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CVS Caremark plans stop selling tobacco products

02/05/2014 5:01am
CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide.

Survey: US companies add 175,000 jobs in January

02/05/2014 8:08am
A private survey shows that businesses added jobs at a modest pace in January, a sign that hiring may have rebounded after a disappointing figure in December.

US service sector expands on gain in new orders

02/05/2014 8:54am
U.S. service companies expanded at a slightly faster pace in January. New orders, sales and hiring showed strength in a sign that financial firms, retailers and information technology companies foresee stronger growth.

Anheuser Busch to buy Blue Point Brewing

02/05/2014 9:17am
Anheuser Busch InBev's U.S. arm is buying craft brewer Blue Point Brewing Co.

A new way to invest in a 401(k): ETFs

02/05/2014 9:56am
Be the market. Minimize costs.

GlaxoSmithKline profits nearly triple in Q4

02/05/2014 10:17am
GlaxoSmithKline says fourth-quarter earnings nearly tripled and sales rose 5 percent, even as an ongoing investigation hurt business in China.

Merck, partners to jointly test hot cancer drug

02/05/2014 11:33am
Merck & Co.'s hot experimental cancer drug, already closely watched by investors, got more attention Wednesday after the company announced new alliances with three other drugmakers to test it in combination with their drugs.

What is going on with the stock market?

02/05/2014 2:13pm
NEW YORK _ It's a skeptics' market now. Just three weeks after stocks reached all-time highs, the market has turned volatile and investors have gone from cheerful to suspicious.

Giving daily-deal sites a second chance

02/05/2014 3:10pm
I gave up on daily-deal sites about a year ago. The last straw was a $45 pizza-making class I bought, but didn't show up for. Before that, there was a long list of deals I never used, including a $149 wine-tasting tour, a $20 monthly gym pass and a $50 boot camp class. Paying in advance for a deal doesn't work for my busy lifestyle.

Winter weather snarls air travel for 3rd day

02/05/2014 3:10pm
U.S. airlines canceled nearly 2,800 flights Wednesday because of snow and freezing rain in the Northeast and Midwest, the third consecutive day that bad weather has snarled air traffic.

Disney 1Q helped by 'Frozen,' 'Infinity'

02/05/2014 4:51pm
The Walt Disney Co. on Wednesday reported earnings and revenue for the holiday quarter that beat Wall Street's expectations, helped by the hit movie "Frozen" and sales of its "Disney Infinity" console game.

Coca-Cola pods will let people make drinks at home

02/05/2014 5:18pm
Coca-Cola is looking to tap into a new market, with plans to let people make its sodas and other drinks at home.

Subway says it's removing chemical from bread

02/05/2014 5:48pm
Subway says it's in the process of removing a chemical from its bread as part of an ongoing effort to improve its recipes.