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Business owner faces backlash for attending Trump signing

AGAWAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts business owner photographed last week with President Donald Trump is facing heavy criticism. Dave's Soda and Pet City owner Dave Ratner was among retailers at the White House on Thursday for Trump's signing of an executive order authorizing changes to the Affordable Care Act. Ratner can be seen smiling behind the Republican president in a picture of the event. The...

October 16, 2017

How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

U.S. stocks finished slightly higher Monday, extending a record-setting run for the stock market into a sixth straight week. Financial and technology stocks had some of the biggest gains. Energy companies also rose along with crude oil prices. Health care stocks declined the most. On Monday: The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 4.47 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,557.64. The Dow Jones industrial average...

October 16, 2017

Crews search air, water for missing worker after blast

KENNER, La. (AP) — Authorities searched by air and water Monday for a contractor who disappeared when an oil and gas platform exploded on a lake near New Orleans. Seven people were injured, including three who were in critical condition, authorities said. The Coast Guard reported that a fire aboard the structure was out by midday and there were no signs of pollution visible from the air. A Coast Guard...

October 16, 2017

Wolf blames Trump, Congress for spiking health coverage cost

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's administration on Monday blamed President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress for a sharp increase in the cost of health insurance that will take effect next year for some of the 500,000-plus people who buy individual plans in Pennsylvania. Wolf's administration released the approved 2018 rates Monday, saying the average weighted premium increase for an individual plan sold through the Healthcare.gov marketplace or a broker will be just over 30 percent. The increase would have been less than 8 percent if Trump had not halted cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers — a move announced last week — or created uncertainty around the fate of the...

October 16, 2017

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Ruby Tuesday chain to be taken private in $146 million deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Ruby Tuesday is being acquired for about $146 million in a deal that will take the struggling chain private. Like other sit-down restaurant chains, Ruby Tuesday has lost customers to cheaper, faster and more casual places. Comparable-store sales at Ruby Tuesday have fallen for six consecutive quarters and the company has not reported a quarterly profit in two years, even as it has made tweaks its menu and made small changes, like adding salad bars, in an attempt to boost traffic. The private-equity firm NRD Capital said Monday that it will pay $2.40 for each share, a 21 percent premium from the chain's closing price of $1.99 on Friday. When debt is included, the companies value the deal...

October 16, 2017
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

Trades for today are in the ProShares Short S&P 500-SH and in the...

September 05, 2017
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Forest-thinning project saved homes but highlights obstacles

SISTERS, Ore. (AP) — Lightning started a forest fire one August afternoon near this Oregon tourist town, and it was spreading fast. Residents in outlying areas evacuated as flames marched toward their homes. Just a few months earlier, the U.S. Forest Service and a group of locals representing environmental, logging and recreational interests arranged to thin part of the overgrown forest, creating a buffer zone...

October 16, 2017
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Forex Weekly Outlook

A complete look at the week ahead in the Forex market.

September 03, 2017
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Trades for August 30, 2017.

Trades for today are in the Boston Scientific-BSX stock in the U.S...

August 29, 2017
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Trades for August 29, 2017.

Trades for today are in the ProShares Short QQQ-PSQ and in the Forex...

August 28, 2017
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State expecting hundreds of applications for hay-hauling aid

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Agriculture Department is expecting...

October 16, 2017
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Markets Right Now: Banks, tech lead stocks slightly higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times...

October 16, 2017
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Financials, tech companies lead US stocks slightly higher

U.S. stocks edged higher in morning trading Monday, adding to the market's...

October 16, 2017