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Why the bond market is more fragile than you think
NEW YORK (AP) -- A bottleneck is building in the global market for bonds....

5 reasons bonds may be less safe than you think
NEW YORK (AP) -- Burned by the stock-market crash during the financial crisis, investors have poured a trillion dollars into bond funds in the past six years. They like the interest payments that bonds throw off, and that their prices barely move day to day....

Truck deals boost US auto sales in September
DETROIT (AP) -- Big discounts on pickup trucks kept U.S. auto sales strong in September....

GM looks to new vehicles, China to boost profit
MILFORD, Mich. (AP) -- General Motors CEO Mary Barra told investors Wednesday that GM plans a raft of new models and a big push to sell more cars in China to drive profits in coming years, as the biggest U.S. automaker tries to shift the spotlight from a mishandled recall of older small cars....

Deep discount lures buyer for Revel casino
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- As one Atlantic City casino after another shut down and left thousands of workers jobless, Mayor Don Guardian insisted that the meltdown that claimed four of his city's 12 casinos since January was actually the opportunity of a lifetime for savvy investors....

Asian stocks down on recovery, Ebola worries
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Asian stocks fell Thursday amid worries about the strength of U.S. and European recoveries and the first American case of Ebola....

App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it....

Man with Ebola virus flew roundabout trip to US
The first reported case of Ebola in the United States is spooking airline investors and raising the prospect that some frightened travelers might stay home despite repeated reassurances from public-health experts....

Review: Pay by phone or just keep using plastic?
NEW YORK (AP) -- PayPal, Apple and others are betting on billions in mobile payments....

US issues final minimum wage rule for contractors
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Labor Secretary Thomas Perez issued a final rule on Wednesday raising the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors to $10.10 an hour....

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