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2 years 7 months ago

Most retailers reporting revenue gains

NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers are reporting solid revenue gains for August, capping what's winding up to be a solid back-to-school season despite wild stock market swings and worries about the economy. But the outlook for September remains murky as Hurricane Irene, which ploughed through the Eastern Seaboard last...

2 years 11 months ago

Stocks gain after drop in jobless claims

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are opening higher, extending Wednesday's gains, after a government report showed a sharp drop in new claims for unemployment benefits for a second straight week. It's a sign that the job market is slowly recovering. The Department of Labor is reporting that applications for...

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