:16pm
The Dow Jones industrial average eked out another record high close on Wednesday, while the other major stock indexes ended lower.
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Regulators punt decision on allowing ride-booking service Lyft to operate in New Mexico

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 5:08pm
After a heated meeting and charges of holding an illegal hearing, New Mexico regulators tabled a decision Wednesday to allow ride-booking service Lyft to operate in the state while lawmakers debate the future of such companies.
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Hewlett-Packard, Boston Beer, Chesapeake Energy and SodaStream are big market movers

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 5:05pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Hewlett-Packard Co., down $3.82 to $34.67 The computer maker reported worse-than-expected fiscal first-quarter results and issued a weaker-than-expected outlook.
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Figures on government spending and debt

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:46pm
Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated).
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Utah CEO advocates justice overhaul, wins government contracts while fighting his own offenses

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:21pm
The CEO of a Utah company that has emerged as a key player in a national movement to overhaul the justice system is a repeat offender himself.
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Maine utility regulators decide to reconsider granting contracts to 2 wind power projects

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:21pm
State utility regulators decided Wednesday to reconsider agreements with two companies planning to develop wind power projects in Maine, despite widespread criticism from industry officials who said doing so would be inappropriate and set a dangerous precedent.
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Dow Jones industrial average ekes out another record high close even as other indexes slip

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:19pm
The Dow Jones industrial average managed another record high close, but just barely, even as other market indexes edged lower.
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Morgan Stanley Probes Leak of 'Hunger Games' Parody of the Firm

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:10pm
Morgan Stanley has launched an internal investigation into the leaking of a parody video comparing the firm’s cost-cutting efforts in its massive brokerage department to the “Hunger Games” movies, FOX Business has learned.
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Boston financier indicted on charges he defrauded investors in $40 million mutual fund

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:02pm
A Massachusetts financier has been indicted on charges he defrauded investors in a $40 million mutual fund.
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House votes to expand popular college savings accounts that Obama wanted to scale back

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:02pm
The House voted Wednesday to expand the benefits of popular college savings plans that President Barack Obama failed to scale back.
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Oil Settles Above $50 As Heating Oil, Gasoline Rally

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:42pm
Oil futures climbed past $50 a barrel on Wednesday, finding support from a weaker U.S. dollar as prices for heating oil and gasoline rallied.
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Train design that can save lives still rarely used; Southern California crash shows benefits

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:34pm
Technology that can blunt the tremendous force of a head-on collision appears to have paid off in the remarkably low number of serious injuries suffered when a Southern California commuter train slammed into a truck abandoned on the tracks.
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DigitalGlobe's new satellite now offering higher-resolution images to companies, governments

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:24pm
Satellite company DigitalGlobe Inc. says it has the technical ability and government clearance necessary to offer higher-resolution images.
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Gold Ends Higher For The First Time In Four Sessions

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:54pm
Gold futures climbed on Wednesday, marking their first session gain in four.
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NY regulators analyze banks' cyber security, plan to examine insurers' protections

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:51pm
New York's top financial regulator says his office is considering tougher cyber security requirements for banks with more complex computer sign-ins and certifications from their contractors of their defenses.
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Lawsuit filed in California against pet food company; suit claims Beneful sickens, kills dogs

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:51pm
A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating a brand of the company's dry dog food.
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Chris Christie's Biggest Problem

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:41pm
It was supposed to be New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s crowning achievement, one he fought hard for and campaigned on—stopping N.J.’s growing pension crisis.
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Foreign Bidders Take Home 60% Of New 5-year Notes

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:21pm
Foreign bidders took home an above-average chunk of new five-year bonds at an auction Wednesday.
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