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The Latest: Tesla shares drop 9 percent after Musk interview
August 17th, 2018  4:14 PM

Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, and the company's shares drop 9 percent

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CU Boulder to allow stadium-wide alcohol sales again
August 17th, 2018  12:40 PM

The University of Colorado Boulder has announced it will allow alcohol sales in the general concourse areas at its Folsom Field for the first time in more than two decades

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Markets Right Now: US stock indexes close sharply higher
August 16th, 2018  4:08 PM

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street following strong results from Walmart and signs of progress in defusing the trade dispute between China and the U.S.

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Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans
August 15th, 2018  6:53 PM

The Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker

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Best Buy to buy a provider of health devices for the aging
August 15th, 2018  5:18 PM

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is pushing more into the health field, acquiring a company that provides emergency response devices for the aging

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Another judge tosses lawsuit over LL Beans' return policy
August 15th, 2018  5:11 PM

Another federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit targeting outdoors retailer L.L. Bean's new limited-time return policy, this one in California

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Ben & Jerry's has new CEO focused on social impact
August 15th, 2018  2:35 PM

Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry has a new CEO who has challenged the company to "double its social impact."

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Macy's rebound continues into 2Q, but shares tumble
August 15th, 2018  11:33 AM

Macy's rebound continues into the 2Q, but shares tumble

Macy's rebound continues into 2Q, but shares tumble
US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July
August 15th, 2018  10:44 AM

US retail sales up a healthy 0.5 percent annual rate as consumers spend more on cars and restaurants

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Edmunds picks 6 used luxury vehicles under $36K
August 15th, 2018  6:11 AM

Edmunds picks six used luxury-car buys for less than the average cost of a new vehicle

Edmunds picks 6 used luxury vehicles under $36K
New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July
August 14th, 2018  7:46 PM

New Jersey casinos and racetracks took in $40.6 million in sports bets in the first full month in which it was permitted

New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July
The Latest: 6th Atlantic City casino to offer sports betting
August 14th, 2018  7:25 PM

Atlantic City's Golden Nugget casino will become the sixth in New Jersey to offer sports betting

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Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging
August 14th, 2018  6:55 PM

Yosemite National Park reopens after a nearly three-week closure that led tourists to cancel their trips and hurt the bottom line of nearby businesses dependent on visitors

Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging
Kroger to sell its goods to Chinese shoppers through Tmall
August 14th, 2018  5:40 PM

Kroger to sell some products to Chinese shoppers through a website owned by Internet giant Alibaba

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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday
August 14th, 2018  4:55 PM

U.S. stocks rallied Tuesday as banks, retailers, and smaller companies jumped

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US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease
August 14th, 2018  4:52 PM

Gains for retailers and small and medium-sized companies lead U.S. indexes higher as investors' fears about the Turkish currency crisis ease

US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease
The Latest: Mayor signs bill capping new ride-hail licenses
August 14th, 2018  4:42 PM

New York City, the largest American market for Uber, is becoming the first U.S. city to regulate the growth of app-based rides

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Tapestry, Advance Auto Parts and Wolverine rise
August 14th, 2018  4:28 PM

Tapestry, Advance Auto Parts and Wolverine World Wide climb

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Markets Right Now: US stocks close broadly higher
August 14th, 2018  4:06 PM

U.S. stocks rallied as banks, retailers, and smaller companies jumped. The gains helped the market recover most of its losses over the previous two days.

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Ex-Pilot Flying J president gets sentencing delay
August 14th, 2018  3:43 PM

The former president of the nation's largest fuel retailer has been given a delay in sentencing for his conviction in a scheme to defraud trucking companies

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