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Berkshire Hathaway 2Q profit jumps 41 percent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company on Friday reported a 41 percent jump in its second-quarter profit that was boosted by a paper gain…

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Nevada no lock for Tesla plant despite groundwork

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A sprawling industrial park near Reno where wild mustangs roam among the sagebrush has become the focus of the secretive s…

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Moody's upgrades Greece's credit rating

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Moody's ratings agency late Friday upgraded Greece's government bond rating, predicting a gradual decline of its massive…

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US job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month

US job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sixth straight month of solid 200,000-plus job growth in July reinforced growing evidence that the U.S. economy is acceler…

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Allergan sues Valeant, claims fraud in buy attempt

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Botox and eye-drug maker Allergan is suing a Canadian drugmaker and a hedge fund over their hostile takeover attempt, all…

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S&P 500 has its worst week in 2 years

S&P 500 has its worst week in 2 years

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell for a second day Friday, adding to the massive sell-off the day before and giving the market its worst week i…

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How the Dow Jones average fared Friday

U.S. stocks declined for a second day Friday, with the S&P 500 closing out its worst week in two years. Investors found little reason to m…

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Rare summer relief for gasoline prices

Rare summer relief for gasoline prices

NEW YORK (AP) — The gasoline price roller coaster is running a strange course this summer.

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LinkedIn and Tesla are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

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Govt meets goal for small business contracts

NEW YORK (AP) — The government has reached its annual goal of giving small businesses 23 percent of contracts for the first time in eight years.

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US stocks have their worst week in two years

US stocks have their worst week in two years

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is closing out its worst week in two years.

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Recalls this week: bicycles, aquarium heaters

Recalls this week: bicycles, aquarium heaters

A line of bicycles with a faulty front wheel and light fixture lenses that can shatter are among this week's recalled consumer products. Other…

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US auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts

US auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts

DETROIT (AP) — Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July.

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Grain mixed, beef lower and pork unchanged

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

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Concerts on Yahoo make best of industry struggles

Concerts on Yahoo make best of industry struggles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sometimes the struggles of an industry can bring music to your ears. And your screens.

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Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

LONDON (AP) — In the four decades since the Ebola virus was first identified in Africa, treatment hasn't changed much. There are no licensed d…

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Obama: Economy stronger, Congress could do more

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the economy is getting stronger and, quote, "engines are revving a bit louder."

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US judge scolds Argentina over debt crisis remarks

US judge scolds Argentina over debt crisis remarks

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. federal judge Friday urged Argentina to resume negotiations "as promptly as possible" to resolve its debt crisis and sa…

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With vote for Chrysler merger, Fiat looks abroad

With vote for Chrysler merger, Fiat looks abroad

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Fiat shareholders voted Friday overwhelmingly in favor of a merger with Chrysler that has been five years in the works and…

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Procter & Gamble to slim down product lineup

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble is about to shrink.

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Another decline for US stock market

Another decline for US stock market

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. markets are moving lower, extending a major sell-off from the day before.

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Hyundai recalls more than 419K vehicles

Hyundai recalls more than 419K vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems.

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US consumer sentiment edges down to 81.8 in July

US consumer sentiment edges down to 81.8 in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of U.S. consumer confidence slipped in July although it remained at levels signaling further gains in consumer spending.

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