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Consumer borrowing grows by $17.7 billion in July

American consumers increased their borrowing in July, though the category that includes credit cards grew at the slowest pace since February.

Profit or patriotism? What’s driving fight between US, Apple

Battling in public broadsides, Apple Inc. and the government are making their cases before anyone steps into a courtroom over a judge's order forcing Apple to help the FBI hack into an iPhone in a sensational terrorism case.

Q&A: Delta CEO on outage, efforts to ‘win back’ passengers

Delta Air Lines is spending $150 million this year on technology upgrades, including a better mobile app. But what CEO Ed Bastian never saw coming was a vulnerability to its reservations and operations servers that would cripple his airline for days.

Delta, Alaska, Southwest top on-time ratings; Spirit last

Here are the government's rankings of the leading airlines and their on-time performance for September. The federal government counts a flight as on time...

Delta, American banning shipment of hunting ‘trophies’

NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no...

Oil price appears to have ‘bottomed out,’ energy agency says

Energy companies have been shutting down rigs and laying off thousands of workers as oil prices plunged to around $30 per barrel, from well over $100 per barrel just two years ago.

Dollar General to add nearly 2,000 stores by fiscal 2017

The chain, based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, said that it plans to add about 2,000 stores over the next two years, bringing its total count to more than 14,000 stores.

First Data: Thanksgiving, Black Friday sales up 9 percent

First Data: Thanksgiving, Black Friday sales up 9 percent

US industries can start counting their benefits from tax law

raft breweries are raising a glass to the Republicans’ new tax overhaul: It cuts the excise tax on beer. Retailers, long saddled with heavy tax bills, will get relief.

ESPN reaches 28.4 million with football championship

It was second only to the Ohio State-Oregon championship game in 2015 as the most-watched telecast ever on cable television, the company said.
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