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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>>

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.
    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.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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
    File PhotoFile Photo
    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.
    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.
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  • GM to move Cadillac SRX production to Tennessee

    GM to move Cadillac SRX production to Tennessee

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:18:22 GMT
    The United Auto Workers union says General Motors will move production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to Spring Hill, Tennessee.
    General Motors announced Wednesday that it is moving production of its next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to its plant in Tennessee, leading United Auto Workers leaders to chide Tennessee Republicans...
  • Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds on to 2,000

    Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds on to 2,000

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:58:39 GMT
    Global stocks were mostly lower Tuesday as investors digested signals from the Jackson Hole meeting of central bankers and looked ahead to data expected to show an improving U.S. economy.
    By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Even in a daylong sideways drift, the Standard & Poor's 500 index managed to eke out its third record close in three days.
  • Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds on to 2,000

    Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds on to 2,000

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:18:53 GMT
    By The Associated Press Stocks are drifting mostly higher as a main U.S. index sets a record for a third day in a row.
    By The Associated Press Stocks are drifting mostly higher as a main U.S. index sets a record for a third day in a row.
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