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Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting...investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand...dramatic turnaround in sentiment since Apple's shares reached its previous split-adjusted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/apples-stock-bounces-back-
Bank of America reaches $17 billion settlement with U.S. over sale of securities

...of foreclosures, kicking off the recession that began in late 2007. The cash totals now being paid by some of the country's largest banks are not nearly enough to reverse the damages caused by the bursting of the housing bubble and the ensuing recession...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/bank-america-reaches-17-bi
Lakeside-North Augusta is 'Chronicle' Game of the Week

...night, and a matchup between two of the area's top teams will be The Augusta Chronicle's Game of the Week.Lakeside travels across the Savannah...photos.The game will feature some of the area's top talent.While quarterback Trib Reece has been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-20/lakeside-nor
Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers

...breach, a botched Canadian expansion and sluggish U.S. sales.The nation's third-largest retailer also said Wednesday that its...earnings per share came in a penny short of Target's reduced estimate, issued earlier this month.The latest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-20/target-cuts-outloo
Some Fed officials want to slow economic help soon

...Some Federal Reserve officials think the U.S. economy is improving fast enough that the...thought to slow the extraordinary support it's been providing through ultra-low interest rates.Minutes of the Fed's discussion at its July 29-30 meeting released...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/some-fed-officials-want-sl
Domestic oil production prompts North Augusta business to expand

...course of the next year, True said."It's a great day when I see jobs being created," said U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-Laurens. "I see energy...highlighted in a New York Times article on the U.S. women's soccer team at the London games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-20/domestic-oi
McDonald's to sell packaged coffee nationally in push to highlight coffee in US restaurants

NEW YORK - McDonald's plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets nationally...intended to help raise the profile of the coffee sold at its U.S. restaurants.The world's biggest hamburger chain has made a deal with Kraft Foods to manufacture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-19/mcdonalds-sell-packaged-co
Justin Upton, Braves spoil Andrew McCutchen's return to Pirates

...Upton went 2 for 4 with five RBI in Atlanta's 11-3 thrashing over Pittsburgh on Tuesday...five in a row and are 7-3 during Upton's current 10-game hitting streak."He gets...he can carry us," Gonzalez said. "He's done that a few months so it's nice to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-19/justin-upton-braves-spoi
Richmond County Sheriff's Office investigating 2 burglaries

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating two burglaries at businesses early Tuesday...incident report.About 15 minutes later, an alarm was activated at Fred's, 2416 Windsor Spring Road.Surveillance video showed a man in a bandana...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-20/richmond-county-sherif
Matt Kuchar's quest for slip-and-slide ultimately kept him out of PGA Championship

...were injured during the PGA, leading U.S. captain Tom Watson to say they were "falling...I'm on, it makes me appreciate what he's done in the past," McIlroy said. "I mean...phenomenal to keep a run like this going and he's done way more than me. It makes you appreciate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-19/matt-kuchars-quest-slip-and-