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Dow reshuffle: Apple joins blue-chip index and boots AT&T

Apple is in. AT&T is out. In another victory of sorts for…

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A robust US job market is expected to keep delivering

Even after the most vigorous three-month hiring spree in 17 years, U.S.…

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Exxon CEO: Get used to lower oil prices

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson expects the price of oil to remain…

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AP Photo/Susan WalshFederal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen holds up a copy of the 100th Annual Report from the Federal Reserve as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington

A complication for the Fed: Rate cuts by other central banks

The world's central banks are injecting a new complication into the Federal…

AP Photo/Susan WalshFederal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen holds up a copy of the 100th Annual Report from the Federal Reserve as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington
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US running out of room to store oil; price collapse next?

The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of…

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AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisA man plays music next to a shuttered shop in a shopping arcade of Athens

Spain: 3rd bailout for Greece being mulled for up to $56B

Eurozone nations are negotiating a third bailout worth as much as 50…

AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisA man plays music next to a shuttered shop in a shopping arcade of Athens
ap file photoGoogle will start showing ads in its online store for mobile apps
ap file photoGoogle will start showing ads in its online store for mobile apps
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Alaska quietly becomes third state to legalize marijuana

Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational…

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AP Photo/Yorgos KarahalisA man buys seafood at a central food market in Athens

Greece readies new list of bailout reforms

Caught between its own defiant campaign pledges and pressure from creditors, Greece's…

AP Photo/Yorgos KarahalisA man buys seafood at a central food market in Athens
AP Photo/Geert Vanden WijngaertGreek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis

Greece and eurozone creditors reach deal on loan

Greece and its creditors in the 19-nation eurozone reached an agreement Friday…

AP Photo/Geert Vanden WijngaertGreek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis
AP Photo/Gareth PattersonWal-Mart President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon speaks during an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday

Half-million of Wal-Mart's US workers to get pay raises

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping its decision to boost workers' paychecks will…

AP Photo/Gareth PattersonWal-Mart President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon speaks during an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday
AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisPeople use an ATM as a homeless man sleeps outside a bank in Athens on Thursday

Germany rejects Greek olive branch on eve of bailout talks

Germany quickly rejected a conciliatory bailout proposal by Greece on Thursday, dampening…

AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisPeople use an ATM as a homeless man sleeps outside a bank in Athens on Thursday
AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisGreece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Greece: Loan extension request will satisfy Europe, Greece

Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis sounded cautiously optimistic Wednesday of achieving a last-minute…

AP Photo/Thanassis StavrakisGreece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
AP Photo/Petros GiannakourisTourists stand beneath a huge Greek flag in front of sections of ancient columns at the Acropolis hill

Hopes of Greek deal remain despite tough talk

Despite all the tough talk and ultimatums, Greece and its creditors in…

AP Photo/Petros GiannakourisTourists stand beneath a huge Greek flag in front of sections of ancient columns at the Acropolis hill
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Democrats seek relief from health law penalties

The official sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law may…

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AP Photo/Nick UtTwo trucks move containers at the Port of Los Angeles

Bustling West Coast ports fall quiet amid labor dispute

Seaports in major West Coast cities that normally are abuzz with the…

AP Photo/Nick UtTwo trucks move containers at the Port of Los Angeles
AP Photo/Lefteris PitarakisBackdropped by the Houses of Parliament in central London

Greece presents its debt plan to skeptical eurozone

Greece and its partners in the 19-country eurozone dug in for tough…

AP Photo/Lefteris PitarakisBackdropped by the Houses of Parliament in central London
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Oil on wild ride; how will it end?

The price of oil is on a wild ride, and there is…

AP Photo/Eric GayIn this Dec. 19
AP Photo/Petros GiannakourisFinance Minister Yanis Varoufakis speaks during a Parliament session in Athens

Greece puts brave face on negotiations with creditors

Greece put a brave face on its fraught negotiations with European bailout…

AP Photo/Petros GiannakourisFinance Minister Yanis Varoufakis speaks during a Parliament session in Athens
Lisa Poole/AP File PhotoStaples on Wednesday

Staples buys Office Depot for $6B to keep pace with change

NEW YORK — There are few places where evolving technology has been…

Lisa Poole/AP File PhotoStaples on Wednesday