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Job gains in Sept.: Professional services and construction

Professional services led the way in hiring gains in September, adding 54,000 jobs in a wide-ranging category that includes management consultants, administrative support...

Insider Q&A: The Mochi Ice Cream Co. CMO Russell Barnett

Mochi — a pillowy, rice dough — was a Japanese New Year's treat for centuries. Now, it's one of the fastest-selling items in...

Pass It On: Advice for businesses from Stephen Badger

In "Pass It On," AP beat reporters ask executives to share experiences and insights that will resonate with anyone managing a business. Stephen M....

The C-Suite Insider: Credit Karma CEO wants to take the ‘dread’ out of personal...

Not everything in FinTech (financial tech) is as sexy as cryptocurrency. But it can mean more than using Venmo to pay back your...

US consumer borrowing up strong $20.1 billion in August

Americans increased their borrowing in August with the category that covers auto and student loans rising by the largest amount in nine months. Consumer...

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall as bond yields rise further

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. U.S. stocks are closing lower as a three-day surge in government bond yields...

Stocks sink again as job gains send bond yields higher

U.S. stock and bond prices fell again Friday after the Labor Department said the economy continues to add jobs at a strong pace,...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stock and bond prices fell again Friday after the Labor Department said the economy continues to add jobs at a strong pace,...

Nation’s largest mattress retailer files for bankruptcy

Mattress Firm, Inc., the nation's largest mattress retailer, filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, saying its rapid expansion of stores in recent years...

Business Highlights – ABC News

Not since 1969: US regains ultra-low 3.7 pct. unemployment The last time the U.S. unemployment rate was as low as the 3.7 percent it...

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Ocean heat wave threatens severe damage to Hawaii coral

At the edge of an ancient lava flow where jagged black rocks meet the Pacific, small off-the-grid homes overlook the calm blue waters...

Kanye West attracts thousands to Wyoming for worship service

Kanye West has held an outdoor worship service that attracted thousands of people to the Wyoming city where he owns a ranch. The Billings...

The Latest: GM says strikers made threats, put nails in road

The Latest on the strike by the United Auto Workers against General Motors (all times local): 5:45 p.m. General Motors says some United Auto Workers...