From the Wires

AAA: Holiday travel could set record this year

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC: AAA expects almost 99 million Americans to travel — via the ground or the air — which would be the most since 2001 when the group started keeping track.

 

Sub-$2 gas prevalent across US

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Monday, December 15, 2014

CNN: Thirteen states tout gas for less than $2 a gallon. Two weeks ago, there was only one station in the country selling gas at that price.

 

Group buys PetSmart for $8.3B

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Monday, December 15, 2014

BLOOMBERG: The country's largest pet-supply chain was sold for $83 a share to BC Partners.

 

Oil prices could continue to plummet

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Friday, December 12, 2014

BLOOMBERG: Energy forecasters expect the price to continue to fall as demand drops.

 

Embattled SeaWorld CEO resigns

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Friday, December 12, 2014

ORLANDO SENTINEL: Jim Atchison and several employees are losing their jobs after sustained down period for the company brought on by the documentary Blackfish.

 

RadioShack's struggles continue

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

BLOOMBERG: The electronic store chain posted its 11th-straight quarterly loss, which was even worse than projections.

 

Unemployment claims continue to drop

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The number trends indicate strong job security ahead of the holidays.

 

Costco's profits surge

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The warehouse club giant's shares hit record highs Wednesday morning.

 

California sues Uber over driver background check claims

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Los Angeles' district attorney alleges company "continues to misrepresent and exaggerate background checks on drivers."

 

Amazon adding 'Make An Offer' option

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Tuesday, December 09, 2014

USA TODAY: The giant cyberstore is opening up some products for haggling.

 

Embattled Abercrombie & Fitch CEO retires amid company struggles

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Tuesday, December 09, 2014

FORBES: Shares increased 6.8 percent in the wake of the announcement that Mike Jeffries is stepping down.

 

McDonald's sales continue to drop

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Monday, December 08, 2014

REUTERS: The fast-food giant now finds itself in a dubious six-month streak of declines.

 

Washington D.C. Council passes bill limiting pot-testing employers

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Monday, December 08, 2014

Prospective employees would not have to submit a drug test until after receiving a job offer under the legislation.

 
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