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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ended mixed on a day when the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made its big debut on the New York Stock Exchange. The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped less than a point on Friday but still finished with its...
Sep 21, 2014 | 8:21 PM
With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know
Alibaba raised $21.8 billion in its debut, making it the biggest U.S.-listed IPO in history after the IPO of credit card processing company Visa in 2008. If Alibaba's investment banks were to exercise their option to sell an additional 48 million...
Sep 21, 2014 | 8:21 PM
Figures on government spending and debt
WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit Sept 1817,707,183Statutory debt limitsuspendedTotal public debt...
Sep 21, 2014 | 8:21 PM
Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote
LONDON (AP) — Scotland's decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom gave British markets a short-term lift Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally. Royal Bank of Scotland, which is majority-...
Sep 21, 2014 | 8:21 PM
Fitch keeps 'AAA' rating on US credit
Fitch also said economic policymaking in the U.S. is weaker than in other countries with strong credit ratings, as evidenced by the debt ceiling crises, the federal government shutdown in 2013, and other events. Another ratings agency, Standard...
Sep 21, 2014 | 8:21 PM
Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space station
NASA is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able to one day fix their spacecraft by cranking out spare parts on the spot. Rainy weather forced SpaceX to delay the launch until Sunday. Besides...
Sep 21, 2014 | 8:21 PM
Gang robs security guard outside Berlin Apple shop
BERLIN (AP) — Police are hunting for a gang that robbed a security guard as he was picking up cash from Germany's biggest Apple's store. Berlin police spokesman Rene Rodemann says three masked men threatened the guard with a firearm Saturday and...
Sep 21, 2014 | 8:21 PM
Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO
Yahoo is in line to make $8.3 billion to $9.5 billion from the initial public offering, depending on whether investment bankers exercise their right within the next month to buy additional stock in the deal. The payoff supplements the $7.6 billion...
Sep 21, 2014 | 8:21 PM
SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear
Sunday was a red-letter day for NASA in more ways than one. Besides the flawless launch, the space agency's Maven spacecraft was on the verge of reaching Mars. The space agency envisions astronauts one day cranking out spare parts as needed. A $...
Sep 21, 2014 | 8:21 PM
5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches
Home Depot said Thursday that malicious software lurking in its check-out terminals between April and September affected 56 million debit and credit cards that customers swiped at its stores. "Any technology that avoids you having your credit card...
Sep 21, 2014 | 8:21 PM