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US economy showing signs of life after slow start to year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after a less-than-stellar start to the year….

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Stocks rise to wrap up a strong week as banks move higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose Friday to wrap up their strongest week in almost three months. Banks gained ground after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank intends to keep raising interest rates provided the economy continues to improve….

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Ulta Salon, FEI and Vanda Pharma rise while Terex slumps

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:…

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Markets Right Now: Stocks close higher on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):…

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US stocks rise, led by banks and phone companies

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are making small gains Friday in a quiet end to a strong week on the market. Banks are rising after Fed Chair Janet Yellen confirmed that the central bank intends to keep raising interest rates provided the economy keeps improving. Verizon reportedly agreed in principle to a new contract with striking employees, and telecom stocks edged higher….

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Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that an interest rate hike would be appropriate in the coming months if the economy keeps improving….

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Recalls this week: spill-proof cups, water heaters

More than 3 million spill-proof cups for children are being recalled because of mold development risk, with more than 3,000 reported cases already. Other recalled consumer products include faulty water heaters and mattress pads….

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Verizon, unions reach deal in principle for 4-year contract

NEW YORK (AP) — Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract….

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Fast money: Banks making it easier to split the tab

NEW YORK (AP) — Splitting the bill for those pizzas you shared with your buddies or that utility bill that is suddenly due is going to get easier and faster even if you don't all use the same bank….

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Hercules Offshore strikes deal with lenders

NEW YORK (AP) — Oilfield services company Hercules Offshore has worked out an agreement with lenders before it seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the second time will have done so in less than year….