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AP Business Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. construction spending slipped for the second month in February, pulled down by a drop in single-family home building....
NEW YORK (AP) -- A bevy of big-name businesses including Apple, Gap and Levi Strauss are publicly speaking out against religious-objections legislation in states such as Indiana and Arkansas....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyberespionage....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. factories expanded last month at a weaker pace, with orders growing more slowly and hiring essentially flat....
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Florida (AP) -- The wow factor for Miami's skyscraper condos no longer comes from a dazzling Atlantic Ocean view....
Wall Street Journal Headlines
What makes a “summer” movie? As Hollywood churns out more big-budget “tentpoles,” a packed calendar from May-to-August means more such films are being released in March and April.
The web-hosting firm hopes a coming $20-a-share IPO will help its transition to serious small business.
John Malone missed out on acquiring Time Warner Cable, but his deal to buy Bright House Networks is putting him back at the center of the cable industry’s transformation.
Wal-Mart is telling suppliers to forgo investments in joint marketing with the retailer and plow the savings into lower prices instead.
A familiar foe is pressuring the Detroit Three as the auto industry closes the books on its first quarter: Toyota sales rose 4.5% on luxury vehicle and truck sales as GM and Ford slipped.
CNNMoney Headlines
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Baseball is America's pastime. But so is capitalism. So why not take a look at some of the public companies that get dollars from the diamond?
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Americans were expected to spend big this spring after pocketing a lot in savings at the pump. But so far, that's not happening.
A student debt revolt is brewing and the government is willing to listen, sitting down with 'debt strikers' Tuesday.
NY Times Business Headlines
Ford, General Motors and Honda, among others, ended March inb losing territory.

U.S. consumer demand for new vehicles began to thaw in March, with the top six automakers reporting mixed sales results on Wednesday.

The payrolls processor ADP said 189,000 new jobs were created in March, fewer than expected.

The elegant new smartphones aim to answer many criticisms leveled at Samsung’s phones but are most likely not quite enough to fix what ails the company.

U.S. private employers added the smallest number of workers in more than a year in March and factory activity hit a near two-year low, fresh signs that economic growth slowed significantly in the first quarter.

USA Today Business Headlines
Dow drops about 100 points and the S&P 500 falls back into the red for the year.
Among Asian automakers, sales increased 4.4% for Toyota, fell 2.7% for Nissan and fell 5.3% for Honda.
Internet domain provider soars in Wall Street trading debut.
Oil producer's U.S. tally shows thousands of oil layoff announcements a week in four months.
The Fed again takes center stage as its April meeting could shed light on rate hike plans.
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