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Top-paid Medicare doctors say they have reasons

How is it that a few doctors take in millions of dollars from Medicare?

Russia rejects US warnings over oil deal with Iran

A senior Russian diplomat on Wednesday angrily rejected U.S. warnings against striking an oil-for-goods contract with Iran, saying that Moscow wouldn't be intimidated by threats.

US Treasury raises $2.38B in Ally stock sale

The Treasury Department has raised $2.38 billion after selling a large chunk of its stock in Ally Financial Inc. as part of the government's ongoing effort to recoup the billions of dollars spent bailing out companies during the 2008 financial crisis.

Tech stocks, once highfliers, drop; Nasdaq sinks

A slump in Internet and other technology stocks pulled the broader market lower Friday, as traders turned on the same companies they flocked to earlier this year. Google, Netflix and other pillars of the Internet economy took a beating.

Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut

Investors sent shares of GrubHub Inc. up more than 30 percent Friday in an initial public offering that gave the online food ordering service a market capitalization of nearly $2.7 billion.

US factory orders rebound 1.6 percent in February

Orders to U.S. factories rose in February after two months of declines but a critical category that signals business investment plans fell.

S&P 500 notches another record after hiring report

Stocks closed higher for a fourth straight day on Wednesday after a report on hiring provided another encouraging sign that the economy is emerging from its winter slump.

Savings and loan figure Charles Keating dies at 90

Charles H. Keating Jr., the notorious financier who served prison time and was disgraced for his role in the costliest savings and loan failure of the 1980s, has died. He was 90.

Eurozone unemployment stuck near record high

The 18-country eurozone may have emerged from recession last year, but that has done little good to the jobs market, with unemployment stuck near a record high since then.

New Vermont law encouraging small power generation

It's now easier for more small power generators in the state to get paid for any excess electricity they produce by sending that power back onto the electric grid, according to a new law signed by Gov. Peter Shumlin on Tuesday.

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US auto sales accelerated on the drive thru March

U.S. auto sales went out like a lion in March. Automakers said Tuesday that new car and truck sales picked up speed halfway through the month, culminating in a strong final weekend. Toyota dealers had their two best sales weekends of the year at the end of the month, the company said.

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S&P 500 at record high on manufacturing pickup

New signs of life in the U.S. manufacturing sector helped push the stock market to a record high Tuesday.

Utility, aluminum maker continue to battle for support

Noranda wants lower Ameren electric rates for its plant

Last month, in separate filings, Noranda asked the commission to reduce the rates it pays Ameren — and also asked the PSC to reduce Ameren’s overall rates because, the company said, Ameren has taken in more revenue than is allowed by its RoE (return on equity).

Sally Beauty's security breach grows in scope

Sally Beauty says a security breach in March may have affected more of its customers than it earlier estimated.

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$1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap

Every month that Gregory Zbylut pays $1,300 toward his law school loans is another month of not qualifying for a decent mortgage.