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  • Lawmaker: Colleagues to scrutinize Tesla deal Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 4:10 PM ET

    RENO, Nev.— Nevada Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick says it's too early to say whether a huge package of tax breaks and incentives needed to land Tesla Motors Inc.' s lithium battery factory will have smooth sailing at a special legislative session next week.

  • Key Walgreen revenue metric rises 3.7 pct Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 9:02 AM ET

    DEERFIELD, Ill.— Walgreen's revenue from established stores climbed 3.7 percent last month but missed analyst expectations, as prescription sales for the nation's largest drugstore chain also fell short of the average forecast on Wall Street. Walgreen Co. ran 8,206 drugstores at the end of the month, 91 more than a year ago.

  • L Brands key Aug. sales metric climbs 5 percent Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 8:24 AM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ohio— L Brands, which owns Victoria's Secret, Bath& Body Works and other brands, said Thursday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 5 percent in August, handily topping analysts' expectations. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected a 2.7 percent increase in the figure. L Brands Inc. is based in Columbus, Ohio.

  • Costco posts 7 percent jump in same-store sales Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 6:45 AM ET

    ISSAQUAH, Wash.— Costco's August sales at stores open at least a year climbed 7 percent, which was much better than industry watchers had expected. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters had been looking for an increase of only 4.8 percent. For the fourth quarter, Costco Wholesale Corp. said that sales at stores open at least a year rose 6 percent.

  • India’s inflation fight starts in the kitchen Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    Soaring prices underscore the inflation risk in India, which remains a headache for policymakers who will release data on consumer prices this week.

  • Malaysia Airlines' shares jump 10% on takeover offer Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 9:51 PM ET

    Shares of MAS rose after Khazanah Nasional said it will offer 27 sen for each share, amounting to nearly 1.4 billion ringgit ($435 million).

  • China rebuffs US efforts on South China Sea Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 7:49 PM ET

    China appeared to rebuff pressure from the United States as Southeast Asian nations declined Washington's proposal for a freeze on provocative acts.

  • Chinese banks get serious about risk of bad debts Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    Chinese banks are cutting off riskier borrowers, tightening lending terms, and deploying teams of investigators to assess the risk of loan defaults.

  • Yen sags on Japan pension plans; Euro holds steady Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    The yen came under pressure from Japan's plans to increase its pension allocation to the domestic stock market.

  • Samsung's next reinvention challenge: itself Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:46 PM ET
    Samsung Galaxy Tab S

    Samsung Electronics is under pressure to reinvent itself - to be more innovative, but not lose the rigor and focus that made it a global powerhouse.

  • Midday movers: Hess, Twitter, Valero Eneregy & More Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Stock futures add to gains as GDP above estimates Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 8:47 AM ET

    Stock futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street after data had the economy growing 4 percent in the second quarter.

  • Summer's busiest week for markets is here Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 6:10 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Friday.

    A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.

  • Missing MH370 hits Malaysian Airlines earnings hard Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 7:30 PM ET
    Malaysia Airline passenger jet parked on the tarmac at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on March 8, 2014.

    Malaysian Airlines said MH370 pushed it to its worst quarter in over two years, hit by a drop in passenger traffic and a slump in China sales.

  • Thai protesters force PM to flee meeting Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 2:13 AM ET
    The site of a grenade and gun shots attack at Democracy monument in Bangkok on May 15, 2014.

    Protesters seeking to oust Thailand's government intruded an air force compound on Thursday where the acting prime minister was, forcing him to flee.

  • US oil ends over $102; lifted by Ukraine, Cushing Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Oil traded near three week highs, supported by a draw on stocks in the United States and the deteriorating situation in Ukraine.

  • Death toll in Turkish mine blast 238: PM Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    An injured miner came out carried by rescuers, on May 13, 2014 after an explosion in a coal mine in Manisa.

    Hopes faded of finding more survivors in a coal mine in western Turkey on Wednesday, where 238 workers were confirmed killed

  • A 'new normal' in China: Here's what it means Monday, 12 May 2014 | 6:59 PM ET
    Chinese President Xi Jinping.

    China's president says the economy must adapt a "new normal" in growth. That means Beijing is unlikely to step in with broad stimulus measures.

  • Samsung chairman stable after heart attack Monday, 12 May 2014 | 1:54 AM ET
    Lee Kun Hee, chairman of Samsung Group.

    The chairman of Samsung Electronics, Lee Kun-hee, was in stable condition Sunday after suffering a heart attack.

  • Modi seeks triumph in final round of Indian election Sunday, 11 May 2014 | 9:43 PM ET
    BJP leader Narendra Modi.

    India's elections reaches a climax on Monday as Narendra Modi seeks a personal mandate to govern by his modernized brand of Hindu nationalism.