• US stocks mixed as retailers rise and industrial firms skid

    Updated: 24 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mixed Monday morning as clothing and household goods companies climb while industrial companies stumble. Major indexes are at all-time highs after a six-week winning streak and the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen for the last seven days. Toy...

  • Kaspersky Lab to open anti-virus software to outside review

    Updated: 50 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab will open up its anti-virus software for review by outside parties. The move comes a month after the U.S. government barred agencies from using the company's anti-virus products, citing security concerns. Kapersky Lab said Monday it will...

  • Cisco Systems buying BroadSoft for $1.9 billion cash

    Updated: 50 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cisco Systems Inc. will pay about $1.9 billion cash to buy BroadSoft Inc. in a move aimed at expanding its communications software offerings. The networking technology giant is paying $55 per share, marking a 2 percent premium to Broadsoft's closing price on Friday....

  • Insurer Aetna unloads group life, disability for $1.45B

    Updated: 52 min ago

    Aetna, the nation's third-largest health insurer, is selling its domestic group life and disability businesses for $1.45 billion to Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Co. Aetna says the cash deal also includes its absence management business and should close next month. Health...

  • Liz Weston: Saving money makes you happier - here's proof

    Updated: 54 min ago

    The argument over whether you should invest or pay off debt usually focuses on financial numbers, such as rates of return and interest charges. Maybe happiness should be part of the equation as well. Studies in several countries, including the U.S., Norway, Ireland and Spain, have...

  • Historical novel published last year is big seller in 2017

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — From the moment she read an early copy of Amor Towles' novel "A Gentleman in Moscow," author-bookstore owner Ann Patchett had a feeling her customers would love the story of a Russian count under house arrest for decades during the reign of Joseph Stalin. First...

  • Get a Job Monday Rewind: Ready, set and go to Signal 88 Security to help meet your career goals

    Eric Singer eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Oct 23, 2017

    It's about you and your law enforcement-related career goals when it comes to Signal 88 Security. Signal 88 could be the steppingstone for you to take that next leap in your job growth. Are you that person who is ready to go above and beyond to provide physical security to someone or...

  • Flint City Council seeks more time to choose water source

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The City Council in Flint, Michigan, is asking a federal judge for more time to choose a long-term source of drinking water in the wake of the city's lead-tainted water crisis. The request was made in a Sunday court filing. Gov. Rick Snyder's administration sued...

  • Trump tweets that 401(k) tax incentives 'safe' in tax plan

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised Monday there will be "no change" to tax incentives for the popular 401(k) retirement programs. "This has always been a great and popular middle class tax break that works, and it stays!" Trump tweeted. The president appeared to be...

  • Markets Right Now: Tech stocks lead indexes slightly higher

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. U.S. stocks are starting the week with modest gains as major indexes build on a six-week winning streak that has brought them to record highs. Technology companies made some of the biggest...

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