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NTSB Report Details Dreamliner Battery Fire
The NTSB Has Yet to Figure Out What Caused the Lithium Ion Battery to Overheat
McDonald's, Coca-Cola Come Up Short
Morning Money Memo: ABC News’ John Kapetaneas reports: McDonald’s and Coca-Cola both missed analysts estimates this quarter, with McDonald’s posting a 1 percent drop in profits while Coke saw a nearly 3 percent decline in revenues. The fast-food and soda maker stood in contrast with...
Boehner To Obama: 'All He Has To Do Is Call'
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES DANCING ON THE EDGE OF DEFAULT: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said repeatedly in an interview yesterday with ABC’s GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS that he does not intend to have the nation default on its debt. But he declined to guarantee that...
Government Shutdown Has Domino Effect on Defense Industry
WASHINGTON — While the government shutdown has had adverse impacts on federal employees and government services, its negative effects are also trickling down to one key part of the private sector: the defense industry. Defense mega contractor Lockheed Martin said at least 3,000 employees will...
Booming Stocks, Stronger Economy
Morning Business Memo… You can open your eyes now. A look at most 401K statements will bring welcome news. The benchmark for many big stock mutual funds – the S&P 500 index – is on its longest winning streak since 2004. The S&P opens for...
Dow Leaps Over 200 Points; Jobless Claims Plummet
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Golden Parachutes: 21 CEOs Landed $100M Plus
While TV viewers love to hear the words, “You’re Fired,” from Donald Trump, few would ever want to have that conversation with their own boss. That is, unless they are the boss and managed to negotiate a hefty separation package. So-called golden parachutes are contractual...
Mario Batali's Favorite Holiday Dish
Co-host of "The Chew" prepares his favorite holiday classic Tortellini in Brodo.
Slouching Toward The GOP Nomination?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone), AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) Promises, promises. Just a few days ago Newt Gingrich promised to run a “relentlessly positive” campaign. It’s a message he reiterated in a letter sent to members of his staff — and released to members of the press...