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Apple buoys Nasdaq; Ukraine weighs on broader market

NEW YORK - The Nasdaq rose modestly in a choppy session on Thursday, lifted by a rally in Apple shares a day after the iPad maker's strong results, though tensions in Ukraine held the broader market in check.

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U.S. Justice Department seeks over $13 billion from BofA: Bloomberg

- The U.S. Department of Justice is asking Bank of America Corp to pay more than $13 billion to settle allegations the bank overstated the quality of mortgage bonds it sold during the housing bubble, according to Bloomberg News.

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GM says facing multiple probes into recent recalls

WASHINGTON - General Motors revealed on Thursday it is the subject of five different government probes related to its massive recalls, including two previously unreported investigations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a state prosecutor. | Video

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Strong durable goods orders buoy growth outlook

WASHINGTON - Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rose more than expected in March and a measure of business capital spending plans surged, bolstering views of an acceleration in growth in the second quarter.

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Trend-setter Apple's stock split could bring out the copycats

NEW YORK - Apple has long been a trend-setter whose hot products attract imitators, and now its recent stock split might help revive a trend from the 1990s that has all but disappeared on Wall Street.

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