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World Bank lowers growth outlook for East Asia

10/07/2013 1:49am
The World Bank cut its 2013 growth forecast for East Asia's developing countries on Monday, reflecting regional powerhouse China's slowdown plus the looming end of the United States' cheap-money stimulus policy.

US government work is losing cachet for some

10/07/2013 5:33am
There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.

Solvay buys US chemical firm in $1.3 billion deal

10/07/2013 7:10am
Belgian chemical company Solvay says it's buying privately-held U.S. firm Chemlogics for $1.3 billion to strengthen its position in the market servicing the fast-growing oil and gas industry.

Which spouse best handles family debt?

10/07/2013 7:34am
When it comes to handling family debt, who is better at it, the husband or the wife? Financial counselors say the two sexes go about handling money in completely different ways.

Families hoard cash 5 yrs after crisis

10/07/2013 8:49am
They speak different languages, live in countries rich and poor, face horrible job markets and healthy ones. When it comes to money, though, they act as one: They're holding tight to their cash, driven more by a fear of losing what they have than a desire to add to it.

Families hoard cash 5 years after crisis

10/07/2013 8:51am
They speak different languages, live in countries rich and poor, face horrible job markets and healthy ones. When it comes to money, though, they act as one: They're holding tight to their cash, driven more by a fear of losing what they have than a desire to add to it.

Lockheed Martin furloughing 20 pct fewer workers

10/07/2013 10:39am
Lockheed Martin said Monday that it is furloughing about 2,400 workers due to the government shutdown _ 20 percent less than the defense contractor had initially planned.

Darling buying Vion Holding unit for $2.17B

10/07/2013 11:39am
Food recycling company Darling International Inc. is buying a unit of Vion Holding NV for about 1.6 billion euros ($2.17 billion).

New $100 bills start circulating Tuesday

10/07/2013 12:33pm
The new $100 bill, with an array of high-tech features designed to thwart counterfeiters, will get its coming out party on Tuesday, partial government shutdown or not.

Cooper Tire, Apollo Tyres agreement grows strained

10/07/2013 1:23pm
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. shares are plunging Monday as its $2.2 billion deal with Apollo Tyres Ltd. becomes more uncertain.

In blow to Boeing, JAL makes 1st buy from Airbus

10/07/2013 2:53pm
Usually when Japanese airlines need to buy a big plane, they go to Boeing. Not this time.

Cooper Tire, Apollo Tyres agreement grows strained

10/07/2013 2:54pm
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. shares plunged Monday as its $2.2 billion deal with Apollo Tyres Ltd. becomes more uncertain.

Icahn reveals stake in Canada's Talisman Energy

10/07/2013 4:13pm
Talisman Energy Inc. shares soared in extended trading after activist investor Carl Icahn tweeted that he has accumulated a nearly 6 percent stake in the Canadian oil and gas company.

Icahn reveals stake in Canada's Talisman Energy

10/07/2013 4:14pm
Talisman Energy Inc. shares soared in extended trading after activist investor Carl Icahn tweeted that he has accumulated a nearly 6 percent stake in the Canadian oil and gas company.

New $100 bills start circulating Tuesday

10/07/2013 9:27pm
The new $100 bill, with an array of high-tech features designed to thwart counterfeiters, will get its coming out party on Tuesday, partial government shutdown or not.

9 Utah counties declare state of emergency due to gov't shutdown

10/07/2013 9:55pm
As the government shutdown keeps a closed sign on national parks across the country, hindering local tourism, nine Utah counties have declared a state of emergency due to "economic disruption."