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Strong jobs report jolts bond market, pushing yields higher

Bonds extended their slump on Friday, after a report showed the U.S. employers added 280,000 workers to their payrolls in May. That was more jobs than forecast and suggests that the economy is back on track after starting the year in a slump.

US stocks head lower as Greece talks remain stuck

Uncertainty surrounding Greece's debts helped knock the U.S. stock market lower Thursday as an impasse between Greece and its creditors dragged on. The drop put major indexes on track for a weekly loss. Oil and gas stocks had some of the biggest losses as the price of crude sank 3 percent.

Greece to bundle its June IMF payments together

Desperate for time, Greece is taking an unusual step in talks over its bailout program: It will bundle four payments due this month to the International Monetary Fund into one payment on June 30.

Google founder defends accident records of self-driving cars

Google co-founder Sergey Brin said the Internet company isn’t releasing the accident reports involving its self-driving cars to protect the privacy of the other motorists in the crashes.

AA retirees complain about downgrade in free-travel perk

American Airlines’ CEO is facing heat from retirees who are angry the company reduced their travel perks.

Greek leader defends bailout plan in talks with creditors

Greece's prime minister Alexis Tsipras said early Thursday he found a constructive approach during a showdown with creditors in Brussels and all sides insisted talks to unlock crucial bailout loans and save the country from financial disaster would continue within days.

Encouraging economic news gives US stocks a modest bump

Encouraging economic news pushed stocks higher Wednesday, although a slump in energy companies and utilities kept broader gains in check.

Stocks drop as energy gains are offset by utilities slump

On Tuesday, U.S. stocks ended the day with a slight loss as gains for the energy sector were offset by a slump in utilities.

Bank of America fined $30M for debt collection

Bank of America has been fined $30 million by U.S. regulators, who accused the bank of violating consumer protections for members of the military in collecting debts.

US presses Europeans at meeting to solve Greek crisis

Finance ministers from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies heard a sharp call from U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to find agreement on more financial help for Greece.

Stocks end week lower following disappointing economic data

Stocks sank Friday following news the U.S. economy shrank in the first three months of the year.

Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 cities stack up

Renters are on the rise in America’s biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study released Thursday.

Greece could use 'Zambia' option as progress on deal unclear

Greece and rescue lenders remained at odds over whether the two sides are close to a breakthrough in negotiations, as the International Monetary Fund confirmed Thursday that Athens had the right to ask for "bundled" repayments next month.

US stocks end modestly lower

U.S. stocks fell slightly Thursday, following a sell-off in the Chinese market and continued worries about the approaching debt payment deadline for cash-starved Greece.

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Greece says deal close, Schaeuble quashes optimism

Greece's cash-strapped government insisted Wednesday it was "very close" to reaching a vital deal with bailout lenders, but the optimism in Athens was swiftly shot down by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.