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  • Gold, silver
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:44 pm
    down $20.50.
  • Crude falls
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:40 pm
    closing at $52.33 a barrel.
  • Facebook to add more computing power with Texas data center
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:28 pm
    Facebook is building a massive data center in Texas to provide more computing capacity for the online social network's 1.4 billion users to share tidbits of their lives with friends and family.
  • Lack of new Greek proposals leaves eurozone leaders on edge
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:17 pm
    Eurozone leaders met the beaming smile of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with anger and frustration Tuesday when it became clear the Greek leader came to their summit without a fresh written proposal on how to save his country from financial ruin.
  • Stocks lower...Official: Greek banks won't re-open this week...General Mills going cage-free
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 11:28 am
    Stocks are lower on Wall Street as European leaders meet to discuss Greece's strained finances. Stocks in material producers are down more than the rest of the market thanks to a plunge in commodity prices. As of 1:20 p.m. Eastern time, the S&P 500 was down a point to 2,066. The Dow had dropped 41 points to 17,641, the Nasdaq fell 31 points to 4,961. Greece and its creditors are holding talks in Brussels to discuss how to keep the country from falling out of the euro. Experts expect investors to shift their focus from what's going on in Greece as quarterly earnings start to come in over the next few weeks. That shift could help pull the stock market out of its rut.
  • Qatar offshore rig faces months of repairs after accident
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 10:58 am
    A newly built Qatari offshore rig will need several months of repairs and maintenance after an accident off the Gulf nation's coast, its owner said Tuesday.
  • Hawaiian, Alaska, Delta top rankings of on-time airlines
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 9:53 am
  • Airlines boost on-time rating but storms create long delays
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 9:37 am
    The latest government report shows airlines doing a little better at arriving on time.
  • SurveyMonkey names CEO to replace David Goldberg
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 9:03 am
    SurveyMonkey has named a Hewlett-Packard Co. executive to take over for CEO David Goldberg, who died in May while vacationing in Mexico.
  • Horizon Pharma makes hostile, $2.1B bid for Depomed
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 8:12 am
  • US stocks edging lower ... No new written plans from Greece ... More job openings posted in May
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 7:40 am
    U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading as investors wait to see what happens at a summit meeting of European leaders to discuss Greece's strained finances. At 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 126 points, to 17,557. The S&P 500 lost 15 points, to 2,053. And the Nasdaq composite fell 59 points, to 4,933. The price of oil stabilized a day after plunging 8 percent. U.S. benchmark crude edged down 21 cents to $52.31 a barrel. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.22 percent.
  • US trade deficit widens in May as exports struggle
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 6:33 am
    The U.S. trade deficit widened slightly in May, reflecting declines in sales of American-made aircraft and machinery as exports continued to suffer from a strong dollar.
  • Reactor in Japan being loaded with nuke fuel before restart
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 6:17 am
    A Japanese utility on Tuesday began loading fuel into a nuclear reactor where operations are scheduled to resume next month in the country's first restart under safety requirements set following the Fukushima disaster.
  • Report: Toyota executive arrested in Japan to be released
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 5:20 am
    The American Toyota executive who was arrested in Japan last month on suspicion of drug law violations is expected to be released Wednesday without being prosecuted, according to Japan's Kyodo News service.
  • Markets-Greece Debt Crisis ... Economic reports on trade, labor market ... Toyota executive
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 3:32 am
    European stock markets have opened solidly ahead of an emergency meeting of eurozone leaders in Brussels, where Greek Prime Minister Alexis (TSEE'-pras) Tsipras is expected to reveal fresh proposals to the country's creditors. With Greece's banks shuttered and cash reserves running dry, time is running out for a bailout deal. Some investors hope the resignation of finance minister Yanis Varoufakis yesterday may well help smooth discussions.