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  • Banks raising credit card borrowing limits for subprime customers

    Banks raising credit card borrowing limits for subprime customers
    The nation's major banks are more readily raising borrowing limits for credit card customers — including those with blemished credit histories — and are facing higher risks as a result. With profits pinched by tighter regulation and low...
  • Stock market closures on Good Friday

    Stock trading will be closed in the U.S. in observance of Good Friday this week. Good Friday is an exception to other stock market holidays in the U.S. such as Thanksgiving and Christmas because it is not also a federal holiday. That means the government...
  • US stocks edge higher after 2 days of losses

    U.S. stocks are closing slightly higher as the market shakes off two days of losses. CarMax jumped 9 percent Thursday after reporting that its profit rose sharply in the latest quarter as purchases of used vehicles increased. The Dow Jones industrial...
  • Asia stocks gain as weak global data raises stimulus hopes

    Asian stock markets bounded higher Thursday after weak data from major economies boosted hopes for stimulus and a slow pace for U.S. interest rate hikes. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1.6 percent to 19,339.70 and South Korea's Kospi added 0.1...
  • Stocks open slightly higher after two days of losses

    U.S. stocks are edging higher as the market shakes off two days of losses. CarMax jumped 8 percent early Thursday after reporting that its profit rose sharply in the latest quarter as purchases of used vehicles increased. The Dow Jones industrial...
  • US stocks ease for a second day; price of crude oil soars

    U.S. stocks are closing modestly lower, continuing a downward trajectory from the day before. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 77 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,698 Wednesday. The Dow slumped 200 points on Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
  • US stock indexes open on a soft note, continuing declines

    Stocks are opening April on a weak note, continuing their downward trajectory from the day before. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 94 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,660 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday. The Dow slumped 200 points on...
  • US stocks edge lower in midday trading, continuing a slide

    U.S. stocks are slipping in midday trading, continuing a downward trajectory from the day before. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 78 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,698 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday. The Dow slumped 200 points on Tuesday....
  • America talks up competition and now has it

    America talks up competition and now has it
    While most of the world is focused on the challenges to the U.S. in an increasingly fluid Middle East, a once-unthinkable phenomenon is playing out in Asia. Having failed to kill the Chinese-led proposal to create an Asian Infrastructure Investment...
  • Late slide in stocks erases much of the previous day's gain

    U.S. stocks slid in late afternoon trading, wiping up much of the market's gain from the day before. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 200 points, or 1.1 percent, to 17,776 Tuesday. The Dow jumped 263 points the day before. The Standard & Poor's 500...
  • Ally Financial lease deal keeps headquarters in Detroit

    A Detroit-based automotive financial services company announced Tuesday its headquarters will remain in the city's resurgent downtown rather than move to the suburbs. Ally Financial Inc. signed a 12-year lease to move its headquarters and 700 employees a...