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  • Lloyds to pay dividend for first time since being bailed out

    London-based Lloyds Banking Group passed a milestone Friday in its recovery from the financial crisis, reporting an annual profit and announcing plans to pay a dividend for the first time since it was rescued by British taxpayers. The bank posted net...
  • Stock market slips after weaker than expected growth in US

    The stock market is opening slightly lower after the U.S. economy slowed more sharply than expected in the final three months of the year. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 15 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,199 in early trading Friday. The Standard...
  • US stocks drift mostly lower, pulling Dow just below record

    U.S. stock indexes are drifting mostly lower in midday trading, pulling the Dow Jones industrial average slightly below its latest all-time high. The Dow fell 10 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,213 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time Thursday. The Standard &...
  • US stock indexes drift mostly lower as oil prices sink

    U.S. stock indexes are drifting mostly lower, pulling the Dow Jones industrial average slightly below its latest all-time high. The Dow fell 10 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 18,214 Thursday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell three points, or 0....
  • Asian stocks higher on earnings, China factory

    Asian stocks were mostly higher Thursday on upbeat corporate earnings and rising Chinese factory output after the chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Reserve said it will be patient about increasing interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.6...
  • Morgan Stanley to pay $2.6B to settle charges over mortgages

    Morgan Stanley said Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 billion to settle with the federal government over its role in the mortgage bubble and subsequent financial crisis. The settlement makes Morgan Stanley the latest Wall Street bank to reach a...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: - NEIL DIAMOND Hitmaker Neil Diamond has never played the Lehigh Valley. So 50 years into his career, he apparently decided to do it in a big way. On Friday, Diamond kicks off his latest world tour,...
  • Greece's stance against crippling austerity is a fight to save all Europe

    Greece has been dragged through a lot of mud in the media over the past few years because previous governments over-borrowed, and that contributed to the initial crisis that we should remember Spain, Portugal, Italy and almost everyone else in the...
  • Stocks open mostly lower, pulling Dow below latest record

    The stock market is opening mostly lower after a ho-hum batch of reports on the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 10 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,213 in early trading Thursday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down a point at 2,...
  • Young Spaniards moving to Germany get trapped in dismal jobs

    Edur Ansa couldn't find work for a year after he got his nursing degree from Barcelona University. Like many other Spaniards, he started looking for work in Germany and ended up with a job at a private hospital. That's when he found himself trapped....
  • US stocks open slightly lower ahead of latest Fed remarks

    U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower ahead of another round of Congressional testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. The Dow Jones industrial average fell nine points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,197 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday. The...