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TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on hopes for more stimulus in China. Hong Kong's market was steady after the arrests of dozens of pro-democracy protesters as police acted on court orders to clear barricades from major streets.
The Street: An Accountemps survey of chief financial officers has 43% saying they're seeing more requests for raises and promotions has risen since 2012 . Bill Driscoll, a district president with Accountemps, offers workers seeking advancement these tips.
Philadelphia taxis carry much less insurance coverage than cabs in many other cities, providing less protection for passengers, pedestrians, or other motorists in case of accidents.
Economics in a nutshell: “The housing market is marking time but improving consumer confidence may be coming at just the right time.”
SEATTLE (AP) - As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can't.
JERMYN, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania banker and philanthropist who said the key to his longevity was having an unlisted phone number has died at age 109.
GOBankingRates: At just 23 years old, Lawrence has been thrifty and realistic right from the start, making her a good role model for young people who haven’t developed good money habits yet.
DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators threatened fines and legal action against Takata Corp. Wednesday unless the company admits that its driver's air bag inflators are defective and agrees to a nationwide recall.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - Customers in New Jersey are suing the TGI Friday's restaurant chain, claiming it didn't print drink prices in its menus so customers would not know about what they say are excessive prices.
A four-story, 300-car parking garage will be built behind the Piazza at Schmidt’s in Northern Liberties after the proposal was vetted on Tuesday...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Billionaire Carl Icahn says buying Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino would be "a bad investment for me."
Some holiday travelers are giving thanks for the cheapest gas prices in years. But that's cold comfort to those beating a path through stormy weather, including a nor'easter affecting a wide swath of the East Coast.
TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on hopes for more stimulus in China. Hong Kong's market was steady after the arrests of dozens of pro-democracy protesters as police acted on court orders to clear barricades from major streets.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A third-party audit has found that a Court-Supervised Settlement Program has correctly processed more than 99 percent of claims by businesses and individuals arising from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a newspaper reported.
Major U.S. stock indexes climbed back to record levels on Wednesday as investors assessed the latest reports on the economy. Semiconductor stocks rose after a strong earnings report from Analog Devices.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A federal judge says a Chinese woman accused of conspiring to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed companies and send them to China will be tried alongside her brother.
NEW YORK (AP) - Netflix is suing a former company vice president who is now chief information officer at Yahoo, accusing him of receiving money from vendors he hired to work with the video streaming company.
Investor Carl Icahn has agreed to lend Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. up to $5 million to help the owner of Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City pay its bankruptcy expenses into January.

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