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Business Goldman Sachs' earnings soar on trading, deal fees Goldman Sachs' earnings soar on trading, deal fees
Goldman Sachs posted a big jump in first-quarter net income Thursday as its investment banking unit logged its best quarter since the financial crisis. Higher fees from trading bonds and currencies also helped.
Business Fight for $15 protests expand for low-wage workers Fight for $15 protests expand for low-wage workers
The Fight for $15 campaign that began with fast-food workers expanded in size and scope Wednesday to include a range of workers who say their meager pay is a form of economic injustice.
Business Fed survey finds U.S. economy growing at moderate pace Fed survey finds U.S. economy growing at moderate pace
The U.S. economy was growing at a moderate pace from mid-February through the end of March although the harsh winter, the rising value of the dollar and a big plunge in oil prices were having adverse effects on some industries, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.
Business Survey: Most Vegas tourists married, many from California Survey: Most Vegas tourists married, many from California
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says it has a pretty good idea who visited the destination last year: 45-year-old married people making $40,000 or more with one-third of them coming from neighboring California.
Business JPMorgan 1st quarter profit rises 12 percent JPMorgan 1st quarter profit rises 12 percent
Strong results from JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s currency, commodities and fixed-income trading business lifted the bank's first-quarter profit 12 percent.
Business Johnson & Johnson beats Street 1Q forecasts Johnson & Johnson beats Street 1Q forecasts
Johnson & Johnson's first-quarter profit uncharacteristically fell 8.6 percent, hurt by sharply unfavorable exchange rates, a major divestiture and competition to its new hepatitis C drug.