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AP Business Headlines
NEW YORK (AP) -- PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay. For eBay, the challenge will be how to drive revenue without its fastest-growing division....
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated in September after hitting the highest level in nearly seven years in August. But economists said the fall appears to be a temporary slip that shouldn't dampen consumer spending in the coming months....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways:...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways:...
      
Wall Street Journal Headlines
EBay said it plans to spin off its PayPal business into a separate company next year, taking the advice of activist investor Carl Icahn after fighting him earlier this year.
Drug and medical-device firms paid at least $3.5 billion to U.S. physicians toward the end of last year, according to the most comprehensive accounting so far of financial ties that some critics say compromise medical care.
European Union regulators said they believe that tax deals granted to Apple in Ireland and Fiat in Luxembourg constitute illegal state support for the companies.
Suddenlink Communications, a cable operator with more than a million customers, says it will stop carrying Viacom's TV networks at midnight.
Chinese nets and bolts ensnare Lifetime Products' basketball hoops in litigation over whether they qualify for "Made in USA" labeling.
      
CNNMoney Headlines
The Worldwide Web is riddled with holes and bugs, and it is beyond repair.
Even if your bank account doesn't have millions, you can still use their investment strategies.
The S&P 500 lost 1.5% in September, its worst performance since January. Is this a blip or a turning point?
Carl Icahn is on a hot streak. The activist investor is known to play hard ball. It worked again with eBay.
If startups begin imploding, it could infect Wall Street, especially young tech stocks that haven't been profitable for long.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
The retailer is discouraging sales of Hachette titles. The 2012 Republican vice presidential candidate’s new book is an exception.






A mixed-use commercial and residential project is rising near the train station in Wyandanch, N.Y., with leaders hoping it will revive the community.
Mr. Meyers is the managing principal of Houlihan Lawrence, a family-owned residential real estate brokerage firm.
Among the questions raised: Does the entertainment industry need to change its business model to address the reality of illegal streaming?






The commission laid out its preliminary case over Apple’s taxes in Ireland, and it told the country it may order it to collect huge amounts of back taxes.






      
USA Today Business Headlines
City's benchmark takes a tumble for a second day in a row.
     
 
 
An escalation of the pro-democracy protests could ensnare China, a major U.S. trading partner.
     
 
 
Ford's Investor Day presentation reveals extend of foreign losses, recall costs in U.S.
     
 
 
The force behind the acclaimed 'Syria Deeply' turns her attention to the deadly disease.
     
 
 
While Americans prefer chips; the rest of the world craves chocolate.
     
 
 
      
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