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Business forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy

A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth….

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US stocks open higher, led by gains in energy companies

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are starting the week sharply higher, led by energy companies….

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US consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers spent just slightly more in February even though their income rose by a healthy amount. But economists hope bigger paychecks will give spending a bigger boost in the coming months….

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Lincoln Continental, the car of presidents, is returning

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Elvis Presley had one; so did Clark Gable. It was even the sedan of presidents. Then the name vanished amid an invasion of newer luxury cars from Europe and Asia….

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2 hours ago

Former Fed chairman starting ‘Ben Bernanke’s Blog’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is getting a new title – blogger….

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2 hours ago

UnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran

The nation’s largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, will muscle up in its fight against rising specialty drug costs by spending more than $12 billion to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp….

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JetBlue computer outage causes delays for passengers

NEW YORK (AP) — A computer outage that caused delays for thousands of JetBlue Airways passengers early Monday morning has been resolved, the company said….

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Healthways decides against selling company after review

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Healthways’ board has decided against selling the company after reviewing its strategic options to boost shareholder value….

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2 hours ago

US consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers spent slightly more in February following two straight monthly declines and their income rose by a healthy amount, a development that economists hope will keep boosting spending in coming months….

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Former Fed chairman starting ‘Ben Bernanke’s Blog’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is getting a new title – blogger….