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Durable goods orders rise 3.3 percent in April

WASHINGTON — U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in April, buoyed by more demand for aircraft and stronger business investment. The gains suggest economic growth may be holding steady this spring. Orders for durable goods, items expected to last ...

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Gadget makers gear up for the holidays

NEW YORK — Makers of consumer electronics have been refreshing their products for the holiday shopping season. Apple unveiled a new iPhone, while Amazon started selling new tablet computers and e-readers. Nintendo offered details for the first major game console ...

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Gas prices, cars push retail sales up 0.9 pct.

WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales rose in August from July because consumers paid higher gas prices and bought more cars and trucks. They were more cautious elsewhere, suggesting the weak economy has made many selective about spending. Retail sales increased ...

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Best Buy 2Q profit drops 90 pct, misses estimates

NEW YORK — The news just keeps getting worse at Best Buy each day. To top off an already eventful several days for the nation’s largest consumer electronics retailer, Best Buy Co. withdrew its full-year earnings guidance Tuesday after reporting ...

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