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Johnson Controls Reports Profit For 1st Quarter

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Auto parts and building systems maker Johnson Controls Inc. reported a $350…

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GE 4th-qtr Income Falls But Signs Improving

General Electric Co.’s fourth-quarter net income fell 19 percent, but the industrial bellwether is seeing…

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Obama Vows To Fight For Jobs In Retooled Message

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama tried to revive his battered agenda and rally…

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Defiant Obama Urges Congress To Pass Jobs Bill

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A combative President Barack Obama exhorted Congress Friday to pass a…

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Obama Takes Latest Jobs Message To Hard-hit Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling voters in Ohio, wracked by high unemployment,…

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Sony Ericsson Q4 Loss Narrows 9 Percent

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson on Friday said its loss in the…

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Venture Capital Investments Decline In 4th Qtr

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Venture capitalists invested less money in U.S. startups in the fourth…

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World Stocks Tumble As Obama Targets Banks

LONDON (AP) — World markets fell Friday, led by bank stocks after President Barack Obama…

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Fed Emergency Loans To Banks Drop Sharply

WASHINGTON (AP) — Banks borrowed less from the Federal Reserve’s emergency lending program over the…

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Unemployment Rose In 43 States Last Month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in 43 states last month, the government said Friday,…

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Sector Snap: Coal Stocks Tumble

NEW YORK (AP) — Concerns about China taking measures to slow down its economy and…

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Google Shows Renewed Vigor With Robust 4Q Results

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Inc. appears to have regained its financial stride after wobbling…

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More State Furloughs Could Be Coming In Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Even more furloughs could be on the way for state employees in…

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ND College Presidents Defend Tuition Discounts

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota college presidents are defending tuition breaks for graduate students…

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Target To Renovate Stores, Open Fewer In 2010

NEW YORK (AP) — Target, the nation’s second-largest discounter after Wal-Mart, is navigating turbulent economic…

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Obama Hits Wall Street, Pushes For Bank Limits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embracing Depression-era policy and populist politics, a combative President Barack Obama chastised…

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Obama’s Report Card: One Year Later

An assessment of the president's first year in office

It has been one year since history was made in the U.S. with the inauguration…

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Home Construction Falls; Wholesale Prices Edge Up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The housing market remains a significant risk to the economy, data Wednesday…

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Uncoventional Wisdom

How good a stock picker is Quintano Downes? The 13-year Wall Street veteran equities trader…

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Talking Points: Obama’s Economy

When Barack Obama took the national stage as president on that bitterly cold day last…

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