NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Performant Financial Corp. posted double-digit gains on their first day of trading while the broader markets edged up slightly.
The stock ended trading at $10.60, up 18 percent from its initial pricing at $9 a share.
The initial public offering of 9 million shares, was
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - J.C. Penney Co. CEO Ron Johnson hasn't run out of magic yet, as far as Wall Street is concerned.
The former Apple executive's soothing words drove the retailer's stock higher even after the company offered up grisly details
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NASA's car-sized Curiosity rover has successfully landed on Mars. And if all goes right, the historic mission could provide us with evidence that life once existed on the Red Planet. Unfortunately, for those of us without much patience, such revelations could take as
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A Google search of the phrase "Wall-E made me cry" returns more than 13 thousand results, a figure which can surely be multiplied several times over to include all the people who did cry at the little robot's adventures, but consider themselves too "tough" to admit it
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Every decade since 1952 Sight And Sound magazine (a publication of the British Film Institute) polls hundreds of directors, film critics, academics and distribution companies in an effort to compile the definitive list of the best films of all time. The magazine has
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For the first couple of days after my new Samsung Galaxy S3 arrived we were inseparable. I sat at my computer with my phone tapping the screen back to life every time it died. I insisted my irritated wife ask it questions. I was unable to make it through a TV show or even
NEW YORK (AP) - The Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that it froze assets of Hong Kong traders who bought stock in a Canadian company before a firm owned by the Chinese government announced plans to buy it this week.
The SEC said Friday that Well Advantage Limited and other traders
DETROIT (AP) - Hyundai Motor Co. is recalling some Santa Fe SUVs and Sonata sedans because of problems with their air bags.
The Santa Fe recall involves nearly 200,000 vehicles in the 2007 to 2009 model years. Hyundai dealers will reprogram the front passenger air bag sensors so they will
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - New day, old bickering between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans.
Obama used his Saturday radio and Internet address to finger GOP lawmakers for a stalemate that could increase taxes on Americans next year. A leading
By MICHAEL WARRENAssociated Press
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Critics of President Cristina Fernandez say she missed a perfect opportunity to ease strains on Argentina's currency supply when she unveiled a new 100-peso note honoring Evita Peron this week, shunning calls for bigger bills