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US durable goods orders surge record 22.6 percent
Paul Dales, senior U.S. economist at Capital Economics, noted that some manufacturers are starting to run out of production capacity and that loans to businesses are up sharply. The strength came from a 318 percent increase in orders for civilian...
Aug 27, 2014 | 7:27 AM
Survey: US consumer confidence near a 7-year high
U.S. consumer confidence this month reached its highest point in nearly seven years, boosted by strong job gains.
Aug 27, 2014 | 6:27 AM
Asian stocks mostly higher following S&P record
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after the latest record close for the Standard & Poor's 500, though gains were modest and Japan and Hong Kong lost ground after early advances.
Aug 27, 2014 | 6:27 AM
2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits
European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network.
Aug 27, 2014 | 5:27 AM
US credit card late payments down in 2Q
The rate of U.S. credit card payments at least 90 days overdue fell to 1.16 percent in the April-June quarter — the lowest level in at least seven years, credit reporting agency TransUnion said Tuesday. Credit card borrowing started rising again in...
Aug 27, 2014 | 5:27 AM
US probes Ford Explorer police SUV brake hoses
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating a complaint that front brake hoses can fail on some Ford Explorer Police Interceptor SUVs. An unidentified metropolitan police department complained to the agency that 13 brake hoses failed on...
Aug 27, 2014 | 4:27 AM
US durable goods orders surge 22.6 percent in July but outside transportation, orders weak
WASHINGTON (AP) — US durable goods orders surge 22.6 percent in July but outside transportation, orders weak.
Aug 27, 2014 | 4:27 AM
UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes
Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes -- banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors -- until more evidence can be gathered about their risks, the U.N. health agency said Tuesday.
Aug 27, 2014 | 2:27 AM
Sony network hacked, exec's flight diverted
A Twitter account called Lizard Squad tweeted to American Airlines that there might be explosives on the plane carrying John Smedley, the president of Sony Online Entertainment, which makes video games. After landing in Phoenix, the plane taxied to...
Aug 27, 2014 | 2:27 AM
Burger King confirms deal to buy Tim Hortons with financial assist from Buffett
MIAMI (AP) — Burger King confirms deal to buy Tim Hortons with financial assist from Buffett.
Aug 27, 2014 | 2:27 AM