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S&P 500 crosses 2,000 for first time

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The Standard Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points.It's been 16 years since the index closed above 1,000 points for t. More>>

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Durham startup launches app to make shoppers, diners more informed Video included

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An app developed in the American Underground is leading the way to giving shoppers and diners a more personal experience. More>>

Raleigh company brings free HDTV into homes Video included

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The Mohu Leaf works fairly simply: plug it in, hang it on a wall, receive free HD television from stations that send out a free HD signal. More>>

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

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Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid. More>>

US judge slaps $1.3B fine on Bank of America

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A federal judge imposed a $1.3 billion civil penalty against Bank of America on Wednesday for its role in selling risky mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that were advertised as safe investments. More>>

GM announced Monday it is planning to recall another 1.3 million vehicles in the United States that may experience a loss of electric power steering assist. More>>

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Under a new pricing-transparency law going into effect next year, N.C. hospitals must submit charges for 140 of their most common procedures. More>>

Exxon passes Apple as most valuable company

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Exxon has once again surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable company after the iPhone and iPad maker saw its stock price falter.
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  • S&P 500 crosses 2,000 for first time

    S&P 500 crosses 2,000 for first time

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:25:29 GMT
    The Standard Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points.It's been 16 years since the index closed above 1,000 points for t.More >>
    The Standard Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points.It's been 16 years since the index closed above 1,000 points for t.More >>
  • Raleigh company brings free HDTV into homes

    Raleigh company brings free HDTV into homes

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:48:24 GMT
    The Mohu Leaf works fairly simply: plug it in, hang it on a wall, receive free HD television from stations that send out a free HD signal.More >>
    The Mohu Leaf works fairly simply: plug it in, hang it on a wall, receive free HD television from stations that send out a free HD signal.More >>
  • Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

    Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:59:05 GMT
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    Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.More >>
    Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.More >>
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  • Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

    Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:30 AM EDT2014-08-30 07:30:45 GMT
    If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring.More >>
    If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring.More >>
  • BRIC wall: Brazil's economy slips into a recession

    BRIC wall: Brazil's economy slips into a recession

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:19:46 GMT
    Brazil's government says the country's gross domestic product contracted 0.6 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months, sending the country's economy into a recession.More >>
    Brazil's economy, once an emerging-market darling, fell into recession, according to government data released Friday, as millions of new middle class citizens tightened their belts and further dampened a credit-driven...More >>
  • Stocks end higher following strong run in August

    Stocks end higher following strong run in August

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:01:02 GMT
    Tokyo stocks led declines in most Asian markets on Friday after Japanese economic data showed that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike.More >>
    By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer The Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered its fourth record high in five days Friday, ending with the biggest monthly gain since February.More >>
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