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  • Wells Fargo eclipses JPMorgan as most profitable U.S. bank

    Wells Fargo eclipses JPMorgan as most profitable U.S. bank
    NEW YORK — Massive legal payouts didn't just cost JPMorgan Chase & Co. billions last year. They also cost the Wall Street giant its title as America's most profitable bank. After weathering a barrage of legal and regulatory assaults in 2013, the...
  • Muni bond fund forecast: Cloudy in 2014

    Muni bond fund forecast: Cloudy in 2014
    With interest rates set to rise, many on Wall Street are wondering if the municipal bond market is in for another pummeling as 2014 gets underway. Investors couldn't get out fast enough last year. Bonds from states, cities and counties suffered their...
  • Holiday season sales rise but foot traffic slides

    Holiday season sales rise but foot traffic slides
    Santa slacked off during the holidays, delivering a solidly so-so season for retailers. Shoppers were less impressed and more careful during the season compared with the previous one, doing their research before picking through shelves of uninspiring...
  • Consumer confidence tumbles as government shutdown sows pessimism

    Consumer confidence tumbles as government shutdown sows pessimism
    WASHINGTON -- A leading barometer of consumer confidence tumbled this month to its lowest level this year as the partial federal government shutdown led to fears the economic recovery would slow down. The consumer sentiment index from the University...
  • Stock market's continuing climb worries some Wall Street experts

    Stock market's continuing climb worries some Wall Street experts
    The stock market has maintained its smooth upward pace since the government shutdown ended in mid-October. Perhaps too smooth. The record-breaking run that continued Friday is unnerving some on Wall Street who worry that stock prices are getting ahead...
  • CBS profit jumps 26% with strong ad sales, higher license fees

    CBS profit jumps 26% with strong ad sales, higher license fees
    The CBS television network remains an industry workhorse, pulling the broadcasting company to another record quarter with profits up 26% compared with a year-ago period. For the quarter ended Sept. 30, CBS Corp. earned $494 million, or 76 cents a share,...
  • Retail sales in October surprisingly good despite Abercrombie plunge

    Retail sales in October surprisingly good despite Abercrombie plunge
    Halloween seems to have scared off the bad vibes at the mall – for now – according to data showing better-than-projected retail sales in October. One gauge, from Retail Metrics, showed same-store sales last month rising 3.7% over the same...
  • Consumer confidence falls to 2-year low after government shutdown

    Consumer confidence falls to 2-year low after government shutdown
    WASHINGTON -- Consumer confidence fell this month to its lowest level in nearly two years, surprising analysts who expected a rebound from the recent shutdown-induced downturn in American's view of the economy. The preliminary consumer sentiment index...
  • October jobs report far better than expected

    October jobs report far better than expected
    WASHINGTON — All of a sudden, the American economy is looking very resilient — much more so than experts had thought. Despite forecasts that job growth would be sapped by the budget impasse and government shutdown, employers in the U.S....
  • November retail sales weak despite all-out Black Friday efforts

    November retail sales weak despite all-out Black Friday efforts
    Retailers pulled no punches in November, slashing prices, opening during the Thanksgiving holiday, blitzing online shoppers with deals well before Black Friday and offering perks such as price-matching and free shipping. But all their efforts couldn&...
  • Abercrombie extends CEO Mike Jeffries' contract, $1.5-million salary

    Abercrombie extends CEO Mike Jeffries' contract, $1.5-million salary
    Abercrombie & Fitch is keeping controversial Chief Executive Mike Jeffries on board for at least another year after his current contract expires in February, ignoring recent calls for the struggling teen apparel company to cut him loose. The retailer...