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NEW YORK (AP) - China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history:
NEW YORK (AP) - Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.
ATLANTIC CITY - New Jersey's fledgling Internet gambling market lost a provider for the first time Friday when Ultimate Gaming accused its partner, the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, of multiple contract breaches and said it was pulling out of New Jersey.
They say it is good to be king. It might be better, though, to be a very successful trial lawyer.
BEIJING (AP) - Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was fined $492 million on Friday for bribing doctors in China, the biggest such penalty ever imposed by a Chinese court.
Two Connecticut gas utilities owned by the would-be buyer of Philadelphia Gas Works scored below average for customer satisfaction in their inaugural evaluations by J.D. Power & Associates, the market research firm.
The maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer is being sold to Russian company Oasis Beverages for an undisclosed sum.
A Philadelphia Orphans' Court judge has appointed a receivership to rehabilitate the neglected 200-acre Mount Moriah Cemetery, which straddles Cobbs Creek in Southwest Philadelphia and Yeadon, Delaware County, according to an order posted Friday.
The Street: The National Football League has become embroiled in a domestic abuse scandal involving some of the league's best-known players, prompting several sponsors to suspend or re-evaluate their support.
NEW YORK (AP) - Alec Baldwin says he is passionate about green energy and is hoping next week's U.N. climate summit brings home to Americans that the United States has fallen behind other countries in promoting wind and solar power.
PhillyDeals: Proceeds from the IPO will benefit its British owners as the bank seeks U.S. growth.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a growing personal business empire.
NEW YORK (AP) - Moody's Investors Services maintained its rating on United Kingdom government-backed bonds Friday, a day after voters in Scotland decided against national independence.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fitch Ratings says that the U.S. still deserves its highest credit rating.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon.
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) - Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's finance minister said Friday that his country will not seek additional rescue funds from other eurozone countries after bailout loans are completed this year, despite concerns from rescue lenders that an early general election could unravel years of painful cost-cutting reforms.
Dave Ramsey: Some friends recently offered me a timeshare. It's an older place on the beach, and they've had it for about 20 years. I'd have to pay a transfer fee of $100, plus a yearly association fee of $500. I know you're not a big fan of timeshares, but does this deal sound okay?
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