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  • GM compensation expert extends claims deadline Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 11:13 PM ET

    The company came under fire last week because the family of a Connecticut woman who died in a 2003 crash had not been notified that her crash had been linked to a faulty switch, even though GM knew for years. GM said last week that it has reached the family of Connecticut mother Jean Averill, who died when her Ion crashed into a tree. Averill, 66, of Washington,...

  • Trouble already? Obamacare costs to surge in '15 Saturday, 15 Nov 2014 | 4:58 PM ET
    A woman speaks with a health insurance agent regarding the Affordable Care Act.

    Although consumers will often be able to find new health plans with prices comparable to those they now pay, the situation varies from state to state.

  • US war general, 150 yrs. on: Hero or terrorist? Saturday, 15 Nov 2014 | 10:10 AM ET
    Atlanta, Georgia.

    This week, Atlanta became the site of a marker for William T. Sherman that reflects more forgiving scholarship about the general's behavior.

  • Final Glance: Media companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $54.10. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 31 or. 3 percent, to $90.80. Gannett rose$. 17 or. 6 percent, to $31.05.

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 44 or. 8 percent, to $53.86. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 20 or. 2 percent, to $90.69. Gannett rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $30.91.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- The author Michael Lewis did not libel a money manager in his 2010 best-seller "The Big Short," a divided federal appeals court ruled on Friday. By a 2-1 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York rejected an appeal by Wing Chau and his firm Harding Advisory LLC over 26 alleged defamatory statements. In suing Lewis, Eisman and Lewis' publisher...

  • Early Glance: Media companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $54.24. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $90.73. Gannett rose$. 08 or. 3 percent, to $30.96.

  • NYT's Stewart: Tax reform stars aligning     Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    James Stewart, The New York Times, discusses the chances of tax reform by 2016 now that Republicans are in control of both houses of Congress.

  • LONDON, Nov 14- "As a result of the fall in demand and the rise in non- OPEC supplies, we recognised too late that oil was overpriced, that it had reached an unwarrantably high level, destroying the state of virtual equilibrium between supply and demand," the Saudi oil minister told his audience. Those words could have been spoken by the current oil minister, Ali Al-Naimi,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- Energy shares fell their most in a month Thursday as crude prices slid, dragging on Wall Street despite gains in Wal-Mart and other consumer stocks. The Dow and S&P 500 earlier hit intraday highs, with Wal-Mart and Apple at all-time records. Wal-Mart rose 4.2 percent to $82.50 after posting a 2.9 percent increase in third-quarter revenue.

  • TOKYO/ DETROIT, Nov 13- Japan's Takata Corp is the subject of a U.S. criminal investigation over defective car air bags that have been linked to five deaths, a spokesman said on Thursday. A federal grand jury in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has subpoenaed Takata's U.S. unit to produce documents on the air bag defects, the spokesman said in...

  • *Berkshire Hathaway to buy Duracell from Procter& Gamble. NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. stocks advanced modestly on Thursday to send the Dow and S&P to new record intraday highs following earnings from Wal-Mart and data on the labor market. Wal-Mart shares climbed 3.4 percent to $81.92 as one of the biggest boosts to both the Dow and S&P 500 after the retail giant posted a 2.9...

  • *Berkshire Hathaway to buy Duracell from Procter& Gamble. NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. stocks inched higher shortly after the open on Thursday, as the Dow and S&P touched new record intraday highs following earnings from Wal-Mart and data on the labor market. Wal-Mart shares advanced 2.8 percent to $81.42 as one of the biggest boosts to both the Dow and S&P 500 after the...

  • *Wal-Mart climbs in premarket after results. *Berkshire Hathaway to buy Duracell from Procter& Gamble. NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. stocks were poised to open little changed on Thursday, as the Dow and S&P hovered near record highs following earnings from Wal-Mart and data on the labor market.

  • *Wal-Mart climbs in premarket after results. *Wal-Mart shares advanced 2 percent to $80.75 in premarket trading after the retail giant posted its quarterly results. *J.C. Penney shares fell 5.9 percent to $7.30 in premarket trading after it reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss Wednesday but said same-store sales were flat and slightly cut its...

  • TOKYO, Nov 13- Japan's Takata Corp is the subject of a U.S. criminal investigation over potentially defective car air bags that have been linked to five deaths, a spokesman said on Thursday. A federal grand jury in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has subpoenaed Takata's U.S. unit to produce documents related to air bag defects, the spokesman...

  • Takata refutes report of secret airbag tests - NYT Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 1:32 AM ET

    Nov 13- Auto parts maker Takata Corp offered a "substantive rebuttal" to accusations by two former employees that the company carried out tests on airbags in 2004 in Michigan and found signs of defects but did not report the results to federal regulators, the New York Times reported. The New York Times reported last week that Takata, at the center of a global vehicle...

  • TIMELINE-Takata air bag recalls Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 10:30 PM ET

    Honda and Takata deny fault and settle for an undisclosed sum. Her family sues Honda and Takata for more than $75 million in April 2011, claiming they knew of the air bag problems as early as 2004. Honda and Takata settle in January 2013 for $3 million, according to court documents. April 27- Honda recalls 896,000 Honda and Acura 2001-03 cars in order to find...

  • Nov 12- Wal-Mart stores Inc issued an "urgent agenda" memo to its store managers across the United States last month, laying out guidelines to boost sales of "chilled and fresh" food, the New York Times reported. The memo, marked "highly sensitive", asks Wal-Mart marketing managers to make sure they discount aging meat and baked goods to maximize chances of selling them...

  • Nov 12- Wal-Mart stores Inc issued an "urgent agenda" memo to its store managers across the United States last month, laying out guidelines to boost sales of "chilled and fresh" food, the New York Times reported. The memo, marked "highly sensitive," asks Wal-Mart marketing managers to make sure they discount aging meat and baked goods to maximize chances of selling them...