Stocks march higher, ending their best week so far this year

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed out its best week of the year Friday as big gains by retailers and technology companies pushed major indexes upward. Stocks faded as Friday wore on, but they still finished higher. The SP 500 index climbed almost 3.3 percent this week. By just a hair, that was […]




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Stocks march higher, ending their best week so far this year

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed out its best week of the year Friday as big gains by retailers and technology companies pushed major indexes upward. Stocks faded as Friday wore on, but they still finished higher. The SP 500 index climbed almost 3.3 percent this week. By just a hair, that was […]




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Stocks march higher, ending their best week so far this year

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed out its best week of the year Friday as big gains by retailers and technology companies pushed major indexes upward. Stocks faded as Friday wore on, but they still finished higher. The SP 500 index climbed almost 3.3 percent this week. By just a hair, that was […]




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Bob Nardelli: I would be very cautious about hiring right now

The unemployment rate is at its lowest level since April 2008, good news for sure. However, the labor force participation rate sits at the lowest level since 1977, and economic growth in the third quarter was an anemic 1.5%. View gallery . Labor Force Participation RateSource: Bureau of Labor Statistics By another closely-watched measure, job […]




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Charles Koch: You can call me ‘liberal’

In a candid, wide-ranging interview with Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer, Charles Koch, Chairman and CEO of Koch Industries and author of the new book, Good Profit: How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World’s Most Successful Companies, calls himself a “classical liberal.” Surprised? There’s a simple explanation and Koch lays it out […]




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Charles Koch: You can call me ‘liberal’

In a candid, wide-ranging interview with Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer, Charles Koch, Chairman and CEO of Koch Industries and author of the new book, Good Profit: How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World’s Most Successful Companies, calls himself a “classical liberal.” Surprised? There’s a simple explanation and Koch lays it out […]




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Charles Koch: You can call me ‘liberal’

In a candid, wide-ranging interview with Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer, Charles Koch, Chairman and CEO of Koch Industries and author of the new book, Good Profit: How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World’s Most Successful Companies, calls himself a “classical liberal.” Surprised? There’s a simple explanation and Koch lays it out […]




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World risks ‘persistently’ weak growth: IMF

The global economy risks protracted “sub-par growth,” the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Thursday, as economists continue slicing their forecasts. “With global economic prospects repeatedly marked down over the last five years, there is a concrete risk of a world economy persistently mired in sub-par growth, with unacceptably high levels of poverty and unemployment,” […]




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World risks ‘persistently’ weak growth: IMF

The global economy risks protracted “sub-par growth,” the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Thursday, as economists continue slicing their forecasts. “With global economic prospects repeatedly marked down over the last five years, there is a concrete risk of a world economy persistently mired in sub-par growth, with unacceptably high levels of poverty and unemployment,” […]




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World risks ‘persistently’ weak growth: IMF

The global economy risks protracted “sub-par growth,” the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Thursday, as economists continue slicing their forecasts. “With global economic prospects repeatedly marked down over the last five years, there is a concrete risk of a world economy persistently mired in sub-par growth, with unacceptably high levels of poverty and unemployment,” […]




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World risks ‘persistently’ weak growth: IMF

The global economy risks protracted “sub-par growth,” the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Thursday, as economists continue slicing their forecasts. “With global economic prospects repeatedly marked down over the last five years, there is a concrete risk of a world economy persistently mired in sub-par growth, with unacceptably high levels of poverty and unemployment,” […]




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