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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 29- Chipmaker Intel Corp has hired Amir Faintuch, a senior executive at Qualcomm Inc, to co-manage the development of the company's chips, an Intel spokesman said on Friday.

  • Scottsdale, Arizona- based Store Capital buys real estate from large tenants, such as chain restaurants, supermarkets and health clubs, and leases the properties back to the tenants. Reuters reported in July that Store Capital had hired banks to explore a potential offering that could raise $300 million to $500 million and value the company at about $2 billion.

  • Aug 29- United Technologies Corp's Pratt& Whitney unit briefly suspended delivery of the engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet in May because of questions about titanium provided to a parts supplier. The Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 strike fighter is the Pentagon's costliest weapons program.

  • Splunk, Tesla are big market movers Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Shares of the discount retailer fell, even as it reported a second-quarter profit that beat Wall Street expectations.

  • Court halts ruling striking down right-to-work law Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller appealed the case to the Supreme Court after Paras rejected his request to put his ruling on hold until the Supreme Court could decide the issue.

  • A&E, which is jointly owned by Walt Disney Co and media group Hearst Corp, is investing $250 million in Vice Media, which started as a Canadian magazine and has ballooned into a multimedia conglomerate known for producing edgy videos and news reports.

  • Kraft recalls some American Singles cheese Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:44 PM ET

    NORTHFIELD, Ill.— Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier. Kraft Foods Group Inc., which is based in Northfield, Illinois, said the suppler didn't keep the ingredient stored in accordance with its temperature standards.

  • *Trading volumes light ahead of Labor Day holiday. NEW YORK, Aug 29- U.S. stocks closed out a strong month on a quiet note on Friday, with the S&P 500 posting a modest gain to close at a new record as the latest positive data helped extend a rally that had been briefly threatened by overseas concerns.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- Online travel site Orbitz Worldwide Inc said on Friday that it had agreed on terms to restore airfare listings of American Airlines Group Inc that American had pulled from the site on Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- U.S. stocks closed out a strong month on a quiet note on Friday, with the S&P 500 posting a modest gain to close at a new record as the latest in a string of positive data helped extend a rally that had been briefly threatened by overseas concerns.

  • IMF BOARD SAYS IT CONTINUES TO EXPRESS CONFIDENCE IN LAGARDE'S ABILITY TO CARRY OUT HER DUTIES.

  • Lawmakers pass first California groundwater rules Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The worst drought in a generation has pushed California lawmakers to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" groundwater policy under a package of bills lawmakers sent Friday to Gov.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:18 p.m. EDT Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:18 PM ET

    The bull and bear cases Stocks mixed in quiet trading ahead of US holiday; Avago, Splunk soar on earnings Malaysia Airlines to shed 6,000 staff as part of overhaul plan after disasters German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel's support strong Tracking cash: Startups Moven and Simple offer banking services for smartphone users Inflation falls to 0.3 percent in countries that use euro; pressure is on central bank to act US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July, first decline since January; income weak Brazil's GDP contracts and sends economy into a recession China's Baidu, Tencent, Wanda announce e-commerce venture in challenge to Alibaba

  • AP Top Financial News At 4:18 p.m. EDT Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:18 PM ET

    Mexico's Pemex says production to increase in 2015 As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?

  • Stock market closes at record high Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    The Standard& Poor's 500 is ending the week at a record high after a day of quiet trading. Chip maker Avago Technologies jumped nearly 8 percent after reporting earnings that beat analysts' estimates. The latest reports on the U.S. economy were mixed.

  • American Airlines fares back on Orbitz after deal Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    NEW YORK— After a three-day public tiff, American Airlines fares have returned to Orbitz. Orbitz said Friday that it has reached an agreement with the airline that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets on its websites.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:14 p.m. EDT Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    The bull and bear cases Stocks mixed in quiet trading ahead of US holiday; Avago, Splunk soar on earnings Malaysia Airlines to shed 6,000 staff as part of overhaul plan after disasters German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel's support strong Tracking cash: Startups Moven and Simple offer banking services for smartphone users Inflation falls to 0.3 percent in countries that use euro; pressure is on central bank to act US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July, first decline since January; income weak Brazil's GDP contracts and sends economy into a recession China's Baidu, Tencent, Wanda announce e-commerce venture in challenge to Alibaba

  • AP Top Financial News At 4:14 p.m. EDT Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    Mexico's Pemex says production to increase in 2015 As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?

  • Mexico's Pemex says production to increase in 2015 Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY— Mexico's state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos estimates its crude production will increase to 2.4 million barrels per day in 2015, compared with the 2.35 million barrels per day it expects to produce this year, a company official said Friday.

  • Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    ST. PAUL, Minn.— Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate.