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Markets Right Now: Tech shines in otherwise sluggish market

Technology companies were a standout in midday trading on Wall Street in an otherwise sluggish day for the stock market.

A quick look at business insurance for natural…

With earthquakes in California and Hurricane Barry striking states along the Gulf of Mexico and in the Midwest, small business owners should examine their insurance policies and determine how well covered they'd be in the event of a disaster

Liz Weston: Is your wealth dripping away?

Property losses from water damage are far more likely than from theft or fire, but many homeowners aren't taking the steps needed to prevent costly repairs

Asian shares lower, Shanghai STAR tech board…

Asian shares lower, Shanghai STAR tech stocks board surges

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This Week: Coca-Cola, AT&T and Starbucks results

This Week: Coca-Cola, AT&T and Starbucks results

Gulf tanker incidents may raise shippers' costs, cut traffic

Seizure of oil tanker near Iran could raise insurance rates for shipping companies and eventually reduce tanker traffic, according to energy and security experts

The Latest: Gulf incidents rattle shipping…

Energy experts say recent seizures and attacks aimed at oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz will raise insurance rates for shipping companies and, if unchecked, could reduce tanker traffic in the vital waterway

Penney: We haven't hired advisers for in-court…

J.C. Penney says it hasn't hired any advisers for an in-court restructuring or bankruptcy

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stocks pulled further back from their records on Friday to cap the weakest week for the S&P 500 since May

Microsoft and Gannett rise while American Express falls

Microsoft and Gannett rise while American Express falls

Markets Right Now: Stocks give up an early gain, close lower

Stocks gave up an early gain and are closing broadly lower, giving the market its first weekly decline after two weeks of gains.