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(Cupertino, CA) -- Apple isn't dropping any hints about its big announcement this morning, which is heating up speculation. Just over a month after rolling out the new iPhone 6 and the Apple watch, the electronics giant's invitation tells industry insiders and the media that "It...
(New York, NY) -- Stocks closed in negative territory after the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank as much as 460 points during Wednesday's session. After a late afternoon rally, the Dow finished at 16-141 after a 173-point loss. The Nasdaq lost 12 points to close at 42-15 and...
(Washington, DC) -- The federal deficit hits a six-year low. The Treasury Department puts this year's deficit at 483-billion dollars. The 2014 level represents a roughly 29-percent drop from the previous year. The drop is attributed to more robust economic growth and a decline...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tennessee voters will decide whether they want to continue paying no income or payroll taxes when they head to the polls next month. Amendment Three is a state ballot referendum which would write prohibitions of such taxes into the state constitution...
(New York, NY) -- It's another down day on Wall Street. Stocks plummeted in early trading with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping 370 points before paring losses. Each of the major indexes fell more than two percent shortly after the open. Investor worries about a slowing...
(Undated) -- The hammer is coming down hard on CNN and HLN in Turner Broadcasting's promised round of layoffs. HLN host Jane Velez-Mitchell has become the first talent casualty of the massive cuts and insiders tell TheWrap.com more talent could be on the chopping block. Mitchell...
(Washington, DC) -- The federal deficit continues to drop. The Treasury Department puts this year's deficit at 483-billion dollars, the lowest level since President Obama took office. At that time, the deficit was more than one-trillion dollars. The 2014 level represents a...
(Washington, DC) -- U.S. producer prices fell in September for the first time in over a year. Prices fell just zero-point-1 percent according to the Labor Department, but it's still a potentially troubling sign as analysts have been hoping to see inflation gain some traction...
(Washington, DC) -- Retail sales fell in September. Total retail sales fell about zero-point-3 percent for the month, according to the Commerce Department. Analysts were expecting a drop in automobile and gasoline sales, but clothing retail and building materials sales also took...