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  • Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta Entrepreneur - 12 minutes ago
    Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta

    The ridesharing tech company says geolocation and navigation technology is a big part of what keeps it running efficiently.

  • 5 Reasons You Should Start an Online Business in Your 20s Entrepreneur - 19 minutes ago
    5 Reasons You Should Start an Online Business in Your 20s

    Low overhead and fewer commitments makes young adulthood an ideal time to become an entrepreneur.

  • GDF Suez issues euro bond at record low rate Financial Times - 24 minutes ago

    GDF Suez broke fresh ground when it issued the lowest coupon on a 20-year corporate benchmark bond in the eurozone, highlighting relentless investor demand for less risky assets that is allowing companies ...

  • Scottish Power handed temporary sales ban Financial Times - 24 minutes ago

    Scottish Power, one of the six leading gas and electricity suppliers, has been temporarily banned from actively selling to new customers while it seeks to solve failures in its customer complaints procedures. ...

  • UK challenge to North Sea deal should make Browne think twice Financial Times - 26 minutes ago

    Last Saturday's murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in Moscow was, to many, an indication of the impunity with which the Russian regime believes it can act. The country's business elite - and its ...

  • Pro: Alibaba model works, so buy the stock CNBC - 26 minutes ago
    Pro: Alibaba model works, so buy the stock

    Alibaba's stock slump this year has unnerved shareholders, but for UBS analyst Eric Sheridan this is just a part of the growing pains.

  • McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken Associated Press - 28 minutes ago
    McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken

    McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics commonly used in humans, and milk from cows that are not treated with an artificial growth hormone. The company says the chicken ...

  • Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies Associated Press - 29 minutes ago
    Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies

    The Supreme Court was sharply divided Wednesday in the latest challenge to President Barack Obama's health overhaul, this time over the tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans. ...

  • Portuguese banks: are you asking? Financial Times - 30 minutes ago

    Like teenagers at a disco, Portugal's banks are eyeing each other across the dance floor. BPI - the fourth largest by assets - is attracting plenty of glances. Spain's Caixabank has already made its move, ...

  • Meet the 91-Year-Old Who Is Finally Living Her Dream as a Tech Designer in Silicon Valley Entrepreneur - 30 minutes ago
    Meet the 91-Year-Old Who Is Finally Living Her Dream as a Tech Designer in Silicon Valley

    The team at IDEO, an innovation and design firm, is inspired by Barbara Beskind's unique perspective and enthused by her resolve.

  • Transcripts reveal Fed confronting chaotic banking system Associated Press - 31 minutes ago

    Transcripts of Federal Reserve meetings in 2009 showed central bank officials struggling to contain the worst financial crisis in seven decades and searching for the right policies to halt a deepening ...

  • Midday Glance: Restaurant companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Brinker International Inc. fell $.91 or 1.5 percent, to $58.31. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell $7.09 or 1.1 percent, to $661.34. Darden Restaurants ...

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. fell 12.9 percent to $20.90 with 13,967,100 shares traded. Alcoa Inc. fell 4.2 percent to $14.54 with 28,577,400 ...

  • Midday Glance: Specialty Retail companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top specialty retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Autozone Inc. fell $2.89 or .4 percent, to $649.01. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. fell $.16 or .2 percent, to $74.68. Best Buy rose $.50 or 1.3 ...

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage decreases Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on Nasdaq at 1 p.m.: Bazaarvoice Inc. fell 27.1 percent to $6.62. Bob Evans Farms Inc. fell 22.0 percent to $46.50. Century Aluminum Co. fell 14.0 percent ...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Apple Inc. fell .3 percent to $128.99 with 17,631,300 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell 1.1 percent to $29.21 with 18,149,400 shares traded. Facebook ...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.: Veeva Systems Inc. fell 22.3 percent to $25.41. CDI Corp. fell 13.7 percent to $15.90. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. fell 12.9 ...

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top supermarkets companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Kroger fell $.36 or .5 percent, to $69.62. Supervalu rose $.27 or 2.7 percent, to $10.17. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell $.23 or .4 percent, ...

  • Midday Glance: Staffing companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top staffing companies are down at 1 p.m.: Kelly Services Inc. class A fell $.18 or 1.0 percent, to $17.82. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell $.48 or 1.5 percent, to $30.79. ManpowerGroup ...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.: Wayfair Inc. rose 15.2 percent to $29.09. American Eagle Outfitters Inc. rose 9.3 percent to $16.20. Stage Stores Inc. ...

  • Midday Glance: Utilities companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top utilities companies are down at 1 p.m.: American Electric Power Co. fell $.34 or .6 percent, to $56.40. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. fell $.30 or .5 percent, to $61.87. Dominion ...

  • Midday Glance: Pharmaceuticals companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Baxter International Inc. rose $.11 or .2 percent, to $69.53. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $.86 or 1.4 percent, to $62.78. Eli Lilly & ...

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top silver companies are down at 1 p.m.: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.08 or 2.4 percent, to $3.26. Pan American Silver Corp. fell $.07 or .8 percent, to $9.37. Silver Standard Resources Inc. ...

  • Midday Glance: Railroad companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top railroad companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: CSX fell $.13 or .4 percent, to $33.99. Canadian National Railway Co. rose $.37 or .5 percent, to $68.77. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $1.69 ...

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on Nasdaq at 1 p.m.: Capnia Inc. rose 21.4 percent to $9.10. Career Education Corp. rose 17.2 percent to $6.01. Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. rose 16.0 percent ...

  • Midday Glance: Telecom companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top telecom companies are down at 1 p.m.: AT&T Inc. fell $.28 or .8 percent, to $34.13. Verizon Communications Inc. fell $.52 or 1.0 percent, to $49.04.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top medical devices companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Allergan rose $.18 or .1 percent, to $235.04. Baxter International Inc. rose $.11 or .2 percent, to $69.53. Boston Scientific Corp. rose ...

  • Midday Glance: Oil companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top oil companies are down at 1 p.m.: BP PLC fell $.34 or .8 percent, to $41.41. Chevron fell $.10 or .1 percent, to $105.06. ConocoPhillips fell $.56 or .9 percent, to $64.23. Exxon Mobil ...

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top media companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Comcast Corp. rose $.21 or .4 percent, to $60.17. Walt Disney Co. fell $1.16 or 1.1 percent, to $105.19. Gannett fell $.41 or 1.2 percent, to $34.92. ...

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top airlines companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Delta Air fell $.41 or .9 percent, to $45.37. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell $.01 or percent, to $17.87. Southwest Airlines Co. rose $.06 or .1 percent, ...

  • Midday Glance: Machinery companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top machinery companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Caterpillar fell $1.43 or 1.7 percent, to $81.41. Deere & Co. fell $.83 or .9 percent, to $90.44. Manitowoc rose $.17 or .8 percent, to $22.71. ...

  • Midday Glance: Biotechnology companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top biotechnology companies are up at 1 p.m.: Amgen Inc. rose $.70 or .4 percent, to $159.26. Biogen Idec rose $3.13 or .8 percent, to $415.92. Celgene Corp. rose $1.76 or 1.5 percent, to ...

  • Midday Glance: Banks companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top banks companies are down at 1 p.m.: Bank of America Corp. fell $.13 or .8 percent, to $15.86. Citigroup Inc. fell $.07 or .1 percent, to $53.66. Goldman Sachs fell $.80 or .4 percent, ...

  • Midday Glance: Leisure companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top leisure companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Carnival fell $.19 or .4 percent, to $44.50. Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell $1.23 or 2.1 percent, to $56.01. MGM Resorts International rose $.06 or ...

  • Midday Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top health care equipment companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Becton, Dickinson & Co. rose $1.90 or 1.3 percent, to $148.16. Patterson fell $.11 or .2 percent, to $50.16. PerkinElmer fell $.40 ...