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  • Rates for US Treasury bills edged up at weekly auction
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 3:29 pm
    Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to the highest levels in two weeks.
  • Federal agents charged with stealing digital currency
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 2:56 pm
    Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road that let users buy and sell drugs and other illegal items, authorities said Monday.
  • Business Highlights
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 2:52 pm
    Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune.
  • UnitedHealth bulks up for prescription drug cost battle
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 2:36 pm
    two Gilead Sciences Inc. drugs that cost more than $80,000 each for a full course of treatment -- or Johnson & Johnson's Olysio for some customers except under limited circumstances.
  • Strong performance on Wall Street...Pending home sales up significantly...Oil shipments-Safety
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 2:20 pm
    Encouraging U.S. economic data and a batch of corporate deals put investors in a buying mood today, sending stocks sharply higher. The broad rally nudged the Dow Jones industrial average back into positive territory for the year after a rough stretch for the market most of last week. The Dow rose 263.65 points, or 1.5 percent, to 17,976.31. The 30-company index was up as much as 295 points. It's now up 0.9 percent for the year. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 25.22 points, or 1.2 percent, to 2,086.24, while the Nasdaq composite gained 56.22 points, or 1.2 percent, to 4,947.44. Both indexes are also up for the year.
  • Volvo Cars plans to open its first US plant
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 2:16 pm
    Volvo Cars is planning to build its first-ever U.S. assembly plant as part of a push to increase sales here.
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 2:04 pm
  • Va. board OKs $361,000 fine against CSX for 2014 derailment
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 1:52 pm
    A state board has approved a $361,000 fine against CSX Transportation for a 2014 derailment in Lynchburg that spilled Bakken crude oil into the James River.
  • Stocks gain on encouraging signs in spending and home sales
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 1:12 pm
    U.S. stock indexes are closing higher following encouraging news on consumer spending and home sales.
  • Figures on government spending and debt
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 1:04 pm
    Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.
  • Gold, silver fall
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 12:48 pm
    down $15.00.
  • Crude edges lower
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 12:44 pm
    closing at $48.68 a barrel.
  • Bernanke rejects charge of Fed 'throwing seniors under bus'
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 12:21 pm
    Ben Bernanke no longer leads the Federal Reserve, but he's hardly letting up in his defense of the ultra-low-rate policies he engineered -- and his successor, Janet Yellen, has continued.
  • SEC files fraud charges against Lynn Tilton, firms
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 11:56 am
    Federal regulators filed civil fraud charges against prominent Wall Street executive Lynn Tilton and her investment firms, who are accused of concealing the poor performance of fund assets linked to loans to distressed companies.
  • Tesla to unveil new product _ likely a battery _ next month
    Associated Press | March 30, 2015 11:44 am
    Tesla Motors says it will reveal a new product next month, but it's not a car.