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Some Apple Stores Sell Out Supplies Of iPhone 6 Plus

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Undated) -- The iPhone 6 Plus is already selling out at some Apple stores. Several stores are saying the larger model is sold out in New York and downtown Portland, Oregon. Business is brisk at Apple stores across the country today with long lines reported at many locations. Pre-orders for Apple's latest smartphones were through…

Alibaba Stock Spikes More Than 30%

Posted On September 19, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Stock in Alibaba is up more than 30 percent on its first day of trading. Shares of the Chinese e-commerce company hovered in the 90-dollar range for nearly the whole day. Apple shares fell less than one percent after the release of its iPhone 6. The major stock indexes were mixed.…

Obama: U.S. Better Off Than When He Entered Office

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says the U.S. continues to be better off today than when he entered office more than five-years ago. At a Democratic National Committee event in the nation's capital, the President pointed to November's midterm elections. He said the elections offer a clear choice between Democrats and Republicans. Obama argued that…

PBR Sold to Moscow Beverage Firm

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- A classic American beer is going international. The 170-year-old Pabst Blue Ribbon, or PBR, is being sold to Oasis Beverages, a beer and soda firm based in Moscow, Russia. The "New York Times" reported the purchase price at over 700-million in cash. Last year, Americans drank over 90-million gallons of the…

Fewest Americans In A Year See Economy Improving

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Undated) -- Slow wage gains are a big reason fewer Americans think the U.S. economy is improving. This month's Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index shows people's general outlook on the economy is at the weakest level in a year. Only 20-percent of those surveyed think the economy is getting better. The head of Langer Research Associates…