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Railroad companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 6:18pm
Shares of some top railroad companies were mixed at the close of trading: CSX fell $.20 or .6 percent, to $35.57.
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Internet companies shares mixed at the close of trading

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 6:18pm
Shares of some top Internet companies were mixed at the close of trading: Amazon fell $1.55 or .4 percent, to $378.59.
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Dynegy's Q4 Loss $104 Million

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 6:06pm
Dynegy Inc. said late Tuesday it lost $104 million in the fourth quarter, compared with $91 million a year ago.
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API U.S. Oil Inventories Show Larger-than-expected Rise: Reports

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:59pm
U.S. crude oil inventories rose by 8.9 million barrels in the week ended Feb. 20, the American Petroleum Institute said in its weekly tally, according to analysts and news reports on Tuesday.
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HealthSouth Short On Earnings, 2015 Forecast

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:48pm
HealthSouth Corp. said Tuesday that fourth-quarter net income was $40.5 million, or 44 cents a share, swinging from a loss of $26.5 million, or 31 cents a share, for the same period a year ago.
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Wal-Mart opposes Arkansas 'conscience protection' measure critics cast as anti-LGBT

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:47pm
Wal-Mart says it opposes a "conscience protection" bill in the retail giant's home state of Arkansas that critics say would sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians.
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What taxpayers need to know about Gov. Chris Christie's budget, from taxes to pension reform

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:47pm
New Jersey taxpayers got a glimpse Tuesday of how Gov. Chris Christie plans to spend their money for the next fiscal year, as he weighs a 2016 presidential bid and highlights his work with the state teachers union on pension reform.
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Hewlett-Packard 1Q profit, revenue drop; Strong dollar weighs on forecast and stock drops

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:33pm
Shares in Hewlett-Packard Co. slid in late trading Tuesday after the company reported quarterly revenue and an earnings outlook that were below Wall Street estimates.
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H-P Slumps As Strong Dollar Weighs On Outlook

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:31pm
Shares of Hewlett-Packard Co. slid late Tuesday after the company cautioned that a bullish U.S. dollar will eat into its bottom line.
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Lending Club's Stock Drops After First Quarterly Report As a Public Company

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:23pm
Shares of Lending Club slumped 8% in after-hours trade after the online marketplace for lenders and borrowers reported fourth-quarter results, its first as a public company, that only matched expectations while providing an in-line outlook for 2015.
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First Solar Shares Gain On Earnings Beat, Sales Miss

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:20pm
First Solar Inc. on Tuesday said it earned $192 million, or $1.89 a share, in the fourth quarter, compared with 64 cents a share a year ago.
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DreamWorks Posts Big 4Q Loss

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:17pm
DreamWorks Animation posted a massive fourth quarter loss of $247.7 million due to the company's recent restructuring plans, which resulted in layoffs, the closure of its Northern California studio and changes in its film release strategy.
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Health secretary sees no administrative fix if Supreme Court kills health law subsidies

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:16pm
President Barack Obama's health secretary has told Congress that there are no administrative actions available to fix the problems that would result if the Supreme Court invalidates federal subsidies for millions of people buying health care coverage.
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Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:15pm
President Barack Obama on Tuesday swiftly delivered on his vow to veto a Republican bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, leaving the long-debated project in limbo for another indefinite period.
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FairPoint workers fear they're going to have to clean up messes caused by replacement workers

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:47pm
FairPoint's unionized workers fear they'll find a mess when they return Wednesday from a four-month strike in which replacement workers handled call center duties and maintained the telecommunications network in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
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Lawmakers consider authorizing study on whether state should accept Bitcoin payments

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:47pm
A bill that would bring Utah a step closer to accepting bitcoin as payment has passed its first hurdle.
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Education officials ask lawmakers to increase medical school funding past governor's proposal

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:47pm
Nevada higher education officials on Tuesday asked legislators for three times more money than the governor has proposed to ramp up construction of a medical school in Las Vegas.
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Hewlett-Packard Posts Mixed Fiscal First-Quarter Results

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:46pm
HP shares were trading more than 3% lower in after-hours action after the company unveiled mixed quarterly results with revenue coming in short of views.
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Treasury says taxpayers won't have to refile returns affected by health law errors

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:25pm
The Treasury Department says it is offering a reprieve for some taxpayers affected by health care law errors.
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28 injured when California commuter train crashes into truck left on tracks, 3 cars derail

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:25pm
A commuter train slammed into a truck stuck on the tracks early Tuesday, sending three rail cars tumbling onto their sides and injuring 28 people in the fiery crash in California.
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