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S&P 500 crosses 2,000 for first time

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The Standard Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points.It's been 16 years since the index closed above 1,000 points for t. More>>

Durham startup launches app to make shoppers, diners more informed Video included

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An app developed in the American Underground is leading the way to giving shoppers and diners a more personal experience. More>>

Raleigh company brings free HDTV into homes Video included

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The Mohu Leaf works fairly simply: plug it in, hang it on a wall, receive free HD television from stations that send out a free HD signal. More>>

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

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Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid. More>>

US judge slaps $1.3B fine on Bank of America

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A federal judge imposed a $1.3 billion civil penalty against Bank of America on Wednesday for its role in selling risky mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that were advertised as safe investments. More>>

GM announced Monday it is planning to recall another 1.3 million vehicles in the United States that may experience a loss of electric power steering assist. More>>

WNCN Investigates

Getting the best deals in NC hospitals Video included

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Under a new pricing-transparency law going into effect next year, N.C. hospitals must submit charges for 140 of their most common procedures. More>>

Exxon passes Apple as most valuable company

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Exxon has once again surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable company after the iPhone and iPad maker saw its stock price falter.
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  • S&P 500 crosses 2,000 for first time

    S&P 500 crosses 2,000 for first time

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:25:29 GMT
    The Standard Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points.It's been 16 years since the index closed above 1,000 points for t.
    The Standard Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points.It's been 16 years since the index closed above 1,000 points for t.
  • Raleigh company brings free HDTV into homes

    Raleigh company brings free HDTV into homes

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:48:24 GMT
    The Mohu Leaf works fairly simply: plug it in, hang it on a wall, receive free HD television from stations that send out a free HD signal.
    The Mohu Leaf works fairly simply: plug it in, hang it on a wall, receive free HD television from stations that send out a free HD signal.
  • Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

    Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:59:05 GMT
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    Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.
    Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.
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  • Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan hack

    Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan hack

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:18:42 GMT
    The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.
    The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.
  • SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

    SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:48:46 GMT
    Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit record and income under action taken Wednesday...
    Federal regulators on Wednesday voted to require financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, to give investors details on borrowers' credit records and...
  • Deal on health care aids port contract talks

    Deal on health care aids port contract talks

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:48:38 GMT
    Negotiators hoping to reach a new contract that would keep hundreds of billions of dollars of cargo moving smoothly through West Coast seaports made significant progress with a tentative deal on health care benefits.
    Negotiators hoping to forge a new contract for dockworkers and keep hundreds of billions of dollars in cargo moving smoothly through West Coast seaports made significant progress with a tentative deal on health care...
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