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  • AutoNation posts best December in 13 years

    AutoNation posts best December in 13 years
    It was a December to remember capping a strong year across the board for Fort Lauderdale-based AutoNation. The country's largest dealership chain on Tuesday reported its strongest December for new vehicles sales since 2001 and its best full-year for new...
  • US stock market turns lower; oil extends drop, 10-year Treasury yield falls below 2 percent

    Stocks are extending a slump from the day before as the price of crude oil continues to slide. Crude fell sharply in midday trading Tuesday and is now well below $50 a barrel. That has traders worried that the global economy may be slowing and that...
  • S&P 500 Falls Below 2,000; Oil Extends Decline, Bonds Rally

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, extending a decline after a big slump on Monday. The price of oil continued to slide and bonds rallied, pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note below 2 percent. Investors also had some downbeat...
  • Obama to nominate former Bank of Hawaii CEO to Federal Reserve Board

    Obama to nominate former Bank of Hawaii CEO to Federal Reserve Board
    President Obama said Tuesday that he would nominate the former head of one of Hawaii's largest banks to serve on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, following criticism from some lawmakers about the lack of community banking experience among the...
  • Investors seek refuge in bonds as the price of oil continues to collapse; Stock indexes sink

    Bonds are rallying and stocks are slumping as investors worry that the price of oil will continue to plunge. Crude dropped another $2 to close just below $48 a barrel Tuesday, the lowest price since April 2009. The collapse in oil prices has traders...
  • H.B. students find their A game in stock-picking competition

    H.B. students find their A game in stock-picking competition
    Amber Martin, Rebekah Woerz and Audrey Kemp were teased when their peers found out they had invested in Isis. No, not the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, now most commonly known as Islamic State, but rather Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Carlsbad. The...
  • Asian stock markets snap 2 days of losses but growth worries temper gains

    Asian stock markets snapped two days of declines Wednesday but gains were tempered by worries about the plunge in oil prices and renewed doubts about Greece's membership of the euro currency bloc. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 added 0.5 percent to...
  • Obama taps community banker from Hawaii for vacancy on Federal Reserve Board

    President Barack Obama has selected the former head of a community bank in Hawaii to fill a vacancy on the Federal Reserve Board. The White House said Tuesday that Obama will nominate Allan R. Landon, the former chief executive of the Bank of Hawaii,...
  • US stocks slide after jobs report shows weak wage growth; Energy sector follows oil lower

    Stocks are falling sharply, led by a decline in the energy sector as the price of oil resumed its slide. The drop in midday trading Friday follows two day of big gains. Before trading opened the government reported another strong round of hiring in...
  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 01/07/15

    ((NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tcacustomerservice@tribune.com.) TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS Tax-free money funds with assets of $100 million or more that are...
  • US stock market rises early as oil price stabilizes; bond prices fall

    U.S. stocks are rising in early trading as the price of oil steadies. The move higher Wednesday follows gains in European and Asia stock markets. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 122 points, or 0.7 percent, to 17,495 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time...