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Business Fiat Chrysler bounce around in 1st day on NYSE Fiat Chrysler bounce around in 1st day on NYSE
Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles jumped as the market opened Monday, but fell in the morning and were nearly flat at midday after making their debut on the New York Stock Exchange.
Business U.S. high court: Who best judges fair competition? U.S. high court: Who best judges fair competition?
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a North Carolina case over whether U.S. states can delegate the regulation of professions such as dentistry, plumbing, cosmetology and more to boards of practitioners drawn from those occupations.
Business Southwest looks for spark from expansion in Dallas Southwest looks for spark from expansion in Dallas
When Southwest Airlines recently introduced a new paint job for its planes, a senior executive joked that at 43 years old and being from Dallas, it was time for the airline to get a face-lift.
Business Finance ministers seek to boost global recovery Finance ministers seek to boost global recovery
World financial leaders are pledging to act boldly and ambitiously to give a weak and uneven global recovery some momentum, but they have often fallen short in the past when trying to follow through on their promises.
Business Kmart becomes latest retailer hit by data theft Kmart becomes latest retailer hit by data theft
Sears Holdings Corp. said Friday that a data breach at its Kmart stores that started last month may have compromised some customers' credit and debit cards.
Business Top finance officials grapple with weak growth Top finance officials grapple with weak growth
Finance ministers from the world's largest economies said Friday they are determined to prevent a slide into another global recession, but a top U.S. official expressed frustration that a number of major economies were not doing enough to bolster growth.
Business Pig farms rebound from virus; meat prices may drop Pig farms rebound from virus; meat prices may drop
A virus that killed millions of baby pigs in the last year and led to higher pork prices has waned thanks to warmer weather and farmers' efforts to sterilize their operations. And as pigs' numbers increase, sticker shock on things like bacon should ease.
Business Olive Garden changes likely with board turnover Olive Garden changes likely with board turnover
Some changes could be in store for Olive Garden, including how the restaurant chain prepares its soups and pasta, after an activist investor on Friday succeeded in its bid to take control of the board of the chain's parent company.
Business U.S. stocks stabilize at the end of a wild week U.S. stocks stabilize at the end of a wild week
U.S. markets are stabilizing at the end of a wild week. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 32 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,690 as of 10:04 a.m. Eastern time Friday.
Business Obama wants an election about the economy, not him Obama wants an election about the economy, not him
President Barack Obama is all in with his economic pitch. The American public is not. Over the next 27 days, either the public or the president is going to get the message.
Business Wells Fargo settles inquiry into bias against moms Wells Fargo settles inquiry into bias against moms
The federal government said Thursday that it reached a $5 million settlement with Wells Fargo to resolve allegations it discriminated against pregnant women, new mothers and women on maternity leave.
Business German downturn casts shadow over world economy German downturn casts shadow over world economy
As if the global economy didn't have enough troubles, it looks like Germany, Europe's traditional growth engine, risks falling into recession - or growth so weak it holds back the entire euro currency union's weak recovery.