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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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‘Cliff’ deal lifts stocks and doubts

January 3, 2013 |

Spending and hiring are expected to suffer over uncertainties about the U.S. debt.

WASHINGTON — Despite the huge relief rally on Wall Street, the incomplete resolution of the so-called fiscal cliff will do little to boost the economy but assures an intense budget battle that is expected to weigh on spending and hiring at least over the next few months.


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