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Semiconductor stocks plunged after Microchip Technology cut its sales outlook for the quarter and warned investors to expect bad news from others in the sector.
Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Shares of Dave & Buster's are rising in their first day as a publicly traded company.
Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. enjoyed a strong start to trade Friday, climbing 6.4% in a gloomy market with the major indexes all lower for a second day.
The Progressive Corp. said Friday that its third-quarter net income jumped 27 percent as it sold more insurance policies.
Molson Coors Canada and Miller Brewing said Friday they have settled a dispute over sales of Miller's beers in Canada.
Shares of companies that make protective clothing continued to jump Friday, as fear festered over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
Shares of some top telecom companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: AT&T Inc. fell $.07 or .2 percent, to $34.59.
Shares of some top drugstore companies are up at 10 a.m.: CVSCaremark rose $.40 or .5 percent, to $82.35.
Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Dow Chemical Co. fell $.77 or 1.6 percent, to $47.46.
Shares of some top autos companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Ford Motor Co. fell $.11 or .8 percent, to $13.73.
Richard Davey, the former head of the MBTA, is stepping down as the state's transportation secretary at the end of the month, Gov. Deval Patrick announced Friday.
Connecticut oil dealers are suing the state over Gov. Dannel P.
U.S. markets are stabilizing at the end of a wild week.
French lawmakers have voted to make their country a little less heavily dependent on nuclear energy.
Norwegian Olympic officials will meet with IOC leaders in Switzerland this month to analyze the demise of Oslo's bid for the 2022 Winter Games and explore ways of improving the bidding process to win back future candidates.
Media giant 21st Century Fox and private equity firm Apollo Global Management have completed an agreement to merge production companies Endemol, Shine Group and CORE Media into a single global content provider.
Chinese authorities have ordered television stations, cinemas, online entertainment sites and other outlets not to show works by entertainers found to have been involved in vice crimes such as using drugs or visiting prostitutes, state media reported Thursday.
Gwyneth Paltrow has won numerous awards for her acting, but speaking apparently came with some difficulty Thursday with President Barack Obama standing beside her.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries on Friday accused speculators of playing a main role in the plunge that's taken oil prices to a nearly four-year low.