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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Energy companies and oil prices took their worst losses in months Friday on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Stock indexes finished an indecisive week with small losses. On Friday: The S&P 500 index slipped 6.43 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,721.33. The Dow Jones industrial average shed 58.67 points, or 0.2 percent, to 24,753.09. The Nasdaq composite gained 9.42 points, or 0.1...

May 25, 2018

Problem with container spurs evacuation at nuke waste dump

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Workers had to evacuate the U.S. government's only underground nuclear waste repository after finding a container of waste misaligned inside its packaging, but officials confirmed Friday that no radiation was released. It marked another problem for the New Mexico facility where a drum of radioactive waste leaked in 2014 and shut down operations for nearly three years. The leak...

May 26, 2018

Women CEOs still a rarity, but pay tops that of men

Female CEOs remain scarce at the biggest publicly traded companies but those who hold the top job receive pay competitive with male peers. Women make up only 5 percent of the CEO ranks at S&P 500 companies. Yet median compensation for a female CEO was valued at $13.5 million for the 2017 fiscal year, versus $11.5 million for their male counterparts, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar...

May 25, 2018

Bill to create health care price controls in California dies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A proposal to create government price controls in California for surgeries, hospital stays, doctor visits and other health care services died Friday when it failed to clear a key committee, but the author says he plans to bring it back next year. The measure was a longshot from the beginning, but it drew national attention from health care policy observers. Hospitals, doctors and other influential health care providers lobbied intensely against the bill, which they said would lead to longer waits for medical care. The bill has helped to change the national debate over health care costs and brought a wide variety of health care interests to the table, said Assemblyman Ash Kalra,...

May 25, 2018

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For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers. The pay increase matches the bump that CEOs received in 2016, according to salary, stock and other compensation data analyzed by Equilar for The...

May 25, 2018
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Oil prices and energy companies tumble; other stocks rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies and oil prices are sinking again Friday morning on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Overall U.S. stocks are slightly lower as falling bond yields put pressure on banks, but they are helping dividend-payers like household goods makers. Airlines are climbing as investors anticipate lower fuel costs. Gap is tumbling after it had a weak first quarter as its namesake brand continued to struggle. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index slid 3 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,724 as of 11:30 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 15 points, or 0.1 percent, to 24,795. The Nasdaq composite climbed 17 points, or 0.2 percent, to 7,442 as technology...

May 25, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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'Smart' gadgets: Ways to minimize privacy and security risks

NEW YORK (AP) — Revelations that an Amazon Echo smart speaker inadvertently sent a family's private conversation to an acquaintance shows the risks that come with new technologies. According to Amazon, the Echo's Alexa voice assistant misheard a word as "Alexa" — a trigger to activate the device — and interpreted subsequent conversation as a "send message" request. That conversation in a home in Portland,...

May 25, 2018
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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.

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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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Recalls this week: strollers, compact utility loaders

A line of strollers that fail to meet federal safety standards are among...

May 25, 2018
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Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned Friday that the Fed's...

May 25, 2018
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Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly lower

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

May 25, 2018