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Bank of America and Wells Fargo say their capital levels would remain above regulatory minimums in the event of a hypothetical, “severely adverse” economic downturn.
Ralph Broome, a licensed hypnotherapist and U.S. Army veteran, opened Carolina Preppers & Survivors supply shop last month to appeal to campers, outdoor enthusiasts and people who want to stock up for any natural or economic disaster.
Customer-service agents at American Airlines voted overwhelmingly for union representation. The results affect about 14,000 employees of American and US Airways at airports and reservations centers, plus home-based reservations agents.

NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.

Charlotte-based Chiquita Brands International said Tuesday that it’s examining limited concessions as it works to get approval from European regulators for its merger with an Irish produce company.

A measure of prices that producers receive for their goods and services was unchanged in August, the latest sign that inflation is in check.

Beset by crushing debt, fleeing customers and run-down facilities, Trump Plaza on Tuesday became the fourth casino in Atlantic City to shut down this year.

Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year high in the previous quarter.

The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas.

Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhero who will fight evil alongside the likes of Captain America.

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