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German exports drive Q4 growth

02/25/2014 1:18am
Exports helped propel the German economy to 0.4 percent growth in the fourth quarter while domestic demand dropped, underlining concerns that Europe's largest economy is relying too heavily on foreign trade.

Spain PM: Economy to grow by 1 percent in 2014

02/25/2014 6:04am
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has revised Spain's economy growth for 2014 upward to 1 percent and announced tax reduction reforms and job creation incentives to give the country a boost after punishing years of recession.

EU revises growth forecasts up slightly

02/25/2014 6:05am
Economic growth across Europe is expected to be slightly stronger this year as the recovery gains ground, according to the European Commission's new forecast released Tuesday.

JPMorgan to cut 8,000 jobs this year

02/25/2014 7:21am
JPMorgan plans 8,000 layoffs this year as its mortgage and retail banking businesses shrink.

Macy's 4Q profit up 11 pct; sales miss forecasts

02/25/2014 7:22am
Macy's Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit rose 11 percent, but the department store chain suffered a sales shortfall because a string of winter storms chilled business in January.

Home Depot 4Q mixed, boosts quarterly dividend

02/25/2014 7:37am
Home Depot's fiscal fourth-quarter net income dipped 1 percent, hampered by bad winter weather and one less week in the period than a year ago.

US home prices dip for second straight month

02/25/2014 7:57am
U.S. home prices fell for the second straight month in December as brutally cold weather, tight supply and higher costs slowed sales.

The Atlantic, Deseret News collaborate on The Father Factor series

02/25/2014 3:01pm
Media insiders noted the launch this week of an unlikely collaboration between The Atlantic and the Deseret News. Each organization is contributing two stories to a four-part series called The Father Factor.