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___Why the bond market is more fragile than you thinkNEW YORK (AP) — A bottleneck is building in the global market for bonds.Main Street investors have poured a trillion dollars into bonds since the financial crisis, and helped sen ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — The owner of Hawaii's largest newspaper bought two daily publications on Hawaii's Big Island and several newspapers in Washington state.Oahu Publications, which owns the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, said Wednesday it is buying West ...more

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bank of America Chief Executive Brian Moynihan has been named chairman, effective immediately.The lender said Wednesday that its board of directors elected Moynihan to succeed Charles "Chad" Holiday Jr.Moynihan has ...more

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BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Three Afghan military officers who sought refuge in Canada after taking off from a military training exercise in Massachusetts said Wednesday they were trying to escape Taliban violence at home but now face the wrath of their own g ...more

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Automakers announced September U.S. car and truck sales on Wednesday. Here are the top sellers, the number of vehicles sold and the percent change from a year ago.

Vehicle Total sold Percent chang ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor Secretary Thomas Perez issued a final rule on Wednesday raising the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors to $10.10 an hour.The action puts in force a step announced by President Barack Obama in February. The ...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:NYSEDelta Air Lines Inc., down $1.25 to $34.90The airline stocks turned lower following reports ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery rose 1.25 cents to $4.79 a bushel; Dec corn was .50 cents higher at 3.2125 a bushel; Dec oats gained 3.25 cents to $3.3875 a bushel; while No ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton's show caused traffic chaos early Wednesday with photographers clambering to get the must-have shot of guests Jennifer Connelly, Selena Gomez, Sofia Coppola and Michelle Williams.Designer Nicolas Ghesquiere's only seco ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of the much-debated painkiller Zohydro is seeking approval of a harder-to-abuse version of the drug which, if approved, could replace the currently marketed version of the pill by next spring.San Diego-based Zogenix s ...more