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Stocks got off to a strong start Tuesday despite a batch of dispiriting global economic data. As of 7:15 a.m. PDT, the Dow Jones industrial average jumped 119.83 points, or 0.8%, to 14,687. The gain gave hope to market bulls after last week’s...
Reports: PMI manufacturing index flash for April, 7:58 a.m.; FHFA housing price index for February, 8 a.m.; New home sales for March, 9 a.m.; Richmond Fed manufacturing index for April, 9 a.m. Local earnings: Anixter International Inc., DeVry Inc.,...
With cellular service in Boston jammed in the aftermath of the marathon explosions this week, many people were left scrambling for ways to let loved ones know they were safe and to search for information on family and friends. Social networks and...
SAN FRANCISCO — The escalating cyber attacks on corporate and government computers have provided a rare opportunity for bipartisan legislation to address the problem. But rather than sailing through Congress, the latest cyber security legislation is...
Tags: Cisco Systems Inc., Computer Crime, Intel Corp., IBM, Politics
The stock market endured its second broad decline in three days, as investors fretted about weak earnings in the U.S. and deepening economic stagnation in Europe. Companies ranging from Apple Inc. to Bank of America Corp. were battered as investors fled...
Book sales rose 6.2% last year in the U.S., thanks to the continued growth of electronic publishing, according to newly released StatShot data from the Assn. of American Publishers. Electronic books, which a decade ago represented a tiny fraction of the...
Tags: Literature, Amazon Kindle, Arts and Culture, Book
NEW YORK (AP) — There won't be an easy fix for J.C. Penney — if it can be fixed at all. As Mike Ullman takes the reins again less than two years after his departure, he faces a Herculean task to undo the mess left by CEO Ron Johnson, who was...
Sony Entertainment Inc. Chief Executive Michael Lynton has renewed his contract, a move that is likely to silence chatter in some Hollywood circles that has centered on the executive's future at the company. In his post, Lynton oversees the global...
Ron Johnson was ousted as chief executive of J.C. Penney Co. after a remarkably short and gaffe-filled tenure that succeeded mainly in driving away customers. Johnson was lured 17 months ago from a top job at Apple Inc., where he was celebrated for...
MENLO PARK, Calif. — Mark Zuckerberg has set into motion his most ambitious plan yet to make Facebook Inc. the world's dominant form of communication. Facebook's chief executive on Thursday unveiled Facebook Home, software that transforms...
SAN FRANCISCO — Get ready for the Facebook phone. The company is close to unveiling a smartphone whose software keeps the social network front and center. It is part of an overall strategy to advance Facebook's ambitions to dominate mobile devices...
What are we to make of the ability of hedge-fund managers and other influential investors to manipulate the market with impunity and make millions of dollars doing it? The question was raised anew on Feb. 16 after news broke that Daniel Loeb of Third...
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