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Retail tech in infancy, futurist says

posted: 09/28/2016 2:09 a.m. Discuss

DALLAS -- Michio Kaku imagines a day when consumers literally make purchases with a blink of an eye.

Market report: Stocks climb after two-day slump

posted: 09/28/2016 2:07 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks rebounded Tuesday and climbed after a survey showed consumer confidence is at a nine-year high, a sign Americans will keep spending. Technology and consumer stocks made the largest gains.

Ex-AIG chairman takes stand in fraud case

posted: 09/28/2016 2:07 a.m. Discuss

Former American International Group Inc. Chairman Maurice "Hank" Greenberg said he got personally involved in an "insignificant" business deal at the insurance giant 18 years ago to teach some managers a lesson.

Yahoo breach raises concern of break-ins across Internet

posted: 09/28/2016 2:06 a.m. Discuss

LONDON -- Information-security experts are concerned that the recently announced record-breaking haul of password data from Yahoo will be used to open locks up and down the Web.

Business news in brief

posted: 09/28/2016 2:04 a.m. Discuss

Innovate Arkansas rolls out podcasts

News in brief

posted: 09/28/2016 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Bank exec plans sale of 2.7 million shares

Tyson Foods recalls 132,520 pounds of chicken nuggets

updated: 09/27/2016 2:16 p.m. Discuss

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling 132,520 pounds of chicken nuggets that may be contaminated with hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Tuesday.

Speedy cormorant-killing OKs urged

posted: 09/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Owners of Arkansas fish farms are still awaiting special permits that will allow them to kill a limited number of double-crested cormorants when they arrive here by the thousands late this fall and early winter.

Saudis, Iran said to 'talk' on glut

posted: 09/27/2016 2:04 a.m. Discuss

After two years of pumping without limits, OPEC appears ready to do something to shrink the global glut. Just not quite yet.

August new-home sales fall 7.6%

posted: 09/27/2016 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Purchases of new U.S. homes dropped in August after surging a month earlier to the fastest pace since 2007, representing a pause in momentum within residential real estate.

Seeing little to gain, Pfizer opts against splitting firm in two

posted: 09/27/2016 2:02 a.m. Discuss

TRENTON, N.J. -- Drug giant Pfizer said Monday that it won't split into two publicly traded companies, despite pressure from investors frustrated by its lagging stock price, ending years of Wall Street speculation over its strategy and future.

Doubts cloud Deutsche Bank

posted: 09/27/2016 2:01 a.m. Discuss

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Shares in Deutsche Bank fell sharply Monday after a report that the German government won't intervene with U.S. officials who are pressing the bank to pay $14 billion to settle an investigation into its sales of mortgage-backed securities.

Fed's proposed bank tests raise capital requirements

posted: 09/27/2016 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Wall Street would have to come up with billions of dollars in additional capital in a proposed revamp of the Federal Reserve's annual stress tests that could also scrap some provisions that lenders have criticized.

Market report: Bank worries lead to stocks' slide

posted: 09/27/2016 1:57 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks slumped Monday, and banks took the biggest losses. Deutsche Bank plunged as investors worried about the financial health of Germany's largest bank.

Carnival posts record profit, CEO says

posted: 09/27/2016 1:56 a.m. Discuss

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Carnival Corp. on Monday reported higher-than-expected earnings during its third quarter, aided partly by higher ticket prices and lower fuel costs.

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