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Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain…

Sears avoids liquidation after 11th-hour negotiations buy more time for the 132-year-old department store chain

The Latest: Official sees no Brexit change on…

A top French border police official says checks of the English Channel for illegal immigration won't change after Britain leaves the European Union on March 29

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Markets Right Now: Banks lead stock gains on Wall Street

Stocks are rising in midday trading on Wall Street following strong results from major banks including Goldman Sachs and Bank of America.

Shopko files for bankruptcy protection

The Wisconsin-based retail chain Shopko Stores has filed for bankruptcy protection as it makes plans to close more stores

Federal workers take on odd jobs to make ends meet

Other government workers are driving for Uber, relying on word of mouth and social networks to find handyman work and looking for traditional temp gigs to help pay the bills during the longest shutdown in US history

Judge hears major Puerto Rico debt restructuring case

Protesters have crowded outside a federal courthouse in Puerto Rico as a judge begins hearing a major debt restructuring case that critics say will only further indebt the U.S. territory if approved.

Snap to lose chief financial officer, its 2nd in…

Snap Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone plans to leave the camera company

How small businesses can cope with the government shutdown

Small businesses affected by the government shutdown have to cope with a drop in revenue or their inability to get the help and service they need from federal agencies

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World Economic Forum warns of impact of global…

Organizers of next week's Davos forum say that international tensions and nationalist politics can further weigh on the global economy this year.

Small business revenues fall as govt shutdown persists

Small companies across the country are losing business because of the government shutdown

The Latest: Dem says EPA's Wheeler 'as extreme…

A top Senate Democrat is describing President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency as "just as extreme" as his predecessor, Scott Pruitt

Taking stock: UK businesses brace for no-deal Brexit

British businesses large and small are stockpiling inventory because of concerns they will be cut off from suppliers if the country leaves the European Union without an agreement on future trading relations

Ford puts 2018 adjusted profit outlook below Street view

Ford says it anticipates 2018 adjusted earnings of $1.30 per share, slightly below the average Wall Street estimate.

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Goldman's 4Q profits beat estimates, despite…

Goldman Sachs posts 4Q profit that beats forecasts, helped by better-than-expected bond and stock trading

Prosecutor: Drug maker pushed OxyContin despite…

Massachusetts court filing says company that makes opioid sought 'blizzard of prescriptions' when it launched the drug in the 1990s