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  • Equities lost ground after industrials Honeywell International and General Electric took hits from the strong dollar, while concerns over new trading regulations in China and Greece's place in the euro zone dented sentiment. "Our markets will get kind of quiet again as we wait for some of those earnings and what is going to happen on the 24th with Greece," said...

  • A line of bike hooks that can unexpectedly detach from their mounting are among this week's recalled consumer products. Other recalls include mattresses that failed flammability standards and truck and motorcycle toys with excessive amounts of lead. They were sold at Home Depot stores nationwide from April 2011 to March 2015.

  • MEXICO CITY, April 17- Ford Motor Co said on Friday it will spend $2.5 billion to build a new generation of fuel-efficient engines and transmissions in Mexico, creating 3,800 jobs. The United Auto Workers union, in response, said putting jobs in Mexico rather than the United States will be a major issue at its upcoming U.S. labor talks with Ford, General Motors Co and...

  • Correction: Bird Flu story Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:24 PM ET

    ST. PAUL, Minn.— In a story April 16 about bird flu, The Associated Press reported erroneously that recent outbreaks had led to the death of more than 2.5 million turkeys and chickens. USDA veterinarian: Bird flu outbreak could be' devastating'. Top USDA veterinarian: Bird flu outbreak may last for years and be' devastating' to poultry.

  • NEW YORK— Sprint's Boost Mobile business is offering prepaid calling cards for Miami customers who want to call Cuba. Cuba charges some of the world's highest rates for long-distance calling, and calls into Cuba are also among the world's most expensive. The two nations announced a prisoner exchange, and on Tuesday the White House said President Obama will...

  • "We have a lot of elders who are concerned about having enough capacity to bury their families when it's time to go," said Mahealani Cypher, who represents the Koolau Foundation, which is pushing the state to update its burial laws. Several bills in the Legislature seek to change state law to encourage traditional Hawaiian burials. "Across all these practices, the...

  • LOS ANGELES— Two Southern California utilities should return at least $648 million to customers because of evidence of secret deal-making in a nearly $5 billion settlement following the closing of a nuclear power plant, a state agency said Friday. The Office of Ratepayer Advocates, an arm of the California Public Utilities Commission, said in a statement that...

  • The herbicide is considered safe by the EPA, as well as many foreign regulatory agencies, including in the European Union. That could change, the EPA said in a statement Friday. "Given increased public interest in glyphosate, EPA may recommend sampling for glyphosate in the future," the agency said in an email response to a Reuters inquiry.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:13 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. The shares fell $1.70 or 7.7 percent to $20.29. Celanese Corp.: Approximately 6,642,500 shares changed hands, a 577.1 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:13 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. BRT Realty Trust: Approximately 100 shares changed hands, a 97.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 08 or 1.2 percent to $6.90.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.67 or 1.3 percent, to $131.13. Humana Inc. fell$. 20 or. 1 percent, to $177.48. UnitedHealth Group fell $2.89 or 2.4 percent, to $118.71.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were down at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $49.66. DuPont Co. fell$. 70 or 1.0 percent, to $71.55.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 08 or 2.5 percent, to $3.16. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 15 or 1.6 percent, to $9.29. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 13 or 2.5 percent, to $5.36.

  • Final Glance: Department Store Retail companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. fell $1.84 or 2.4 percent, to $74.47. Macy's Inc. fell $1.22 or 1.8 percent, to $66.45. Nordstrom fell $2.07 or 2.6 percent, to $76.43.

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Ford Motor Co. fell$. 18 or 1.1 percent, to $15.76. General Motors Co. fell$. 44 or 1.2 percent, to $36.64. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $35.18.

  • Final Glance: Railroad companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Canadian National Railway Co. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $66.41. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $1.48 or. 8 percent, to $189.96. Kansas City Southern fell$. 64 or. 6 percent, to $104.49.

  • Final Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell$. 86 or. 6 percent, to $141.53. PerkinElmer fell$. 44 or. 9 percent, to $50.99. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. fell$. 39 or. 3 percent, to $132.10.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 11 or. 9 percent, to $12.76. GoldCorp fell$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $19.81. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $23.57.

  • Final Glance: Biotechnology companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Amgen Inc. fell $3.29 or 2.0 percent, to $163.58. Biogen Idec fell $9.21 or 2.1 percent, to $419.44. Celgene Corp. fell $2.89 or 2.5 percent, to $113.47.

  • Final Glance: Computer companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Apple Inc s fell $1.42 or 1.1 percent, to $124.75. Hewlett Packard Co. fell$. 28 or. 9 percent, to $32.53. International Business Machines Corp. fell $2.46 or 1.5 percent, to $160.67.