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Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.
I’m Business columnist David Lazarus, and here’s a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.
The U.S. stock market is closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. When trading resumes…
Angela Merkel took a big step toward clinching a fourth term as Germany’s chancellor when her conservative party and its center-left rivals agreed on the broad lines of a renewed alliance.
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U.S. stocks took another small step backward on Wednesday after a plunge in the price of oil dragged down shares of energy producers. The losses overshadowed gains for technology companies and other areas of the market.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index dipped by a fraction of a point, down 0.30…
The Pentagon on Saturday identified a fourth U.S. soldier killed earlier this week in the West African country of Niger.
Attacks on the media are increasing in frequency—and now they include flying vomit. The New York Post reports Wendy Burch of California’s KTLA was covering an annual Fourth of July competition in which participants run a mile, swim a mile, and chug a sixer of beer. Surrounded by shirtless…
There was no shortage of celebrities proudly wearing their favorite red, white & blue garbs and enjoying the festivities that come with celebrating Independence Day — from Christina Aguilera draped in the American flag to Lance Bass…
Atteeeeeeeeention! While you grub on barbeque and binge on brewskis try to guess which sexy stars are reppin’ red, white & blue bikinis. ‘Merica!
As the Fourth of July holiday gets underway, the state of New Jersey closed its doors—along with its tourist attractions including Liberty State Park, state-run beaches, historic sites, rec areas, and all 40 state parks, as a budget throwdown gave way to a government shutdown. Writing at the Star…
U.S. stocks rose Tuesday for the fourth day in a row as they continued to recover the ground they lost last week. Major indexes approached record highs again.
Most of the gains went to banks, which surged as bond yields jumped. Higher bond yields enable banks to charge higher rates on loans. Banks…
North Korea detained a U.S. citizen tied to a Christian-backed university in Pyongyang, state media said, just two weeks after arresting one of his colleagues.
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