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  • Charlotte-based Bojangles' going public

    It's going to be "Bo Time" at the stock exchange. The Charlotte-based fast-food chain Bojangles', which is known for its chicken and biscuits, has announced that it plans to go public. Area media outlets report the company filed paperwork Monday with...
  • US stocks open higher, putting market on track for 3rd gain

    U.S. stock prices are edging higher in early trading, putting the market on track for its third gain in a row. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 35 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,916 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500...
  • Asia stocks gain after Fed official signals slow rate rises

    Asian stocks rose Tuesday after Wall Street gained on a jump in crude prices and expectations the Federal Reserve will put off an interest rate hike until late in the year. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.8 percent to 3,933.49 and...
  • US stock indexes gain in quiet trading; oil price surges

    U.S. stocks are closing higher, led by gains in energy shares as the price of crude oil surges. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 117 points, or 0.7 percent, to 17,880 on Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 13 points, or 0.7 percent, to...
  • Iran stocks soar after nuclear framework deal

    The Tehran Stock Exchange has rallied after world powers clinched a nuclear framework agreement with Tehran, reflecting hopes that some crippling international sanctions could soon be lifted. The official IRNA news agency says the Tehran Stock Exchange...
  • US stock indexes open lower following weak jobs report

    U.S. stock indexes are opening lower following a weak jobs report late last week. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 76 points, or 0.4 percent, at 17,687 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell five points, or 0....
  • Fixes to residential treatment on the way in Illinois, but budget woes loom

    Fixes to residential treatment on the way in Illinois, but budget woes loom
    State officials and child advocates have begun the difficult, deliberate work of revamping Illinois' child welfare system following reports late last year that young state wards were assaulted, raped and lured into prostitution at taxpayer-financed...
  • U.S. agency wants brokers held to higher standards

     U.S. agency wants brokers held to higher standards
    In September 2008, as the financial crisis emerged, a retirement account of Al and Karin Betz slumped in value to $130,000 from about $160,000. "I got a cold call saying, 'Would you have some money to invest?'" Al Betz, 66, recalled. "I said, 'If you...
  • Clippers' blue-collar fans sell tickets to rivals' fans to stay in black

    Clippers' blue-collar fans sell tickets to rivals' fans to stay in black
    The words rattled through the city like one of his fan-pleasing dunks. Only this time, it appeared Blake Griffin was dunking on those fans. After the Clippers' demoralizing loss to Golden State in front of a Warriors-centric crowd at Staples Center on...
  • Dollar falls, bonds jump after disappointing US hiring

    U.S. government bond prices jumped and the dollar dipped on Friday following news that U.S. employers added the fewest jobs in a month since December 2013. The stock market was closed in observance of Good Friday. Traders saw the weaker-than-expected job...
  • Accretive CEO to seek relisting as it rebuilds

    Accretive CEO to seek relisting as it rebuilds
    Accretive Health aims to take a symbolic step in the coming months toward regaining the trust of clients and the public, freeing it up, CEO Emad Rizk says, to grow in a sector that's expected to boom in coming years. That step — relisting on a...