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  • Pitzer College selling fossil fuel stocks in environmental move

    Pitzer College selling fossil fuel stocks in environmental move
    Pitzer College, a liberal arts school in Claremont, has joined the vanguard of U.S. campuses deciding to sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies as a statement of concern about global warming. Pitzer’s board of trustees recently voted to...
  • Intel posts lower net income, higher revenue

    Intel posts lower net income, higher revenue
    Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year, but revenue grew because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services. Intel Corp. said Tuesday that it earned $1.95 billion, or 38 cents per share, in the January-...
  • Yahoo's first-quarter sales exceed estimates amid turnaround

    Yahoo's first-quarter sales exceed estimates amid turnaround
    Yahoo is still prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company's listless advertising sales are picking up under CEO Marissa Mayer, if ever so slightly. The positive signs in a first-quarter report overshadowed a 20...
  • Stocks end higher, extending a modest rally

    Stocks end higher, extending a modest rally
    A stock market swoon turned into a comeback Tuesday. Stocks managed a late-afternoon rebound for the second time in two days as investors seemed to brush off a report of lower confidence among homebuilders and simmering tensions in the Ukraine. The...
  • A college kid's cure for unemployment

    A college kid's cure for unemployment
    I can’t make it through a day without hearing about the jobs crisis. I hear it from my father, because how could anyone majoring in international studies make it in this job market? I hear it from my accounting professor at UC San Diego, who...
  • Detroit reaches pension deal with retired police, firefighters

    Detroit reaches pension deal with retired police, firefighters
    Detroit, fighting its way through the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, has reached an agreement that preserves current pensions but cuts cost-of-living payments for retired police and firefighters. The agreement, announced Tuesday, is the...
  • SoCal Edison to lay off hundreds in effort to streamline management

    SoCal Edison to lay off hundreds in effort to streamline management
     Southern California Edison Co. plans to lay off hundreds of employees as part of a management streamlining and outsourcing of some functions such as information technology. The number of workers affected by the cuts will be "in the high hundreds," said...
  • Average American foots the bill when firms sidestep taxes, report says

    Average American foots the bill when firms sidestep taxes, report says
    The average American would have to fork over an extra $1,259 in state and federal income taxes this year to make up for the revenue lost because of offshore tax havens used by corporations and wealthy individuals, according to a new report. U.S....
  • Yellen says Federal Reserve considering tougher rules for big banks

    Yellen says Federal Reserve considering tougher rules for big banks
    WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve is considering tougher rules for big banks to keep credit flowing in case of another financial crisis, Fed Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said Tuesday. Although officials from the Fed and regulatory agencies approved more...
  • With 'Salem,' WGN America hopes to put a spell on TV viewers

    With 'Salem,' WGN America hopes to put a spell on TV viewers
    SHREVEPORT, La.— A woodsy stretch of Willow Lake Farm, just outside this city, has been painstakingly built to look like a 17th century New England village, filled with shops and houses with steep-pitched roofs and drab clapboard exteriors....
  • Surging retail sales signal an economy on the upswing

    Surging retail sales signal an economy on the upswing
    Americans rushed out to shop as frigid weather lifted in March, propelling retail sales at the fastest pace in a year and a half. The gauge from the Commerce Department surged 1.1% last month from February in its biggest leap since September 2012. Sales...