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AP News - 3 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 5 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 - 6 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 - 7 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 - 8 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

AP News - 10 hours ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Sept delivery gained 3.5 cents to $5.3225 a bushel; Sept corn was 3.75 cents lower at $3.5775 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.26 a bu ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A vintage rail company that transports hundreds of thousands of tourists a year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush was expected to resume operations Friday, two days after a derailment left 23 people with minor ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

DENVER (AP) — Molson Coors Brewing President and CEO Peter S. Swinburn will retire at the end of the year.The brewing company said Friday that Swinburn will be succeeded in the posts by Mark R. Hunter, who currently serves as CEO and president o ...more