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Judge dismisses lawsuit against Tesla for setting up car stores

January 4, 2013 |

Tesla Motors won its latest round in a battle against auto dealers and their associations that want to prevent the upstart electric car company from opening its own stores.


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Stocks head for big weekly gain after jobs report

January 4, 2013 |

NEW YORK — Stocks edged higher after a report showed that hiring held up in December, keeping the Dow on track for its best week in more than six months.


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U.S. unemployment steady at 7.8%; 155,000 jobs added in December

January 4, 2013 |

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up during tense fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington.


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Retail sales rise 4.5% in December; merchants say discounts hurt

January 4, 2013 |

Major retailers such as Macy’s, Target and J.C. Penney warn that steep markdowns may eat into year-end results.

Wary holiday shoppers forced retailers to heavily discount items during December, ultimately handing merchants decent sales but raising worries about consumer spending in the new year.


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FTC drops probe of Google search

January 4, 2013 |

The antitrust inquiry over Google’s search results ends without big sanctions.

Even the U.S. government can’t rein in Google Inc.’s dominance of online search.


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Auto sales reach a new post-recession high

January 4, 2013 |

Last year’s U.S. auto sales are the best since 2007, a good sign for the economy. Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Subaru, Audi and Porsche all set records.

In a key sign of a stronger economy, automakers posted a strong December to cap off the industry’s best annual U.S. sales since 2007.


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LG first to sell the first large-screen TV with OLED technology

January 3, 2013 |

The first big-screen TV using OLED technology for super-crisp images is finally hitting the market.


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Apple’s next trick? Wearable tech, analyst says

January 3, 2013 |

Apple’s next big venture could be wearable technology, starting with a “smart watch.”
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Analyst predicts $96-million write-down on ‘Rise of the Guardians’

January 3, 2013 |

DreamWorks Animation may end up losing nearly $ 100 million on its recent holiday release “Rise of the Guardians.”
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Dow surges 308 points on ‘fiscal cliff’ deal

January 3, 2013 |

The Dow has its best one-day rise in more than a year in a rally seen as a sigh of relief. Other market indexes also gain.

NEW YORK — Investors poured back into the stock market on the first trading day of 2013 in a rally seen as a sigh of relief that President Obama and Congress were able to avert the so-called fiscal cliff and an immediate economic downturn.


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