Applications for U.S. jobless aid fell sharply last week


Weekly applications for US unemployment benefits fall to 269,000, a positive sign for hiring

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016

PepsiCo's revenue in North America climbs, helped by pricing

PepsiCo's fourth-quarter profit jumped 31 percent in a performance that met Wall Street's earnings expectations

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Sweden cuts key interest rate further below zero

Sweden's central bank says it will cut its key interest rate to a record low of minus 0.50 percent, saying the measure is necessary to safeguard its target of increasing inflation, which was still too low

EDC honors Wayfarer, Mike's Famous

Two-wheeled businesses got their moment in the sun when the city Economic Development Commission honored the Wayfarer Bicycle shop and Mike's Famous Harley-Davidson during a meeting Wednesday.

Google's driverless cars are now legally the same as a human driver

If you hop into one of Google's pod-like self-driving cars, you won't be considered the driver, according to a letter sent to Google by federal transportation officials.

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