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U.S. service industries expand slower than predicted

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Monday, January 06, 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek: December's forecast shows uneven progress for the largest part of the United States' economy.

 

December auto sales miss expectations

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Friday, January 03, 2014

Reuters: The top automakers in the United States did not meet December sales expectations, but 2013 still stands at the best year for the industry since the recession.

 

Cheerios drops GMOs

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Friday, January 03, 2014

USA Today: General Mills says it will stop using genetically modified ingredients in its original Cheerios cereal.

 

Construction spending in U.S. at its highest

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Thursday, January 02, 2014

Reuters: Construction spending in the United States is at its highest level in nearly five years.

Construction spending increased 1 percent to an annual rate of $934.4 billion, the highest level since March 2009, the Commerce Department said on Thursday. It was the eighth straight month that construction spending increased.

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Customers swarm Colorado cannabis clubs

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Thursday, January 02, 2014

BBC: The first state-licensed marijuana industry opened in Colorado at the start of the new year.

Blustery winter weather could not deter Colorado's cannabis consumers from turning out in large numbers on 1 January, dubbed Green Wednesday, to see history in the making.

Residents aged 21 and over can buy 1oz (28g), while those from out of the state can purchase up to 0.25oz.

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Sherritt International Corp. is selling coal business

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Toronto-based Sherritt International Corp. is selling its coal business for nearly $900 million to focus more on its core nickel and oil operations.

 

American Express to pay $75.7M settlement

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

AP: American Express has agreed to pay at least $75.7 million to end an investigation by regulators into some discontinued card products.

 

Retailers pursue last minute online sales

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Reuters: More customers this year will be able to pick up online orders in stores on Tuesday, the last shopping day before Christmas.

 

U.S. weather on wild ride

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Monday, December 23, 2013

CNN: Plummeting temperatures are on tap for much of U.S.

 

Customers sue Target

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Monday, December 23, 2013

BBC: US retailer Target is being sued by at least 11 customers over a credit card security breach in which information on 40 million cards was stolen.

 

AOL expects Huffington Post to turn profit

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Monday, December 23, 2013

CNN: The Huffington Post has yet to turn a profit for AOL, falling far short of executive Tim Armstrong's projection at the time of the acquisition three years ago.

 

Dennis Rodman in North Korea to train basketball team

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Friday, December 20, 2013

CNN: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is in North Korea for his third visit of "basketball diplomacy."

 

NBA sole female referee speaks out

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Friday, December 20, 2013

CNN: Violet Palmer didn't set out to be a trailblazer, but as the only female referee in the NBA today, that's exactly what she's become.

 
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