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US stocks swoon, sending Dow down more than 650 points

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stocks slumped Friday, and the market suffered its worst week in two years, as fears of inflation and disappointing...

U.S. stocks suffer worst week in two years

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stocks slumped Friday, and the market suffered its worst week in two years, as fears of inflation and disappointing...

Can anything stop the stock market’s relentless rise?

By STAN CHOE and MARLEY JAY AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been 365 days since the Dow Jones industrial average first crossed 20,000,...

Toys R Us to close 182 stores

By  ANNE D’INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMAN AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us, a nostalgic favorite even as many shoppers moved to Amazon...

US stock indexes move higher in late-afternoon trading

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Retailers and consumer goods companies led U.S. stock indexes higher in late-afternoon trading Friday, on track to end the week...

Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first

By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy...

US stock indexes move higher in late-afternoon trading

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Retailers and consumer goods companies led U.S. stock indexes higher in late-afternoon trading Friday, on track to end the week...

Maybe next time: Cities see failed Amazon bids as trial runs

By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — For some of the 200-plus cities knocked out of the running for Amazon’s second headquarters, the effort may...

Red Lobster’s plan: Kitchen upgrades, small-plate dishes

By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — What’s on the menu for Red Lobster’s future? Delivery, online ordering and snack-friendly dishes, such as...

Tax law gives unexpected break to farmers who sell to co-ops

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Key senators and farm groups are trying to fix a provision in the federal tax overhaul that gave...