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  • NEW YORK, Jan 31- JPMorgan Chase& Co, the largest U.S. bank, agreed to pay $99.5 million to settle its portion of an antitrust lawsuit in which investors accuse 12 major banks of rigging prices in the $5.3 trillion- a-day foreign exchange market. Made public on Friday night, the settlement is the first in the nationwide litigation and resolved claims over JPMorgan's...

  • NEW YORK— More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the recall is being implemented after carmakers' original attempts to fix the defects didn't work in some vehicles. The agency says about 1 million Toyota and...

  • Final decisions are not imminent in the efforts to find successors to Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser, who steps down March 1, and Richard Fisher of the Dallas Fed, who retires on March 19. James McAndrews, who heads up research at the neighboring New York Fed, was considered for the job in Philadelphia, where he once worked. Regular golfing partners,...

  • LAGUNA BEACH, California— An exceedingly opulent seaside resort in Southern California has sold for an eye-popping $360 million. That price tag for the Montage Laguna Beach— which comes to $1.4 million per room— "shattered the price barrier for California hotels by a wide margin," hotel consultant Alan Reay of Atlas Hospitality tells the Los Angeles Times on...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Feb 12 Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Executive Vice President David Altig and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Senior Vice President Mine Yucel participate in "The Economic Outlook, Monetary Policy and Energy: Thoughts from Federal Reserve Research Directors" event hosted by the New College of Florida and the Global Interdependence...

  • IBM boss gets bonus despite company's woes Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:34 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— IBM boss Virginia Rometty will get a $3.6 million bonus for her performance last year, even though the company's sales and profits declined in 2014.. Rometty and other top executives did not take bonuses for 2013, after IBM turned in disappointing results for that year. IBM is also raising her target bonus to $5 million for 2015. In addition, the...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 30- AT&T Inc spent close to half the total in the record-setting U.S. sale of airwaves for mobile data, with Dish Network Corp spending heavily to manage a surprise win at No.2 ahead of Verizon, results showed on Friday. Verizon and T-Mobile bids were $10.4 billion and $1.8 billion, respectively, according to the results of the Federal...

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were down at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $32.92. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 40 or. 9 percent, to $45.71.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell $1.31 or 1.6 percent, to $80.69. Capital One Financial Corp. fell $1.75 or 2.3 percent, to $73.21. Discover Financial Services fell$. 46 or. 8 percent, to $54.38.

  • Final Glance: Biotechnology companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Amgen Inc. fell $4.11 or 2.6 percent, to $152.26. Biogen Idec rose $35.91 or 10.2 percent, to $389.16. Celgene Corp. fell $1.71 or 1.4 percent, to $119.16.

  • Final Glance: Media companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 73 or 1.3 percent, to $53.15. Walt Disney Co. fell $2.26 or 2.4 percent, to $90.96. Gannett fell$. 75 or 2.4 percent, to $31.01.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 03 or 3.0 percent, to $0.93. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 31 or 1.1 percent, to $28.95. Peabody Energy rose$. 11 or 1.8 percent, to $6.23.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Advanced Emissions Solutions Inc.: Approximately 1,943,700 shares changed hands, a 1,780.1 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell $9.21 or 46.5 percent to $10.61. Books-A-Million Inc.: Approximately 529,000 shares changed hands, a 2,431.4 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Fluor rose$. 55 or 1.0 percent, to $53.59. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 31 or 1.2 percent, to $26.48.

  • Final Glance: Railroad companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Canadian National Railway Co. fell $1.02 or 1.5 percent, to $65.98. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. fell $3.44 or 1.9 percent, to $174.67. Kansas City Southern fell$. 73 or. 7 percent, to $110.09.

  • Final Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    General Electric Co. fell$. 19 or. 8 percent, to $23.89. Snap-On fell $2.53 or 1.9 percent, to $132.71. Whirlpool Corp. fell $4.87 or 2.4 percent, to $199.08.

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 30 or 1.8 percent, to $16.90. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 48 or 1.7 percent, to $28.50. ManpowerGroup rose $7.98 or 12.3 percent, to $72.88.

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    eBay fell$. 96 or 1.8 percent, to $53.00. Google Inc class A rose $24.32 or 4.7 percent, to $537.55. Groupon Inc. fell$. 18 or 2.5 percent, to $7.16.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 17 or 5.4 percent, to $3.29. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 55 or 5.0 percent, to $11.66. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 28 or 4.8 percent, to $6.17.

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell $1.51 or 2.2 percent, to $67.52. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell $2.26 or 2.1 percent, to $107.96. Procter& Gamble Co. fell $1.38 or 1.6 percent, to $84.29.