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AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 12:36 p.m. EDT
263 days ago
Retailers report strong gains for August, delivering stores a decent back-to-school season
US consumer spending rose 0.4 pct. in July, best showing in 5 months; income up 0.3 pct.
Higher consumer spending, strong August retailer results fail to keep stocks from falling
Applications for US unemployment benefits flat at 374,000, a sign of modest hiring gains
Average US rate on 30-year fixed-rate mortgage falls to 3.59 percent; 15-year to 2.86 percent
Sales of bank-owned homes, properties in foreclosure tumble in 2Q, but fetch higher prices
Fire's gone out: Amazon says Kindle Fire is sold out, as announcement of new model expected
Warren Buffett boosts pledge to 3 charities his children run to give them each $2.1B in stock
More than 600,000 Mr. Coffee single-cup brewers being recalled due to potential burn hazard
Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz discloses sale of 450,000 shares, small chunk of stake
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