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In this May 23, 2017, photo, cars are parked in front of a Best Buy in Las Vegas. Best Buy reports financial earns on Thursday, March 1, 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 01, 2018 - 6:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy, Kohl's, Gap and Nordstrom all reported strong sales during the quarter that includes the holiday season, a sign of success as retailers learn to steady themselves — and work with — online companies. At Best Buy, sales at established stores rose 9 percent. That's a big...
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March 01, 2018 - 6:27 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some states are taking advantage of a dispute between Georgia and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines over the company's decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association, urging the airline to relocate. Governors from Connecticut, New York and Virginia have pitched their...
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March 01, 2018 - 5:59 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some states are taking advantage of a dispute between Georgia and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines over the company's decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association, urging the airline to relocate. Governors from Connecticut, New York and Virginia have pitched their...
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March 01, 2018 - 4:58 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The high stakes contest for Foxconn Technology Group's first North American manufacturing facility, a potential $10 billion investment that could employ 13,000 people, came down to a battle between Wisconsin and neighboring Michigan, new documents released Thursday show. The...
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In this Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, photograph, a long line of unsold 2017 and 2018 Maserati Levantes sits on a dealer's lot in Highlands Ranch, Colo. Industry analysts expect February 2018 sales to tail off from a year ago as automakers ease up on cash discounts and other incentives that hit record highs last year. Most automakers report sales figures Thursday, March 1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
March 01, 2018 - 1:40 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Auto sales were expected to tail off in February as automakers eased up on discounts. Auto forecasting firm LMC Automotive predicted a 2 percent drop from last February for what is normally one of the weakest sales months of the year. Others forecast an even steeper decline. Among...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, a man walks towards the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, March 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 01, 2018 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dropped in another dizzying day of trading on Thursday as investors dissected Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's latest testimony before Congress and the possibility of stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Stocks were higher earlier in the day after Powell...
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In this Oct. 27, 2017, photo, workers assemble Ford trucks at the Ford Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Ky. On Thursday, March 1, 2018, The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, issues its index of manufacturing activity for February. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
March 01, 2018 - 11:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — American manufacturers said they expanded in February at the fastest pace in nearly 14 years — gains driven in part by a jump in hiring. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, reported Thursday that its manufacturing index climbed to 60.8 in...
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In this Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, photograph, a long line of unsold 2017 and 2018 Maserati Levantes sits on a dealer's lot in Highlands Ranch, Colo. Industry analysts expect February 2018 sales to tail off from a year ago as automakers ease up on cash discounts and other incentives that hit record highs last year. Most automakers report sales figures Thursday, March 1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
March 01, 2018 - 11:21 am
DETROIT (AP) — Auto sales were expected to tail off in February as automakers eased up on discounts. Auto forecasting firm LMC Automotive predicted a 2 percent drop from last February for what is normally one of the weakest sales months of the year. Others forecast an even steeper decline. Most...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, a man walks towards the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, March 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 01, 2018 - 10:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes flipped from modest gains to losses in early trading on Thursday, amid a worldwide slide, as investors wait to see if Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will again move markets with his testimony before Congress. Powell will speak in the late morning before...
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March 01, 2018 - 9:12 am
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is reporting that U.S. sales fell 1 percent in February, a harbinger of what's expected to be a lackluster month for automakers. The Italian-American automaker said Thursday that sold just over 168,000 vehicles last month. It was led by the all-SUV Jeep brand with sales...
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