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TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday but gains were muted ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.KEEPING SCORE: The Nikkei 225, the benchmark for the Tokyo Stock Exchange, inched down 0.5 ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.Seventy-one percent of Americans say ...more

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SYDNEY (AP) — Qantas Airways Ltd. on Thursday posted a record 2.8 billion Australian dollar ($2.6 billion) loss, reflecting a profit-draining battle with its smaller rival Virgin Australia and aircraft write downs.The loss for the financial year ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alibaba's quarterly revenue growth is surging again, a development that should help the Chinese e-commerce company sell its shares in what could be one of the world's largest IPOs.The latest evidence of Alibaba's financial a ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times.Marketed under the slogan "Your boss will approve," the new ticket reverses some of the a ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A labor organization opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez caused traffic jams and disrupted life for many in the capital Wednesday at the start of a 36-hour strike.Members of the Central Workers Union, ...more

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SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) — General Motors announced Wednesday that it is moving production of its next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to its plant in Tennessee, leading United Auto Workers leaders to chide Tennessee Republicans for th ...more

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U.S. stocks drifted mostly higher Wednesday as the Standard & Poor's 500 index set a record for the third day in a row. Trading volume was about one-third below average ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend in the U.S. with many investors away on ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSEExpress Inc., up $1.86 to $16.45The clothing and accessories chain reported second-quarter e ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery rose 5.75 cents to $5.6225 a bushel; Dec corn was unchanged at 3.65 a bushel; Dec oats were down 3.75 cents to $3.41 a bushel; while No ...more