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US stocks climb as earnings reports roll in

Solid earnings for a range of big companies helped nudge the stock market higher on Tuesday.

US regulators close small bank in Georgia

Regulators have closed a small lender in Georgia, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 13 after 24 closures in all of 2013.

US stocks mount strong rebound on company earnings

Investors jumped on a wave of strong corporate financial results Friday, propelling stocks higher for the third time in five days.

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New York proposes regulations for bitcoin

State regulators trying to curb money laundering and safeguard investors on Thursday proposed a special set of rules for firms involved in trading and storing virtual currencies.

Microsoft cutting 18,000 jobs, signals new path

Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows Phone operating system.

Senate votes to extend terrorism insurance program

The Senate voted Thursday to extend a program that helped stabilize jittery insurance markets in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Jet downing, weak earnings rattle stock market

The downing of a passenger plane flying over Ukraine rattled U.S. financial markets Thursday, deepening a slide set off by a batch of disappointing company earnings and a weak home construction report.

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Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

Even though Rupert Murdoch's $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. has been rejected, that doesn't mean how you watch TV shows and movies will stop changing any time soon.

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Bitcoin 'mining pool' promises to avoid size problem

While permanent solution is sought

The largest group of bitcoin miners, which maintains and processes transactions in the digital currency, is promising to avoid majority control of the currency as a temporary measure to maintain the payment system's credibility.

BRICS nations agree to create own development bank

The leaders of five emerging market powers said at a summit Tuesday that they gave final agreement to creating their own development bank worth $100 billion that will have its headquarters in China.

Tenn. governor: Truck stop agreement good for company

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says the truck stop company he co-owns can start putting the fraud investigation behind it after it struck a deal with prosecutors to pay a $92 million fine and acknowledge that employees cheated customers.

Google appoints Ford ex-CEO Mulally to board

Google has appointed Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford Motor Co., to its board.

Hershey raising prices on candy as costs rise

Candy maker Hershey Co. says its 2014 profit will be around the low end of its earlier forecast, and it is raising prices as costs rise.

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CSX railroad's 2Q profit chugs ahead 2 percent

CSX Corp. (CSX) said Tuesday its second-quarter profit chugged ahead 2 percent as the economy continued to improve, so the railroad is investing an additional $100 million in its network.

US stocks mostly down as investors digest earnings

The Federal Reserve’s latest take on the U.S. economy put many investors into sell mode Tuesday, sending stocks mostly lower after a brief upward turn early in the day.