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AP News - Jul 24, 2015 7:45 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve said Friday it mistakenly posted confidential economic projections on its public website last month.In a brief statement, the Fed said it has asked its inspector general to investigate what it called an inad ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 7:05 PM

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece on Friday invited the International Monetary Fund to participate in its negotiations with European creditors over a vital third bailout — talks that are expected to start next week after a few days' delay and must conclude ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 6:33 PM

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Hotels and campgrounds in Glacier National Park are flooded with calls from worried tourists canceling their reservations or asking whether the Montana landmark will stay open as a wildfire sweeps through a popular part of the park ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 4:54 PM

U.S. stocks closed broadly lower Friday for the fourth day in a row. Weak quarterly results and outlooks from several companies weighed on the market. New signs pointing to a slowing of China's economy also added to investor jitters.For the day: ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 4:40 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — It's official: Amazon is bigger than Wal-Mart.Amazon shares surged almost 10 percent on Friday after the e-commerce powerhouse reported a surprise second-quarter profit and a better-than-expected 20 percent jump in revenue.


AP News - Jul 24, 2015 4:37 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSEVisa Inc., up $3.05 to $74.80The payment processing company's third-quarter profit jumped 25 pe ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 3:48 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for September delivery was off 9.75 cents to $5.1175 a bushel; December corn lost 12 cents at 4.0275 a bushel; December oats fell 6.50 cents at 2.4250 a bushel; w ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 3:16 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. housing market has sizzled this summer, lifting expectations that home sales will finally help drive an economic expansion now in its seventh year.Or will it?Signs are emerging that housing's momentum may be des ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 3:12 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T's $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV is set to close after winning approval Friday from the Federal Communications Commission.The Justice Department had already cleared the deal, which will create the largest provider of ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2015 2:46 PM

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An association of trekking agencies in Nepal on Friday criticized an assessment report that found trails around Mount Annapurna safe for hikers following April's devastating earthquake.Kit Miyamoto of the California-based ...more