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The decision to enter the tiny tablet market may have been something of a reverse for Apple, but the resulting iPad Mini has certainly gone down well with consumers. Millions of Minis have been sold already and we can reasonably expect Apple to sell millions more. With any
NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrial average is pushing further into record territory, a day after surging past its previous all-time high.
The Dow closed up 42 points at 14,296 Wednesday. The day before, it surged 126 points to 14,253, clearing the previous record by 90 points. That record was
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A former employee is suing Deutsche Bank, saying he was fired in retaliation for raising questions about problems with the bank's systems and charges that were erroneously slapped on some customers as a result.
Gary DeDilectis, who worked
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Dell Inc. committee that negotiated the slumping PC maker's $24.4 billion buyout is standing behind the deal despite the misgivings of major shareholders who believe the price is too low.
In a four-paragraph statement released
By DAVID ESPOAP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has approved legislation to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the month and give the Pentagon some relief from a cash crunch that's harming military readiness.
The huge spending measure, which was passed on a 267-151
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Strong auto sales, better hiring and a continued housing recovery helped the U.S. economy grow in January and February throughout the country, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Federal Reserve.
The survey noted that 10 of the
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By now, it's likely that even most paranoid people would agree that NASA and other scientific bodies have proven to the world that we are – barring unforeseen developments best not to think too hard about – unlikely to be hit by a meteor any time soon
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of oil regained some of its earlier losses on Wednesday after a report from the Federal Reserve showed the economy strengthened across much of the country.
Benchmark oil for April delivery fell 39 cents to finish at $90.43 a barrel on the New York
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - After barreling through a record the day before, the Dow Jones industrial average meandered higher on Wednesday.
The Dow was up 38 points, or 0.1 percent, to 14,288 shortly after 1 p.m. EST. An encouraging job-market report helped nudge the stock
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shifting course in the face of political gridlock, President Barack Obama is making rare overtures to rank-and-file Republicans, inviting GOP senators to dinner Wednesday, planning visits to Capitol Hill and working the phones with