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  • Big week ahead for earnings...Oil prices are mixed... Ford recalls cars
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 9:36 am
    Investors are preparing for the biggest week of the earnings season. More than 150 companies in the S&P 500 will report quarterly results next week. This past week was relatively strong for stocks. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at record highs. On Friday, the Dow gained 21 points to 18,080. The S&P rose nearly five to 2,117 and the Nasdaq was up 36 points to 5,092.
  • Eurozone express hopes that Greek criticism will bear fruit
    Associated Press | April 25, 2015 5:12 am
    Greece's European creditors sought to douse talk that they are making plans for a potential Greek exit from the euro and expressed hope Saturday that recent criticism may prompt the country to push ahead with an economic reform plan needed to unlock rescue loans.
  • Truckers could stay off job at nation's busiest port complex
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 9:48 pm
    Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California could stay off the job next week as part of a long-running labor dispute, union officials said Friday.
  • Las Vegas bullish on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 9:41 pm
    Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It's gonna cost you.
  • Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 7:52 pm
    A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor.
  • Taking the abs out of Abercrombie: retailer tones down sexy
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 3:24 pm
    Abercrombie & Fitch is saying goodbye to the shirtless beefcake models who greeted customers at its doors.
  • Germany's Deutsche Bank changes tack on Postbank
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 3:16 pm
    Germany's Deutsche Bank AG says it plans to "deconsolidate" its Postbank retail banking unit, in which it has held a majority since 2010.
  • Business Highlights
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 3:05 pm
    What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.
  • Stocks advance ...Oil prices mixed... Ford recalls cars
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 2:40 pm
    Stocks are ending slightly higher today. The Nasdaq composite rose again, a day after beating its record-high close from the peak of the dot-com boom 15 years ago. The index gained 36 points today to close at 5,092. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 21 points to 18,080. And the Standard & Poor's 500 rose nearly five points, to a record high of 2,117.
  • Goodell: LA projects viable for bringing back team
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 2:24 pm
    Roger Goodell says the two stadium projects in the Los Angeles area look promising enough to lead to the return of the NFL to the nation's second-largest city.
  • Mylan makes official bid for Perrigo in generic drug contest
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 2:04 pm
    Generic drugmaker Mylan is making official its offer for over-the-counter medicines maker Perrigo as it remains at the center of a three-way battle: Mylan wants to buy Perrigo, while a larger rival wants to buy Mylan.
  • Midwest pheasant producers are nervous as bird flu spreads
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 2:00 pm
    Game bird producers in the Midwest are ramping up disease prevention measures in an effort to shield their multi-billion-dollar industry from the highly contagious avian influenza outbreak sweeping the region's poultry producers.
  • Ford recalls 390,000 cars to fix door latches
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 1:40 pm
    Ford is recalling about 390,000 cars because the doors may not latch properly and could open while the cars are in motion.
  • Xerox and Amazon are big market movers
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 1:36 pm
    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: