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  • 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 >>
  • Economic sanctions spare Western-tied Russian fund

    Economic sanctions spare Western-tied Russian fund

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:34:52 GMT
    As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. sanctions have so far avoided one prominent financial institution: the $10 billion...More >>
    Western business connections are complicating efforts to bring economic sanctions against executives and companies closely aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. A prime example: the Russian...More >>
  • Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business

    Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:34:00 GMT
    Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first one, many merchants and elected...More >>
    Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first, many merchants and elected officials say.More >>

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