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Markets Right Now: Strong earnings send US stocks higher

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street as some encouraging earnings...

Business Highlights

___Economic twilight zone: Bonds that charge you for lendingFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Imagine lending money to someone and having to pay for the privilege...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Wednesday as investors applauded encouraging quarterly results from Target, Lowe's and other retailers.Technology companies accounted for a big...

Target and Lowe’s rise while Cree and Alcon fall

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:Target Corp., up $17.47 to $103The retailer raised its full year profit forecast after blowing past...

US has 501,000 fewer jobs than first reported

The U.S. job market isn't quite as strong as originally believed — with revised figures showing that the economy had 501,000 fewer total jobs...