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  • Kotzias said Greece and its euro zone partners need to compromise on creating political policies that will foster growth and allow the country to pay its debts. Asked if he is simply asking the rest of Europe to trust Greece, he said: "No. "Do they want to support us to have growth... or do they decide to have Greece struggle, to punish Greece and to create an example of what...

  • TOKYO, April 25- Japanese consumer electronics firm Sony Corp has raised its operating profit estimate for fiscal 2015 to 300 billion yen, or four times its previous estimate, the Nikkei reported on Saturday. Expectations for higher sales of display sensors used in mobile phones and the Playstation gaming console were the reason Sony raised its forecast, the...

  • April 24- Starbucks Corp said that it was aware that a number of stores in the United States and Canada were experiencing outages at their payment systems on Friday night. A number of social media users also reported that the computers in the stores of the Seattle- based company were down. On Thursday, the company said sales at shops open at least 13 months were up 7...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 24- Software developers who tried on an Apple Watch for the first time on Friday predicted a rush of new apps over the next few months, particularly in areas including health and messaging. Ross Cohen, chief operating officer of BeenVerified.com, which makes a caller ID app for the watch, said he only realized on Friday that the watch goes on and...

  • SEATTLE— A computer outage affecting sales registers disrupted sales Friday at 8,000 company-operated Starbucks stores in the United States and Canada. Company spokesman Jim Olson says the problem affected 7,000 U.S. stores and 1,000 in Canada. A computer outage affecting sales registers disrupted sales Friday at 8,000 company-operated Starbucks...

  • Lawmakers reached a compromise on the last day of the regular legislative session to resolve differences between competing versions that earlier cleared the Senate and House. The Senate voted 46-0 and the House 95-1 on House bill 1449, which now heads to Gov. "It's no secret to say that one of those chambers and one of those parties are much more solicitous of the...

  • April 24- Starbucks Corp experienced a widespread systems outage in its stores in United States and Canada on Friday night, causing a number of them to give away free drinks, CNBC reported. Some store managers were handing out free drinks since they could not accept payment while other stores were closed entirely, the report said. A number of social media users...

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 77 or 1.1 percent, to $71.70. Supervalu fell$. 05 or. 5 percent, to $10.86. Whole Foods Market Inc. rose $1.38 or 2.9 percent, to $49.63.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $130.66. Humana Inc. rose$. 44 or. 2 percent, to $182.35. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 43 or. 4 percent, to $118.69.

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    DR Horton rose$. 42 or 1.6 percent, to $26.57. Lennar Corp. rose$. 47 or 1.0 percent, to $47.19. Pulte Homes Inc. rose$. 15 or. 8 percent, to $20.12.

  • Final Glance: Computer companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Apple Inc s rose$. 61 or. 5 percent, to $130.28. Hewlett Packard Co. fell$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $33.26. International Business Machines Corp. fell$. 46 or. 3 percent, to $169.78.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 82 or. 6 percent, to $148.12. Target rose$. 77 or. 9 percent, to $82.70. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 66 or. 8 percent, to $79.84.

  • Final Glance: Pharmaceuticals companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Baxter International Inc. fell$. 37 or. 5 percent, to $71.14. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. fell$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $65.80. Eli Lilly& Co. fell$. 82 or 1.1 percent, to $71.58.

  • LOS ANGELES, April 24- Truckers who haul freight from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will vote on Saturday whether to go on strike, organizers said, in a move that could revive labor tensions at the nation's busiest cargo hub as it recovers from a crippling dockworkers dispute. Picket lines could go up as early as Monday at various terminal yards, rail yards...

  • Final Glance: Food companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $37.52. General Mills Inc. rose$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $56.38. Mondelez International Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $36.82.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $77.99. Capital One Financial Corp. fell $1.42 or 1.7 percent, to $80.44. Mastercard fell$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $90.72.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 12 or. 9 percent, to $12.52. Gold Fields Ltd ADS fell$. 19 or 4.4 percent, to $4.10. Newmont Mining Corp. rose $1.53 or 6.5 percent, to $24.98.

  • Final Glance: Department Store Retail companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. fell $2.19 or 2.9 percent, to $74.59. Macy's Inc. fell$. 43 or. 6 percent, to $66.99. Nordstrom fell$. 33 or. 4 percent, to $78.16.

  • Final Glance: Banks companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Bank of America Corp. fell$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $15.64. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $52.90. Goldman Sachs fell $1.32 or. 7 percent, to $197.99.

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $69.17. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $111.64. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $81.00.