The Dow shows a small loss, but Apple shares reverse to end the day higher. Google slips. September auto sales are the best since 2008. Spanish premier Rajoy says a bailout request isn't 'imminent.' T-Mobile may buy MetroPCS.
The industry is on pace for annualized sales of around 14.7 million this year, experts say.
The country is reportedly preparing to ask for aid. US home prices rise. GM and Chrysler post sales gains, but Ford's sales are flat. MetroPCS soars on a deal rumor. PetSmart will replace Sunoco in the S&P 500.
Hyundai and Kia appeal to cash-strapped young buyers.
The league and its officials may be close to a deal, but reportedly can't come to any resolution over a proposed switch from pensions to retirement plans that are less secure.
The automaker is offering as much as 4 times the average incentives.
Apple begins selling its latest smartphone worldwide. Spain and the European Commission are reportedly discussing reforms that would lead to a bailout. McDonald's and several other companies increase their dividends.
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Investors are hoping the chain can emulate the rapid growth of Chipotle Mexican Grill.
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