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US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand
DETROIT (AP) -- More Americans are buying cars that say "look at me."...

Obama's power plant climate plan shifts to courts, states
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama sought to clamp down Monday on power plant emissions with a federal plan that - if successful - would attempt to slow global warming by dramatically shifting the way Americans get and use electricity....

Alpha is latest coal producer to seek bankruptcy protection
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country's biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy protection amid an historic shift in the electric power sector brought on by cheap natural gas and stricter pollution regulations....

US stocks drop, led by another fall in the energy sector
NEW YORK (AP) -- Another bad day for the energy sector pulled down stocks on Monday....

Obama power plant rules spark 2016 fight over climate change
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's sweeping new power plant regulations are thrusting the divisive debate over climate change into the race for the White House, with candidates in both parties seeing an opportunity to capitalize....

US manufacturing growth slows in July
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. factories were a little less busy last month....

US consumer spending edges up in June
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items....

Delta says it's banning shipment of hunting 'trophies'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Delta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies....

Oil prices slide as worries about global supply glut mount
The slump in oil prices deepened Monday, pulling down the price of U.S. crude to the lowest level in more than four months....

Your mutual fund may have Greek stocks, but just a smidgen
NEW YORK (AP) -- Yes, your mutual fund may own some Greek stocks. No, most likely not a lot....

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