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AP News - 17 minutes ago

WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) —The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money.So far, it's not working.Quality and cost problems have cropped ...more

AP News - 7 hours ago

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Glitzy billboards in the Middle East and postage stamps in the U.S. Advertisements for lingerie and sales on modest skirts. Lavish buffets and cellphone apps.Ramadan, Islam's holiest month, is a boon for retail ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox say owner Jerry Reinsdorf has been hospitalized after feeling lightheaded in Cooperstown, New York.The team says all tests Friday night indicate he is fine. The 78-year-old Reinsdorf, also chairman of the NBA ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. says it's closing three U.S. plants, employing a total 950 workers, which have struggled financially as the company's product needs have changed.Tyson, the biggest U.S. meat processor, announced Friday th ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSEVisa Inc., down $7.97 to $214.77The payments processor reported better-than-expected quarterly ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

Gold prices settled higher Friday as unrest in Ukraine and the Middle East draws traders into their hiding spots.Gold for August delivery rose $12.50, or 1 percent, to settle at $1,303.30 an ounce. Silver for September added 22 cents, or 1.1 per ...more

AP News - 18 hours ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mosly higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Sept delivery was 9.25 cents higher at $5.38 a bushel; Sept corn was 1.50 cents higher at 3.63 a bushel; Dec oats were 6.50 cents higher at $3.325 a bu ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — They're hot, yet many investors have no idea what they do.These mutual funds go by a few names, and it doesn't help that some are inscrutable like "liquid alts," but they generally fall under an umbrella known as alternative mutu ...more

AP News - 20 hours ago

FRIDAY, Aug. 1WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for July, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for June, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for July, 1 ...more

AP News - 21 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets turned lower on Friday after weak earnings from Visa and Amazon and as European countries planned a range of sanctions against some Russian businesses.Shares in Amazon slid 11 percent after the company posted a ...more