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Concerns over Israel and Ukraine, and European banking, raised many fears.
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks declined for a second day Friday, adding to the massive sell-off the day before and giving the market its worst week in two years.
In the Region Hill to close share sale Shares of engineering firm Hill International Inc., of Marlton, fell 13.3 percent after the company said it...
As a tanker filled with disputed Kurdish oil sat off the coast of Texas for a fifth day Friday, another shipment may be making its way to New Jersey.
The Street: Burger King is having a whopper of year financially, while McDonald's investors are hankering for improved performance.
For the first time since slot machines were introduced in Delaware in 1995, Delaware Park, near Wilmington, has cut horse-racing purses in the middle of a racing season, according to a racing official.
Billionaire Larry Ellison has purchased the historic Hotel Lanai for an undisclosed price. The deal that closed July 7 now makes Ellison the owner of every hotel room on the island, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser (http://ow.ly/zQLTQ ) reported.
Botox and eye drug maker Allergan is suing a Canadian drugmaker and a hedge fund over their hostile takeover attempt, alleging insider trading and other fraud before their plan became public.
Dave Ramsey: Do you think it's unreasonable to ask my 76-year-old husband to have a will drawn up? He had one made when we lived in Florida, but we moved to Georgia. He won't do it, because he says wills aren't recognized in Georgia.
California's proposed high-speed-rail project got a big boost from a state appeals court panel that approved the project's funding plan.
PPL Corp. said Thursday it wants to spend billions of dollars to build a 725-mile system of electric transmission lines that will bring energy from the booming Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to customers on the heavily populated Eastern Seaboard.
A measure of U.S. consumer confidence slipped in July although it remained at levels signaling further gains in consumer spending.
WASHINGTON (AP) - What can President Barack Obama actually do without Congress to change U.S. immigration policies? A lot, it turns out.
BEIJING (AP) - Sixty-five people were killed and dozens seriously burned Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory that says it supplies General Motors, state media reported.
BEIJING (AP) - At least 65 people were killed Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, winning over conservatives with a companion bill that could lead to deporting more than half a million immigrants whom the Obama administration granted temporary work permits. President Barack Obama condemned the Republican action and said he'd act unilaterally, as best he could.
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) - A sprawling industrial park near Reno where wild mustangs roam among the sagebrush has become the focus of the secretive site selection process for Tesla's $5 billion battery factory, but the groundwork taking place is no guarantee the plant and its 6,500 jobs are coming.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Warren Buffett's company on Friday reported a 41 percent jump in its second-quarter profit that was boosted by a paper gain from a stock-swap deal completed earlier this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Microsoft said Friday it is suing Samsung for threatening to stop paying Microsoft royalties for patents behind the Android operating system.
PhillyDeals: Despite his past record as the Federal Reserve's worst economic forecaster, Charles I. Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, is trying to serve as the conscience of what he believes to be a wandering, inconstant Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
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