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NEW YORK-- J.C. Penney's stock has bounced back sharply from an all-time low just over a month ago and its campaign to reverse devastating losses appears to be gaining traction. Citigroup upgraded the company Tuesday, saying that the strategy of returning to what J.C. Penney does best is paying off.
NEW YORK-- Justin Bieber has kicked off the music portion of South by Southwest before the real program begins. Audience member Ashley Gregg said Monday that Bieber performed two songs, dedicating "Boyfriend" to ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez, who was backstage. Cody Simpson, Dan+ Shay, Tori Kelly and Rixton, who are among Braun's clients, also performed.
The influential American Society of Clinical Oncology, in a report released on Tuesday, cited estimates that cancer will become the leading killer in the United States by 2030 as the population ages, while treatment costs reach new heights.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 10- Microsoft Corp is betting on making sci-fi combat game "Titanfall" a hit big enough to boost sales of its Xbox One videogame device, helping it catch up in terms of sales with rival Sony Corp's PlayStation 4 console.
March 10- California set back-to-back solar power records last week, the state grid operator said on Monday. With 5,231 MW, California leads the nation in installed solar generation, including thermal and photovoltaic facilities, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association.
Judge Harlin Hale in Dallas granted temporary bankruptcy protection to Mt. Gox, which had filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan in February. Gox said without bankruptcy protection the company would be irreparably harmed by a proposed class action in Chicago federal court and a breach of contract case in Seattle federal court.
NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. oil fell by more than $1 per barrel on Monday to a three-week low, pressured by an unexpected drop in China's exports that stoked fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
Gox, once the world's largest bitcoin exchange, filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection in Dallas late Sunday, a move that will temporarily halt U.S. legal action against the Japanese company.
Bankruptcy in Dallas late Sunday, a move that will temporarily put U.S. legal action on hold against the Japanese company. The company said without U.S. bankruptcy protection it would spend substantial funds defending itself against a U.S. lawsuit seeking class action status that was filed in Chicago federal court.
DALLAS-- Southwest Airlines says passengers are flying more miles and a key revenue figure is rising compared with a year ago. The figures for the Dallas carrier included the company's AirTran Airways subsidiary. Passengers flew 7.15 billion miles on Southwest and AirTran last month, up 1.2 percent over February 2013.
Two years after launching its Infinite line of digital comics, Marvel Entertainment said it intends to expand the line's offerings with its first all-ages titles as it moves to attract younger readers familiar with characters like Spider-Man from animated television shows.
But in the midst of a three-year increase in American tourism in Mexico, communities along the Rio Grande see potential to win back some of the tourists and revitalize an industry that has gone dormant since the cartel violence erupted south of the border.
Since the start of the SEC's fiscal year on Oct. 1, the agency's win rate has dropped to 58 percent, from about 80 percent in recent years. 1. SEC v AIC, Inc, et al. 3. SEC v True North Finance Corp, et al.
The 20 Freescale employees, among 239 people on flight MH370, were mostly engineers and other experts working to make the company's chip facilities in Tianjin, China, and Kuala Lumpur more efficient, said Mitch Haws, vice president, global communications and investor relations.
*Malaysia Airlines says "fearing the worst". KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam, March 9- M alaysia Airlines said it was "fearing the worst" on Sunday for a plane carrying 239 people that went missing more than 24 hours ago, as the government said it was investigating four passengers who may have held false identity documents.
None of Austin, Texas- based Freescale's most senior executives were on board Boeing Co's 777-200 ER, which vanished from radar screens about an hour after it took off from Kuala Lumpur for Beijing. Twelve of the Freescale employees on the plane were from Malaysia and eight from China, the company said in a statement.
"We are pretty sure the information that is inside of Google right now is safe from prying eyes," the company's former CEO says.
WASHINGTON, March 7- The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has hired an outside firm to study fairness in its employees' performance ratings, the agency said on Friday in response to concerns about discrimination. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling of Texas and two fellow Republicans made the request in a letter to the bureau.
*Putin rebuffs Obama as Ukraine crisis escalates. NEW YORK, March 7- U.S. oil rose more than $1 a barrel on Friday as tensions lingered in Ukraine and a report that U.S. job growth accelerated by more than expected in February offset a seasonal slowdown in demand for crude. The Ukraine crisis escalated as President Vladimir Putin rebuffed a warning from U.S.
March 7- Shares of digital coupon company Coupons.com Inc nearly doubled in their trading debut, valuing the company at over $2.2 billion and underscoring the popularity of technology IPOs. Coupons.com is the third technology company to go public this year, after the successful debuts of Care.com Inc and Varonis Inc..