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AP Business Headlines
NEW YORK (AP) -- If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That wallet-free day won't be coming for a while, if ever, but Apple's new payments system brings us much closer....
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- The movie trilogy "The Hobbit" has so far cost nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars to make as the epic continues to set new benchmarks for studio spending....
BEIJING (AP) -- China's economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese leaders' plans for a controlled slowdown....
MOSCOW (AP) -- The CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine Monday night at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, the company said....
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations....
      
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Apple said its quarterly profit rose 13%, and it predicted record holiday sales, as strong demand for its new larger-screen iPhones helped to overcome sluggish iPad sales.
IBM, two decades after successfully shifting its emphasis to software and computer services from hardware, is showing signs of needing another overhaul.
CVS is offering a prescription-drug plan that charges patients more if they buy their medications at pharmacies that sell tobacco products, a plan that could benefit the company’s own network of drugstores.
French oil company Total SA said Chairman and Chief Executive Christophe de Margerie died Monday in a plane crash at a Russian airport.
Researchers are bringing big data into the public sphere, aiming to improve quality of life, save money, and understand cities in ways that weren’t possible only a few years ago.
      
CNNMoney Headlines
China's economy has posted its worst quarterly performance since the financial crisis.
Ever wonder why your avowed-conservative brother or fervently-liberal aunt can't even seem to agree on the facts? Here's an answer.
October is Apple season. It posted better-than-expected iPhone sales and record Mac sales.
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The Fed official overseeing Wall Street says things need to change, and if the risky culture isn't turned around, it may be time to break up the big banks.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
The company says the former lawyers for Paul Ceglia, who claimed that Mark Zuckerberg had given him a large stake in Facebook, continued to argue his case despite knowledge that his evidence was fabricated.






William Dudley, president of the New York Fed, said bankers must push for change or “the inevitable conclusion will be reached that your firms are too big and complex to manage effectively.”






For the last 25 years, inventors like garage tinkerers, physics professors and engineers have been trying to make a hovering skateboard.
Christophe de Margerie, who became C.E.O. in 2007, and three crew members were killed when a business jet struck a snowplow during takeoff.






The sales of 39 million iPhones helped the company bring in $8.5 billion in profit in the last quarter.






      
USA Today Business Headlines
As of 11:27 a.m. ET the Dow Jones industrial average is off 0.2%, a loss of 24 points, after dropping about 100 points just after the 9:30 a.m. opening bell.
     
 
 
Canadian Pacific hinted that regulatory concerns posed a potential issue.
     
 
 
Chevy cuts size of 2016 Camaro, uses Cadillac ATS chassis designed for Euro handling
     
 
 
Workers' total household retirement savings was a mean of $63,000 in 2014.
     
 
 
Voya Financial is offering the investment to babies "as a head start toward their future retirement savings."
     
 
 
      
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