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Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 11:08 AM EST

US Employers Added 312K Jobs in Dec., Jobless Rate Ticks Up

US Employers Added 312K Jobs in Dec., Jobless Rate Ticks Up

U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 07:56 PM EST

For-Profit College Owner Agrees to End 500M in Student Debt

For-Profit College Owner Agrees to End 500M in Student Debt

A company that owns two national for-profit college chains said Thursday that it will erase nearly $500 million in debt incurred by former students as part of a settlement with 48 states and the District of...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 12:27 PM EST

Michael B. Jordan Makes Debut as New Face of Coach

Michael B. Jordan Makes Debut as New Face of Coach

Michael B. Jordan is starting off 2019 as the new face of Coach menswear. The luxury apparel company's newest advertising campaign features the "Black Panther" star wearing several different pieces from...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 11:26 AM EST

Department Store Executive Blake Nordstrom Dies at 58

Department Store Executive Blake Nordstrom Dies at 58

Blake Nordstrom, who led the upscale department store chain Nordstrom as co-president with his brothers Erik and Peter, has died. He was 58. The Seattle-based company did not disclose the cause of death, saying...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 04:30 PM EST

Stocks Dive After Apple Says iPhone Sales in China Slowed

Stocks Dive After Apple Says iPhone Sales in China Slowed

Stocks tumbled Thursday on Wall Street, with technology companies suffering their worst loss in seven years, after Apple reported that iPhone sales in China are slumping. The rare warning of disappointing...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 08:28 AM EST

Krispy Kreme Delivers Doughnuts to Officers Over Pastry Loss

Krispy Kreme Delivers Doughnuts to Officers Over Pastry Loss

Krispy Kreme has stepped in to comfort Kentucky police officers mourning the loss of a doughnut truck that caught fire. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported the company and a police escort delivered dozens...

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 at 06:07 PM EST

Apple Tumbles After News of Weaker iPhone, Watch Sales

Apple Tumbles After News of Weaker iPhone, Watch Sales

Apple has lowered its Q1 guidance in a letter to investors from CEO Tim Cook Wednesday. Apple stock was halted in after-hours trading just prior to the announcement, and shares were down about 7 percent when...

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 at 05:15 PM EST

The Stock Market Starts Off 2019 With More Turbulence

The Stock Market Starts Off 2019 With More Turbulence

The roller-coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged early on, then slowly recovered and finished with a slight gain. The Dow Jones Industrial...

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 at 02:29 AM EST

US Stocks End Dismal, Volatile Year on a Bright Note

US Stocks End Dismal, Volatile Year on a Bright Note

Wall Street closed out a dismal, turbulent year for stocks on a bright note Monday, but still finished 2018 with the worst showing in a decade. After setting a series of records through the late summer and...

Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 at 07:30 PM EST

Verizon Reaches Deal to Continue Carrying Disney Channels

Verizon Reaches Deal to Continue Carrying Disney Channels

Verizon customers can continue to watch ESPN, ABC and other channels owned by Disney after the two companies announced a deal over programming fees. The telecommunications giant and the entertainment company...

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