S&P down slightly, led by energy and financials; Dow, Nasdaq up

- The S&P 500 was down slightly on Friday as investors paused after several days of gains, led by declines in the energy sector as oil prices were largely unchanged. | Video

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Dow Jones discloses data breach

- Dow Jones & Co disclosed on Friday a breach of its systems that put payment card and contact information of about 3,500 individuals at risk.

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U.S. import prices point to smaller drag on inflation

WASHINGTON - U.S. import prices fell only slightly in September, offset by recovering oil prices, suggesting a slowdown in the rate of imported deflation is occurring which may eventually allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.

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United ready for rival's overseas flights from Houston: executive

- United Airlines will be competitive in Houston even as budget rival Southwest Airlines launches its first international flights from the Texas city next week, the company's chief revenue officer said Friday in an interview.

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Oil little changed after choppy trade, WTI ends at 11-week high

NEW YORK - Oil prices remained little changed in choppy trade on Friday as traders flip-flopped between the negative fundamentals of persistent oversupply and support cushions from a sixth weekly decline in U.S. oil rig counts.

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Wal-Mart changes CFO, gets new chief merchant in latest shuffle

- Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Friday named a new chief financial officer and installed a chief merchant, marking the latest shuffling of its management ranks as the retailer grapples with sluggish earnings.

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