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McDonald's eyes extending breakfast hours

02/24/2014 7:45am
McDonald's is in the early stages of looking at whether it can make breakfast available later in the day.

HSBC shares take a pounding as results disappoint

02/24/2014 7:50am
HSBC PLC saw around 4 billion pounds ($6.8 billion) wiped off its market value Monday after it reported worse than expected profits.

NABE economists divided on timing of Fed pullback

02/24/2014 8:09am
Business economists are almost equally divided over whether the Federal Reserve will pare its bond purchases at the current pace through year's end or pause to let the economy recover further.

Lilly buys animal health business, lowers forecast

02/24/2014 8:24am
Eli Lilly is buying a privately held, poultry vaccine maker to strengthen its Elanco animal health subsidiary.

EBay responds to Icahn, says sticking with PayPal

02/24/2014 10:05am
EBay and activist shareholder Carl Icahn are continuing their war of words over PayPal.

Ford updating Focus compact to boost slow sales

02/24/2014 10:19am
Ford is giving its Focus compact car a small face-lift and a more fuel-efficient engine as it tries to boost sluggish sales in the U.S.

Warren Buffett offers lesson in value investing

02/24/2014 11:35am
Warren Buffett is offering a refresher course on his approach to investing in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shareholders.

Taco Bell takes aim at McDonald's with breakfast

02/24/2014 1:28pm
Egg McMuffin, meet the Waffle Taco.

Rate falls on 3-month Treasury bills

02/24/2014 1:38pm
The interest rate on three-month U.S. Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction while the rate on six-month bills was unchanged.

One-day tickets at Disney World now more expensive

02/24/2014 3:03pm
The cost of going to the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World just got more expensive.

Wheat gains on forecast for more cold weather

02/24/2014 3:14pm
Wheat rose on concern that the latest blast of cold weather in the Midwest will damage this year's crop.

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

02/24/2014 3:19pm
The stock market ended higher Monday, but a late fade kept it from closing at an all-time high.

Cigarette maker Lorillard bans animal testing

02/24/2014 3:28pm
Cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. has banned animal testing following discussions with an animal rights group that has raised concerns over industry studies in which animals were forced to inhale cigarette smoke, eat tobacco and have cigarette tar painted on their skin.

Company recalls 16 varieties of cheese after death

02/24/2014 4:18pm
A Delaware company has recalled 16 varieties of cheese after some of the cheeses were linked to a death in California and illnesses in newborns.

Premiums may rise for 11 million workers: report

02/24/2014 5:28pm
The new health care law may raise insurance premiums for 11 million small business employees and lower rates for 6 million others.

Late-payment rate on US auto loans rose in 4Q

02/24/2014 10:02pm
U.S. car owners are carrying higher auto loan balances but still making timely monthly payments.