HBO to offer stand-alone streaming service

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HBO will be offering a stand-alone streaming service starting in 2015…

A wild day on Wall Street ends with Dow down 173

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Stocks are ending a wild day mostly lower as indexes recover much of an early plunge…

AAA reports lower gas prices this month

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Bay Area automobile drivers have seen gas prices go down by more than 25 cents compared to a month ago

Nobel to Frenchman for work on industry regulation

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Frenchman Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics for finding ways to encourage competitiveness in industries…

Amazon to open brick-and-mortar store

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Amazon is planning to open its first physical store…

Dow average has biggest drop of the year

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It was another wild ride for the stock market as the Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest plunge of the year…

Slower growth for US home prices in August

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U.S. home prices increased in August, yet the pace of these gains continues to slow, helping to improve affordability…

Hilton selling Waldorf Astoria New York for $1.95B

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Hilton Worldwide is selling the Waldorf Astoria New York to Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance Group Co…

The business of flipping luxury cars

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The market for luxury cars is growing. And it’s not just car dealers who are cashing in on the profits….

Surge of hiring cuts US jobless rate to 5.9%

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U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September and helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent…