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US stocks extend record run

A batch of good news on the economy Wednesday pushed the stock market to new highs.

Promotions, gas prices boost US auto sales

American shoppers passed on the malls and headed to the car dealerships over Thanksgiving weekend.

Energy companies lead an advance in US stocks

Energy and health-care companies led major stock indexes higher on Tuesday, even as crude oil resumed its slide. General Motors rose after reporting stronger sales, and Biogen, a biotech company, soared following news that its drug for Alzheimer's disease showed promise.

Plunging crude prices hammer energy companies

A decision by OPEC this week to maintain current levels of oil production hammered major energy companies in the U.S. and abroad.

3 tips for using credit wisely during the holidays

Using credit to tackle your holiday shopping can be tempting.

US stocks dip as oil pushes energy sector lower

A slump in energy prices pushed the stock market back from record levels on Tuesday.

US stocks inch further into record territory

The stock market eked out another record close Monday as investors remained confident that stimulus from central banks would revive global growth. Retail stocks rose ahead of the crucial holiday season.

EPA delays decision on ethanol in gas

The Obama administration said Friday it is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply.

Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory

The stock market closed out its fifth straight week of gains with another record high on Friday.

Country-of-origin label for meat cuts endangered

Package labels on fresh cuts of meat that identify where animals were born, raised and slaughtered face an uncertain future after successful trade challenges from Canada and Mexico.

Deal divides billions in closed nuke plant’s costs

Consumers will get refunds and credits of about $1.4 billion, but also pay about $3.3 billion, under a settlement approved Thursday on costs stemming from the premature closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

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Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny

Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers.

Dow, S&P 500 edge back up to record highs

U.S. stocks are back at record levels as investors were encouraged by good news on housing, the job market and corporate earnings.

Report: Role of 3 big banks in commodities risky

Three big Wall Street banks that have owned commodities such as aluminum exposed themselves to risk and in some cases manipulated prices in a way that raised costs for consumers, a Senate investigation has found.

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Foreign holdings of US Treasury securities decline

Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities trimmed their holdings slightly in September after hitting a record in the previous month.