By The Associated Press
Facebook's stock has been down on 56 trading days, up on 42 and unchanged on two since its initial public offering.
Facebook began trading publicly in mid-May following one of the most anticipated stock offerings in history. The IPO priced at $38, at the top of a
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Farmers in California's agricultural heartland say record-high gas and diesel prices are putting pressure on their bottom lines, but economists say it's unlikely that will translate into significantly higher food prices across the
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Baidu Inc. slid Tuesday after a Credit Suisse analyst downgraded the Chinese Internet company, citing concerns over a weaker-than-expected advertising market and growing competition.
THE SPARK: The analyst, Wallace Cheung, cut his rating to "Underperform" from "Neutral"
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Environmentalists accused federal regulators of conducting a bogus review of a proposal to restart the damaged San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast, and nearby residents on Tuesday demanded the abandonment of the plan and
By THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - So much for Mitt Romney's plans to compete for Democratic-trending Michigan or Pennsylvania. And what about President Barack Obama's early hopes of fighting it out for Republican-tilting Arizona, Georgia or Texas? Forget them.
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - TITLE: "Big Bird"
LENGTH: 30 seconds.
AIRING: President Barack Obama's campaign said only that the ad will air nationally on broadcast and cable TV stations.
KEY IMAGES: Grim, "perp walk"-style photos of Bernie Madoff, Ken Lay and Dennis
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Businesses affiliated with the husband of Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill have received almost $40 million in federal subsidies for low-income housing developments during her first five years in office, but McCaskill's campaign said
By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota man who spent two months with a terrorist group in his native Somalia told a jury Tuesday that another man on trial for allegedly helping funnel recruits to the group provided money to buy weapons for fighters.
Salah Osman Ahmed, 29
By SAMANTHA BOMKAMPAP Travel Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. companies are continuing to cut back on employee travel plans amid uncertainty surrounding the health of the economy.
Americans are expected to take 438.1 million business trips this year, down 2 percent from last year, the
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