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2 years 3 months ago

Apple is now most valuable company ever

Apple takes the title of world's most valuable company ever! Today its surging stock sky rocketed the company's value to $621 billion. Apple has hit new highs recently due to excitement around what may be the impending launch of the iPhone 5 and possibly a smaller, cheaper iPad. ...

2 years 10 months ago

Western Stock Show getting ready

DENVER (AP) - It's a sure bet that the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo is about to open when Texas Longhorn cattle are being driven through downtown Denver. Thursday's parade to open the 106th National Western is getting extra attention this year from city officials. Denver Mayor Michael...

2 years 10 months ago

Denver's keeping the stock show

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Aurora's mayor says his city won't try to take the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo away from Denver. The stock show needs more space and had considered moving to Aurora, next to a proposed a 1,500-room hotel by Nashville, Tenn.,-based Gaylord Entertainment. Denver and Aurora...

3 years 2 months ago

Tropical Storm Irene hits stock market

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stock futures are rising after the damage from Tropical Storm Irene wound up being less than many analysts had anticipated. The storm ripped through the East Coast and caused widespread flooding. Millions were without power. However a consulting firm predicted that insured damages would...

3 years 6 months ago

Hiring up, so is stock market

NEW YORK (AP) - The biggest corporate hiring spree in five years is reversing a weeklong slide in the stock market. The Labor Department said Friday that the economy added 244,000 jobs overall last month, well above the 185,000 jobs that economists had predicted. Private employers added the most new...

4 years 4 months ago

Stocks slide

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are extending their slide after home sales fell to a record low in May following the expiration of a tax credit. Stocks were already lower Thursday following another disappointing report on jobs. The National Association of Realtors says the number of buyers who signed...

4 years 5 months ago

Stock market tumbles to end week

Stocks have tumbled after the government said hiring remains weak and Hungary became the latest European country to report its economy is in crisis. The Dow Jones industrials are down 324 points Friday at 9,931. The Labor Department says private employers added 41,000 jobs in May, down dramatically from...

4 years 11 months ago

GameStop shares tumble on Wal-Mart game deals

GameStop's shares are falling after an announcement from Wal-Mart that the big retailer is offering deals on popular video games and the Nintendo Wii leading up to the holidays. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Wednesday it is lowering the prices of the most popular video games until Christmas Eve. It's also...

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