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Economy offers mixed picture day before election

WASHINGTON — A mixed picture of the economy emerged one day before key midterm elections that have focused on the nation’s financial health. Spending by Americans slowed in September and their incomes fell for the first time in more than ...

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Amazon profits climb in 3Q but so do expenses

More shoppers flocked to Inc.’s website during the third quarter, helping the online retailer’s net income climb 16 percent and easily beat analyst expectations. However, the Seattle-based company said operating expenses climbed as it increased its ability to fill ...

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Apple 4Q net income soars 70 percent

SEATTLE — Apple Inc. said Monday that net income for the most recent quarter soared 70 percent on strong sales of iPhones, though iPad sales fell short of expectations. Shares fell in after-hours trading. Apple’s stock had been breaking through ...

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Census: Fast-growing US areas show big income drop

WASHINGTON — Call it the migration bust: Many of the fast-growing U.S. areas during the housing boom are now yielding some of the biggest income drops in the economic downturn. That could have broad impact on the political map in ...

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