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  • Telsa Motors expanding in California Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 3:07 PM ET

    LATHROP, Calif.— Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California. The company has leased a 430,000- square-foot building in Lathrop, a community on Interstate 5 about 75 miles east of San Francisco. The Sacramento Bee reports that the Lathrop facility is too small for the battery plant.

  • NEW YORK, April 23- Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase& Co, the London Metal Exchange and warehouse operators want a judge to throw out lawsuits saying that from May 2009 they conspired to reduce the supply and increase the price of aluminum.

  • Data released on Wash. health exchange enrollees Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 3:02 PM ET

    SEATTLE— About 164,000 Washington residents have signed up for private health insurance through the state's health care exchange, with the bulk of people enrolling in the final three months leading up to the March deadline, state officials announced Wednesday.

  • Minn. Senate OKs added job protections for women Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 3:01 PM ET

    ST. PAUL, Minn.— Minnesota senators have passed a wide-ranging package of workplace protections for women aimed at leveling pay, accommodating pregnancies and fostering entrepreneurial opportunities. The bill passed 51-14 on Wednesday and sets up a likely negotiation with the House, which passed legislation that goes even further.

  • Boeing's report "gives much more confidence about the ability to return cash," said Ken Herbert, an analyst at Canaccord Genuity Inc.. Boeing spent nearly $3 billion in the first quarter to buy back some 19 million shares and pay dividends, most of the expected amount for the year, according to analysts.

  • *AT&T falls after results, but Boeing rallies. *Amgen drags biotech lower, but Gilead gains. NEW YORK, April 23- U.S. stocks declined on Wednesday after a six-session winning streak as gains in Boeing and Gilead were offset by slides in AT&T and the wider biotech sector.

  • Rail safety effort marred by squabbling Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 2:28 PM ET

    The Department of Transportation, worried about the potential for catastrophic accidents involving oil and ethanol trains that are sometimes as many as 100 cars long, is drafting new tank-car regulations aimed at making the cars less likely to spill their contents in the event of a crash.

  • NEW YORK, April 23- Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase& Co, the London Metal Exchange and warehouse operators want a judge to throw out lawsuits saying that from May 2009 they conspired to reduce the supply and increase the price of aluminum.

  • Correction: Earns-Discover Financial story Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— LOS ANGELES— In a story April 22 about Discover Financial earnings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company plans to launch a direct checking service next year. The service is planned for this year.

  • Business events scheduled for Thursday Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 2:09 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases durable goods for March, 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m..

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to their lowest level in eight months in March, dashing hopes for a quick turnaround for a sector that fell into a soft patch last summer. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday sales dropped 14.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 384,000 units.

  • CAMPINAS, Brazil, April 23- Brazil's third-biggest airline, Azul Linhas Aereas, unveiled plans on Wednesday to add 11 wide-body jets from European planemaker Airbus to start service to the United States. The selection of Airbus planes, first reported on Tuesday by Reuters, is another blow to U.S. rival Boeing Co in Latin America's biggest market.

  • April 23- Delta Air Lines Inc reported a higher-than-expected first-quarter profit on Wednesday and gave a strong outlook for the current period, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent. Delta "has been outperforming on the revenue front and costs are being kept in line," said Kevin Crissey, an airline analyst with Skyline Research.

  • Midday Glance: Department Store Retail companies Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. rose$. 51 or. 9 percent, to $54.75. Macy's Inc. rose$. 33 or. 6 percent, to $57.85. Nordstrom rose$. 55 or. 9 percent, to $61.37.

  • Midday Glance: Banks companies Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    Bank of America Corp. rose$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $16.34. Citigroup Inc. rose$. 26 or. 5 percent, to $48.28. US Bank rose$. 26 or. 6 percent, to $40.90.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 04 or. 8 percent, to $4.51. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 33 or. 8 percent, to $41.82. Peabody Energy fell$. 11 or. 6 percent, to $17.20.

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 41 or. 8 percent, to $51.24. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $79.27. Gannett fell$. 13 or. 5 percent, to $27.02.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Unisys Corp. fell 11.4 percent to $25.64. International Game Technology fell 10.2 percent to $12.64.

  • Midday Glance: Staffing companies Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 16 or. 7 percent, to $21.65. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 20 or. 7 percent, to $29.91. ManpowerGroup rose $6.23 or 8.0 percent, to $84.11.

  • Midday Glance: Biotechnology companies Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    Amgen Inc. fell $6.17 or 5.2 percent, to $113.13. Biogen Idec fell $5.61 or 1.8 percent, to $300.59. Celgene Corp. fell$. 59 or. 4 percent, to $146.05.

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