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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 22, 2016, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks at the American Enterprise Institute, in Washington. At least one person has already taken her name out of the running to be Uber's next CEO. Sandberg has no plans to leave Facebook, a person close to her tells The Associated Press, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Sandberg is one of a long list of people Uber's board could consider to replace the company's founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick. Kalanick resigned Tuesday night under pressure from Uber's board and investors after a series of scandals. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
June 21, 2017 - 8:56 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO. That's a lot for potential candidates to consider. Uber needs a new leader after former CEO and...
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Traders Fred Demarco, left, and Tommy Kalikas confer on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Technology stocks are leading the market slightly higher in early trading, making up some of the ground they lost over the past two days. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 13, 2017 - 3:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are changing course Tuesday as investors put an end to a two-day drop for technology companies. Major stock indexes are near record highs again as energy companies, banks, and retailers like Amazon also rise. Investors are buying companies that stand to benefit from...
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June 12, 2017 - 9:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from former Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joseph Nacchio seeking an $18 million tax refund on money he gained from illegal stock sales. The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that said the money was not tax...
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, an American flag hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange hours after the market closed, in New York. Technology and health care stocks are leading U.S. market indexes slightly higher in early trading on Wall Street, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)
June 07, 2017 - 3:51 pm
U.S. stocks moved slightly higher in late-afternoon trading Wednesday as gains in banks were partially outweighed by a slide in energy companies following a steep slump in crude oil prices. Investors were sizing up the latest company earnings and looking ahead to former FBI Director James Comey's...
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Trader Peter Tuchman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, led by declines in banks and industrial companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 06, 2017 - 5:13 pm
Retailers led a modest slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday as the market eased back for the second day in a row, pulling it further below record highs set late last week. Macy's sank more than 8 percent after warning that its profit margins could be weaker than the company had forecast earlier. Several...
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In this Thursday, May 25, 2017, photo, a woman is greeted by an Amazon Books store employee as she arrives at the store in the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle, in New York. Amazon opened the retail store Thursday. Amazon, the e-commerce giant that changed how people shop for books, toilet paper and TVs, hit a new milestone Tuesday, May 30: Its stock topped $1,000 for the first time. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
May 30, 2017 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, the internet goliath that revolutionized the way much of the world buys books, toilet paper and TVs, hit a new milestone Tuesday. Its stock surpassed the $1,000 mark for the first time. That price put Amazon's market value at about $478 billion, double that of the world's...
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This photo combination of images shows the top 10 highest paid CEOs in 2016, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. On top row, from left: Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge; CBS CEO Leslie Moonves; Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger; Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav; and Activision Blizzard CEO Robert Kotick. On bottom row, from left: Comcast CEO Brian Roberts; Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes; IBM CEO Virginia Rometty; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals CEO Leonard Schleifer; and Wynn Resorts CEO Stephen Wynn. (AP Photo)
May 23, 2017 - 2:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's the biggest raise in three years. The...
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May 22, 2017 - 12:54 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and Texas' Huntsman Corp. will attempt to join and create a company with a market value of $13.8 billion, the latest proposed deal in a chemicals industry that is seeking to consolidate rapidly. The companies said Monday they plan to combine in...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as health care companies including Biogen and Celgene rise, but airlines continue to take steep losses as investors worry about rising costs and the possibility of falling fares. The dollar is weakening further as the U.S. currency remains at three-year lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 22, 2017 - 12:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Monday as software and chip makers and other technology companies climb. Defense contractors are also rising as the market bounces back from a turbulent week. Ford is up after it replaced CEO Mark Fields. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2017 file photo, Ford Motor Co. President and CEO Mark Fields speaks during a media preview of the 2018 Lincoln Navigator at the New York International Auto Show in New York. Ford is replacing its CEO amid questions about its current performance and future strategy, a person familiar with the situation has said. Fields will be replaced by Jim Hackett, who joined Ford’s board in 2013. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
May 22, 2017 - 12:47 pm
DEARBORN, Michigan (AP) — Ford is replacing CEO Mark Fields as it struggles to keep its traditional auto-manufacturing business running smoothly while remaking itself as a nimble, high-tech provider of new mobility services. The 114-year-old automaker said Fields is retiring at age 56 after 28...
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