Yellen’s speech in New York pulls stocks out of early dive

The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index both closed at 2016 highs Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pulled stocks out of an early slump

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Verizon, Yahoo report earnings

Another busy earnings day hits the tech market, as telecom giant Verizon reported results before the opening bell, while Yahoo shares quarterly earnings when the markets close Tuesday. Verizon. Shares

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Mixed earnings reports cool Dow’s advance as stocks open lower

A cloudy earnings picture is weighing on the Dow and U.S. stocks in morning trading Tuesday on Wall Street. Traders are weighing the weak year-end profit guidance from Dow component

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IBM shares stumble after sales fall short

IBM Corp. shares slid in late trading Monday after sales fell short of estimates and it gave a disappointing outlook for the year. The computing services company said operating earnings

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Tegna’s Q3 net income rises 79% on digital business strength

Tegna, the local TV station operator that shed its publishing business earlier this year, said Tuesday its third-quarter net income from continuing operations rose 79% from a year ago to

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IRS beefs up efforts against tax refund fraud

Continuing an effort to battle taxpayer identity-theft, IRS and tax industry leaders said Tuesday they’ve tested more than 20 new data elements on tax returns that will be used in

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Amazon to hire 100,000 people for the holidays

Amazon (AMZN) plans to hire 100,000 people for the holidays, a 25% jump from last year that reveals a shift in the way we shop. The online retailer said Tuesday

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Apartments drive home construction gains in September

Construction companies built more apartment complexes in September, sparking a temporary rise in housing starts for a real estate market that otherwise appears to have crested during the summer. Housing

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Google’s massive book-scanning project legal

It’s legal under copyright law for Google to scan millions of books and make snippets of them searchable online, a U.S. appeals court ruled Friday. The ruling is part of

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Russian hackers stole info from Dow Jones to make trades

Russian hackers penetrated servers at Dow Jones & Co. to steal information to make trades, Bloomberg reported Friday. The FBI and Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating the infiltration, the

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