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Puerto Rico gov signs bill to privatize power company assets

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor signed a historic bill on Wednesday to privatize the U.S. territory's troubled power company in a move many hope will help minimize power outages that have followed Hurricane Maria and stabilize the production and distribution of energy amid an 11-year-old recession. The bill allows Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority to sell its power generation plants as...

June 20, 2018

US stocks rise as trade fears ebb and tech companies lead

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday, led by technology and media companies, as global markets let go of some of their fears about the growing trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Still, investors are favoring the companies they think are less vulnerable to tariffs. Twenty-First Century Fox is jumping after Disney agreed to buy Fox's entertainment businesses for more than $71.3 billion, topping...

June 20, 2018

Markets Right Now: Stocks mostly higher, led by tech, media

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 12:05 p.m. U.S. stocks are mostly higher Wednesday as technology and media companies lead a recovery from the turbulent trading seen the day before. The S&P 500 index is rising 8 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,771. The Nasdaq composite is up 65 points, or 0.9 percent, to 7,790. The Russell 2000 index of smaller stocks is...

June 20, 2018

U-Haul company, employee charged in food truck explosion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Almost four years after a Philadelphia food truck exploded into a fireball killing a woman and her teenage daughter, a U-Haul subsidiary and the general manager of one of its Philadelphia stores have been indicted. The U.S. Attorney's office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced the charges of violating federal hazardous materials regulations against the U-Haul Company of Pennsylvania and Miguel Rivera this week. A lawyer for the company declined comment Wednesday. A lawyer for Rivera says he has consistently maintained his innocence. Investigators say food truck owner, Olga Galdamez, took her propane tanks to U-Haul where they were filled despite being old and damaged....

June 20, 2018

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Asian stocks take a breather from trade tensions; markets up

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened to impose on one another, focusing on positive housing data instead. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 1.2 percent to 22,540.07 and South Korea's Kospi gained 1.4 percent to 2,373.50. Hong Kong's Hang Seng rebounded 1.5 percent to 29,908.50 and the Shanghai...

June 20, 2018
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Fed chair signals gradual rate hikes in tame inflation era

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Federal Reserve will likely keep raising short-term interest rates at only a gradual pace, Fed chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday, partly because there are few signs, so far, that the ultra-low U.S. unemployment rate is pushing up inflation. In a speech in Portugal, Powell said that with the unemployment rate at an 18-year low of 3.8 percent and inflation near the Fed's 2 percent target, the case for continued gradual increases in rates "is strong." Still, Powell suggested that the Fed is unlikely to accelerate its increases out of concern that the low unemployment rate will lead to accelerated inflation. An ultra-low jobless rate in the past has at times pushed up inflation...

June 20, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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Central bank chiefs of 4 major nations raise trade concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of the central banks of four major economies expressed alarm Wednesday that multiple trade conflicts are threatening to slow global growth. The officials said at a conference in Portugal that the escalating trade fights involving the United States, China and Europe could erode business confidence, lead companies to delay investment and hurt the global economy. The central bank...

June 20, 2018
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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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How to navigate confusing gov't loan forgiveness program

The government created the public service loan forgiveness program with a...

June 20, 2018
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Edmunds: How to avoid fraud when buying a car online

Imagine that you are looking for a used car on a popular site, such as...

June 20, 2018
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Banking by smart speaker arrives, but security issues exist

NEW YORK (AP) — Hey Alexa, what's my bank account balance? Big banks and...

June 20, 2018