Marin, San Mateo counties have Bay Area’s lowest jobless rates

Marin and San Mateo counties had the lowest unemployment rates in the Bay Area in September…

US jobless applications fall to 14-year low

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The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week…

Macy’s to open even earlier on Thanksgiving

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Macy’s Inc. is opening its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year, to lure holiday shoppers…

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

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

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…