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Business Roundup 7/22/17

Dublin will be BoA’s post-Brexit EU base

18 hrs ago
Self-driving vehicle unit started at Lyft

DETROIT — Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and

20 hrs ago
Ford will fight air bag re­call expansion

DETROIT — Ford is fighting the latest expansion of the Takata air bag inflator recall.

20 hrs ago
Sears signs deal with Amazon

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Sears will begin selling its appliances on, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa.

2 days ago
Requests for jobless aid continue to fall

WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week, as the number of people seeking benefits remains near historic lows indicating a robust job market.

2 days ago
Sales decline hurts Harley-Davidson

MILWAUKEE — Shares in Harley-Davidson tumbled nearly 10 percent after the company reported lagging retail sales and shipments as new riders opted for used motorcycles

3 days ago
Posh Goldman-Sachs begins offering banking for the masses

NEW YORK — More homeowner, less hedge fund titan. Goldman Sachs, long known for its super-rich clients and well-connected executives, is starting to act a lot more like

3 days ago
Netflix piles up awards, viewers

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed

4 days ago
Frito-Lay price bump helps PepsiCo’s sales

NEW YORK — PepsiCo said pricier snacks and drinks boosted its sales in North America during the second quarter, even though the amount of products it sold in the region

1 week ago
Microsoft plans rural broadband expansion

Microsoft wants to extend broadband services to rural America by using the buffer zones separating individual television channels in the airwaves.

1 week ago
Big­ger gas plant planned in Bakken

WATFORD CITY, N.D. — An expansion is proposed for a natural gas processing plant in the most prolific part of the Bakken Formation.

1 week ago
Business Roundup 7/11/17

Judge OKs payout in Wells Fargo case

1 week ago
Aber­crom­bie axes deal, stock price plummets

NEW YORK — Abercrombie & Fitch is no longer up for sale, a development that isn’t sitting well with investors hoping for white knight to rescue the struggling

1 week ago
Business Briefs 7/7/17

Sears plans more store closings

2 weeks ago
U.S. hiring surges

WASHINGTON — Hiring surged in June in a surprising show of U.S. economic vitality eight years into the recovery from the Great Recession. Pay gains remain weak, though,

2 weeks ago