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  • NEW YORK— Wall Street is hurting, and Main Street doesn't care. It's an about-face from the early years of the economic recovery, which began in 2009, when stocks and big banks were soaring but many on Main Street felt like they were getting left behind. The divergence underway between Main Street and Wall Street highlights the difference between the U.S. stock...

  • Tired of presidential debates? Well, they matter Friday, 12 Feb 2016 | 4:12 PM ET
    Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz

    America may have a serious case of debate fatigue but they're actually really important, explains Ryan King.

  • Volkswagen AG is recalling about 850,000 Audi and VW vehicles in the U.S. from model years 2006 to 2014. The letter said most VW and Audi vehicles have air bag inflators made at Takata's factory in Freiberg, Germany, which have not experienced failures like those made in the U.S. and Mexico. But in the EPA case at least, it's likely to bring millions of dollars in fines...

  • Debate: Hillary fights back at resurgent Bernie Friday, 12 Feb 2016 | 7:19 AM ET
    Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders (L) and Hillary Clinton participate in the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidate debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on February 11, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

    With tensions between Clinton and Sanders becoming increasingly obvious, the Democratic debate was full of new lines of attack. The NYT reports.

  • Feb 11- Lockheed Martin Corp on Thursday said it would offer a modified version of its T-50 training jet developed jointly with Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd, instead of a newly designed plane, in the upcoming U.S. Air Force competition to build 350 new training planes. The U.S. Air Force aims to launch the competition in 2017 to replace its ageing fleet of T-38...

  • WASHINGTON— Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from supporters. Cruz's sophisticated analytics operation was heralded as key to his victory in Iowa earlier this month— the first proof, his campaign...

  • Feb 11- Lockheed Martin Corp said it would offer the T-50A, a training jet developed jointly with Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd, in the upcoming U.S. Air Force competition to build 350 new training planes. The U.S. Air Force aims to launch the competition in 2017 to replace its ageing fleet of T-38 planes and analysts have said it could eventually buy up to 600...

  • Sonoco beats 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 6:51 AM ET

    HARTSVILLE, S.C. _ Sonoco Products Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $56.1 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 63 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.28 billion.

  • VW, Audi, BMW recall nearly 1.7M vehicles in air bag mess Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 10:48 AM ET

    DETROIT— Volkswagen, Audi and BMW are recalling nearly 1.7 million vehicles with Takata air bag inflators that can rupture and hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers. So far, VW, Audi, BMW, Daimler, Honda, Ford and Mazda have announced recalls in the latest round. On Wednesday, VW and Audi said they would recall a total of 850,000 vehicles in the U.S. from model years...

  • Blackbaud misses Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 7:17 PM ET

    CHARLESTON, S.C. _ Blackbaud Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $6.4 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 39 cents per share. Blackbaud expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.90 to $1.98 per share.

  • ScanSource tops Street 2Q forecasts Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 5:27 PM ET

    GREENVILLE, S.C. _ ScanSource Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $20.7 million. For the current quarter ending in April, ScanSource expects its per-share earnings to range from 62 cents to 70 cents. ScanSource shares have decreased almost 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Delta Apparel posts 1Q profit Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 4:35 PM ET

    GREENVILLE, S.C. _ Delta Apparel Inc. on Monday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $681,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Delta Apparel shares have fallen 14 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Delta Apparel, Earnings Report.

  • EDEN, N.C.— Giant earthmoving machines beep and grind as they drop 17- ton scoops of coal ash and dirt into dozens of railroad cars lined up for two-thirds of a mile at a site along the Virginia- North Carolina border, where the country's largest electricity company was responsible for one of the worst spills of the toxic, liquefied waste in U.S. history.

  • MANCHESTER, N.H., Feb 7- Republican contender Marco Rubio struggled at a presidential debate on Saturday at the worst possible time, potentially confounding his bid to emerge as Donald Trump's chief rival in New Hampshire and giving hope to three rivals desperate for a strong showing. While Rubio recovered later in the debate, the timing of his performance was...

  • Domtar tops Street 4Q forecasts Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 8:03 AM ET

    FORT MILL, S.C. _ Domtar Corp. on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $57 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 86 cents per share. Domtar shares have declined 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 4- Former drug executive Martin Shkreli smirked and brushed off questions about drug prices then tweeted that lawmakers were imbeciles on Thursday, when he appeared at a U.S. congressional hearing against his will. Shkreli, 32, sparked outrage last year among patients, medical societies and Democratic presidential front-runner...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 4- Former drug executive Martin Shkreli laughed off questions about drug prices and tweeted that lawmakers were imbeciles on Thursday, when he appeared at a U.S. congressional hearing against his will. Shkreli, 32, sparked outrage last year among patients, medical societies and Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton...

  • WASHINGTON/ New York, Feb 4- Former Turing Pharmaceuticals Chief Executive Officer Martin Shkreli invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and declined to answer questions on Thursday from U.S. lawmakers interested in why the company raised the price of a lifesaving medicine by 5,000 percent. Shkreli, 32, sparked outrage last year...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- Switching the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium to New Mexico from an existing South Carolina site could cost the U.S. government more than $20 billion and raise safety concerns, according to a new study commissioned by the firms building the current site. High Bridge, a consultant to the nuclear industry, in its report said disposal of...

  • Feb 3- U.S. stocks staged a late-day rally on Wednesday as an 8- percent jump in oil prices lifted beaten-down energy shares and financials rebounded. Comments by Russia's foreign minister reignited hopes of a deal among oil producers to trim output. "What are keying off of is the move in commodities and in the dollar," said Walter Todd, chief investment officer at...