Dow tops 17,000 after strong jobs report

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The Dow Jones industrial average crossing 17,000 for the first time on Thursday…

Billions at risk as West Coast Port contract ends

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Contract covering nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers about to expire, worrying businesses about possible cargo disruptions….

Turmoil in Iraq is pushing up US gasoline prices

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Violence in Iraq is helping to make gasoline in the U.S. more expensive…

American Apparel fires controversial CEO

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The board of American Apparel ousted founder Dov Charney on Wednesday, moving to replace the controversial…

Porsche is top brand in new car quality survey

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The race to fill vehicles with the latest technology is hurting quality…

Alibaba gives more business details ahead of IPO

Alibaba said net income for the quarter ended March 31 increased 31 percent to $883.4 million…

Survey shows Father’s Day spending to top $12.5 billion

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The National Retail Federation says the average person will spend about $113 on gifts for dad this Father’s Day…

San Francisco Bay Area home prices climb in May

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A research firm says San Francisco Bay area home prices rose to a new 6 1/2 year high last month…

Asia: Fastest growing region for millionaires

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Asia becomes the fastest-growing region for millionaires …

Highest paying companies for interns in Bay Area

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Highest paying companies for interns in Bay Area…