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North Carolina was ready to offer Toyota $107 million, documents show
Published Thursday, August 28, 2014 8:51 pm

North Carolina was prepared to offer Toyota up to $107 million worth of incentives to lure the auto... More>>
 

JPMorgan investigating possible cyberattack
Published Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:54 pm

JPMorgan Chase, the nation's biggest bank by assets, is working with law enforcement officials to i... More>>
 

Belk profits inch up
Published Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:22 pm

Profits and sales at Charlotte-based Belk, Inc. rose less than 1 percent during the company?s secon... More>>
 

Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event
Published Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:45 pm

Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signa... More>>
 

Teens choose technology over fashion
Published Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:50 pm

For some teenagers, wearing last season?s jeans will always be unthinkable.

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US bank earnings up 5.2 percent in 2Q
Published Thursday, August 28, 2014 4:59 pm

U.S. banks' earnings rose 5.2 percent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, as banks reduc... More>>
 

Energy group E4 Carolinas names new CEO
Published Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:53 pm

E4 Carolinas, a not-for-profit corporation that coordinates the Charlotte region?s energy cluster, ... More>>
 

Dollar General: We’re not giving up on Family Dollar deal
Published Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:57 pm

Dollar General executives said Thursday they?re still pushing to buy Matthews-based Family Dollar, ... More>>
 

Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K
Published Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:23 pm

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjus... More>>
 

New Samsung smartwatch won't need companion phone
Published Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:22 pm

With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their comput... More>>
 

US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2
Published Thursday, August 28, 2014 9:06 am

After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the... More>>
 

Charlotte Douglas airport audits identify lax oversight
Published Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:00 am

Outside auditors hired by the city found lax oversight at Charlotte Douglas International Airport w... More>>
 

Shopping app tracks companies’ political affiliations
Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014 5:18 pm

Finding out where your favorite brands lie on the political spectrum is now as easy as scanning bar... More>>
 

Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds at 2,000 points
Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014 3:15 pm

U.S. stock indexes edged higher in midday trading Wednesday, drifting slightly from a record high s... More>>
 

2 men sentenced in theft of data from LendingTree
Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:55 pm

Two California men have been sentenced in a criminal case involving the theft of personal financial... More>>