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This Week: Fed meeting, jobless claims, Costco earnings

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: Rate hike? Investors believe the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at a two-day meeting that wraps up Wednesday. At its last meeting in November the panel decided to keep the Fed's benchmark interest rate unchanged in a low range of 1 percent to 1.25 percent. With the economy on solid footing, the Fed is expected to...

December 11, 2017

US stocks edge higher in morning trading; oil prices rise

U.S. stock indexes edged higher in morning trading Monday as gains in technology and energy companies outweighed losses among banks and makers of packaged foods and other consumer goods. Bitcoin futures began trading. Oil prices rose. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,654 as of 11:17 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 21 points, or...

December 11, 2017

Asian investors embrace bitcoin, but regulators are wary

HONG KONG (AP) — The weekend launch of a U.S. futures contract for bitcoin reflects widespread acceptance of the virtual currency, especially among investors in Asia, though regulators are wary. Japan and South Korea are among the world's top five markets for bitcoin trading, according to sites that track trading volume by currency. Here's a glance at the digital currency's rise in some of the region's major...

December 11, 2017

Liz Weston: Refusing to pay could hurt you more than them

Oh, the injustice of it all. Who among us hasn't felt abused as a consumer? We get billed for stuff we didn't receive, or that doesn't work, or that didn't live up to its hype. Companies charge us unexpected fees and insist the costs were revealed in the fine print. Health insurers take customer disservice to a whole new, awful level, inexplicably refusing to pay for services they promised to cover and deluging us with impossible-to-decrypt paperwork. It's understandable if you feel that enough is enough. But taking a righteous stand against paying an unfair bill can boomerang on you — hard. Here are some situations where you might be tempted to refuse to pay, and what you might want to consider doing...

December 11, 2017

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Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report

TOKYO (AP) — Share prices were higher in Asia on Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that took the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its third straight weekly gain on Friday despite weakness earlier in the week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index climbed 0.6 percent to 22,983.73 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index gained 1.0 percent to 28,923.94. The S&P ASX 200 in Australia edged 0.1 percent higher to 6,030.01 and the Shanghai Composite index added 0.9 percent to 3,318.87. South Korea's Kospi picked up 0.3 percent at 2,471.49. India's Sensex rose 0.2 percent to 33,329.96 and shares in Southeast Asia also were higher. WALL STREET: U.S. shares climbed after the jobs...

December 11, 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...

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Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly higher

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening mostly higher on Wall Street led by gains in technology and energy stocks. Advanced Micro Devices rose 1.5 percent in early trading Monday and Chesapeake Energy rose 2.2 percent. Trading in Bitcoin futures began Sunday. They fell slightly in early trading Monday from their overnight high. The futures contract...

December 11, 2017
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Forex Weekly Outlook

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

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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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Smoke alarm sets off fire scare in Austrian Alpine tunnel

BERLIN (AP) — A fire alarm inside a railway tunnel being built under the...

December 11, 2017
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Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report

TOKYO (AP) — Share prices were higher in Asia on Monday, lifted by...

December 11, 2017
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Hiccup for German high-speed line on 1st regular service day

BERLIN (AP) — German rail operator Deutsche Bahn has experienced an...

December 10, 2017