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Bangladesh factory owners to face homicide charges

12/31/2013 8:03am
A Bangladesh court on Tuesday issued arrest warrants for two garment factory owners and four of their employees on homicide charges for the deaths of 112 workers in a fire that engulfed the factory in 2012.

Netflix tests new price tiers for video service

12/31/2013 10:24am
Netflix is testing new price plans for streaming video as it tries to lure more viewers.

Revlon to exit China business to cut costs

12/31/2013 11:06am
Revlon said it is leaving China and cutting 1,100 jobs as part of a cost-cutting measure.

Target reveals gift card snafu

12/31/2013 12:05pm
Target is getting hit with another lump of coal this holiday season.

A look back at memorable days on Wall Street

12/31/2013 12:16pm
There were plenty of big moves on the stock market in 2013, and the causes of many of them could be traced back to Washington.

'Safe' investments like gold were hit hard in 2013

12/31/2013 2:59pm
Being safe left some investors sorry in 2013.

Consumer discretionary stocks rose most in 2013

12/31/2013 3:11pm
The Standard & Poor's 500 index logged its best year since 1997, gaining 29.6 percent. All 10 industry groups that make up the index rose, led by consumer discretionary stocks, a broad category that includes department stores, restaurants and entertainment companies. Telecommunications stocks rose the least. Here's a breakdown:

Netflix rose the most in the S&P 500 in 2013

12/31/2013 3:14pm
Netflix soared while Newmont sank. Here are the three biggest winners and the three biggest losers in the Standard & Poor's 500 index in 2013.

Fading economic worries boosted oil prices in 2013

12/31/2013 3:31pm
Oil finished the year up 7 percent with much of the gain coming this month on signs that an improving U.S. economy is leading to greater demand for gasoline and diesel fuel.

Bombardier said to win order for $2.2B in jets

12/31/2013 5:30pm
Bombardier Inc. said Tuesday it has received a firm order for 38 business jets with a combined list price of about $2.2 billion.