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NEW YORK (AP) - Stock indexes are falling on Wall Street, pulling the Dow Jones industrial average further below the multi-year high it reached last week.
The Dow sank 127 points to 13,869 shortly before midday Thursday, a loss of almost 1 percent.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was off 12
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of oil fell below $96 per barrel Thursday after the head of the European Central Bank expressed concern over a recent rise in the euro.
European Central Bank president Mario Draghi pledged Thursday to keep a close eye on the economic impact of the ri
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks slumped on Wall Street Thursday, and the rally which has pushed indexes close to record levels stalled.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 42 points to 13,944, after sliding as much as 134 points earlier.
By PETER SVENSSON and BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - With its annual meeting looming and its stock on the decline, Apple is facing a rebellion from an influential investor who wants the company to stop stockpiling cash and give it to shareholders instead.
Greenlight Capital sai
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Sometimes, the devil is in the deals.
Americans shopped the winter clearance racks in January, resulting in strong sales during the month for retailers.
By PAN PYLAS and DANICA KIRKAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Mark Carney, the Canadian who will become the Bank of England's governor this summer, said Thursday he is open to a review of Britain's monetary policy framework, potentially paving the way to a more growth-oriented approach in Euro
By SHAWN POGATCHNIKAssociated Press
DUBLIN (AP) - Ireland clinched a long-sought agreement Thursday with the European Central Bank to restructure the loans used to bail out its failing banks, a deal expected to reduce the national debt by €20 billion ($27 billion) in the coming decade and help the c
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Sixteen stories below Grand Central Terminal, an army of workers is blasting through bedrock to create a new commuter rail concourse with more floor space than New Orleans' Superdome, just one of three audacious projects going on beneath New York