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D-Rays release Gooden, Stocker

...The Tampa Bay Devil Rays released Gooden and shortstop Kevin Stocker Thursday and recalled infielder Felix Martinez and selected...former Cy Young Award winner an opportunity to pitch at home. Stocker has committed 11 errors in 40 games this season. Also, left-hander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/26/bas_290129.shtml
Baseball
US homebuilder confidence soars in September

...while new home orders vaulted 23 percent. Its shares added $2.66, or 6.8 percent, to $41.79 in morning trading. The stock has risen 19 percent in the last 12 months.In the latest NAHB index, which was based on responses from 317 builders, builder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/us-homebuilder-confidence-
Speculation swirls around Fed meeting, interest rates

...rates have helped the economy, cheered the stock market and shrunk mortgage rates. A rate...bond purchases before year's end, the stock market plunged over two days. And bond rates...major player in supporting the rise in the stock market, and that makes the markets highly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/speculation-swirls-around-
FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

...from a year ago, thanks partly to a strong performance by its ground division.Its results beat analysts' estimates. The stock climbed before the market open on Wednesday.FedEx is getting a boost from the growth in online shopping, which generates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/fedex-add-50000-seasonal-j
Is Federal Reserve really driving stock prices? The assumption is dubious

...sometimes used to buy stocks. But the mere act of purchasing stocks tells us nothing about its effect on stock prices. Once such a dollar...enthusiasm for acquiring stocks.Obviously, this scenario brings higher stock prices. Of course, history...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-14/federal-reserve-
Fans showing their pride in Georgia Southern

...and against Georgia Tech, coupled with the win in the 2013 season-finale against Florida, have Georgia Southern's stock rising.Don't look now, but very few in Statesboro see the Eagles finishing eighth out of 11 teams in the Sun Belt Conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-15/fans-showing-their-pride-
Augusta mother pleads guilty to manslaughter in son's death

...manslaughter and cruelty to children.Lisa J. Stocker, 39, admitted in Richmond County Superior...she was responsible for the toddler.Stocker was initially charged with murder but...the sentencing recommendation, telling Stocker that she has become an extreme example...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-11-14/augusta-mother-pleads-
Mrs. Maureen Stocker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Ga. - In loving memory of Maureen Margaret Stocker, beloved wife of Charles Stocker, Jr., entered into rest on Wednesday, June...other than her husband are three sons, Charles Stocker III of Aiken, S.C.; Jeffrey (Lisa) Stocker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/17/obi_456282.shtml
Obituaries
Mrs. Maureen Stocker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Ga. - In loving memory of Maureen Margaret Stocker, beloved wife of Charles Stocker, Jr., entered into rest on Wednesday, June...other than her husband are three sons, Charles Stocker III of Aiken, S.C.; Jeffrey (Lisa) Stocker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/18/obi_456355.shtml
Obituaries
As stocks rise, investors question if it's time to cash out

...Many experts think stocks are about to drop...buying back their own stock.The bears argue that stocks already reflect years...payments on bonds, making stocks look more attractive...increases small, the stock market might shrug it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/stocks-rise-investors-ques