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Long-delayed, budget-busting VA hospital to open in Colorado

DENVER (AP) — It's more than $1 billion over budget and five years behind schedule, but an elaborate new veterans hospital is finally opening in suburban Denver on Saturday with the promise of state-of-the-art medical care. The $1.7 billion Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center made it through nearly a decade of management blunders, legal battles, federal investigations and congressional...

July 20, 2018

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stocks inched lower Friday as bond yields jumped, a shift that helped banks but hurt companies that pay big dividends. The dollar fell after President Donald Trump said China is manipulating its currency. On Friday: The S&P 500 index slid 2.66 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,801.83. The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated 6.38 points to 25,058.12. The Nasdaq composite shed 5.10 points, or 0.1...

July 20, 2018

Colleges ask for a share of future salary in lieu of loans

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — As more students balk at the debt loads they face after graduation, some colleges are offering an alternative: We'll pay your tuition if you offer us a percentage of your future salary. Norwich University announced Tuesday that it will become the latest school to offer this type of contract, known as an income share agreement. Norwich's program is starting out on a small scale, mainly...

July 20, 2018

Contractor gets prison term for defrauding Sandy victims

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A contractor convicted of scamming dozens of New Jersey homeowners out of nearly $2 million following Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison. Jamie Lawson must also pay $1,860,981 in restitution under the sentence imposed Friday. Lawson had pleaded guilty last October to money laundering and theft charges. But his sentencing had been postponed numerous times since then as he contemplated taking back his guilty plea. Ocean County prosecutors say the 43-year-old Brick resident moved to New Jersey shortly after Sandy hammered the state in 2012. He soon contracted with dozens of homeowners whose residences were damaged by the storm, then either did little...

July 20, 2018

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World stocks mixed under pressure of more US tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mixed Friday as deliberations over more U.S. tariffs on European countries and China weighed on sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX added 0.1 percent to 12,693.80 while France's CAC 40 dropped 0.1 percent at 5,409.22 on Friday. Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.2 percent to 7,700.71. U.S. indexes were poised to open slightly lower. S&P 500 futures dipped less than 0.1...

July 20, 2018
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US probes complaints that some Ford Escapes overheat, stall

DETROIT (AP) — Federal safety investigators are looking into complaints that engines on some Ford Escape vehicles can overheat and suddenly stall while being driven. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents posted on its website Friday that it has 40 complaints from consumers about stalling, including two alleging that the engines caught fire. The investigation covers about 127,000 Escape small SUVs in the U.S. from the 2013 model year that have 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engines. Investigators will determine the cause of the engine stalling, how often the problem happens, which vehicles are affected and whether a recall is warranted. Ford said in a statement...

July 20, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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September 05, 2017
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Markets Right Now: Microsoft leads gains for tech stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stock indexes are edging higher on Wall Street as Microsoft leads gains for the technology sector. Microsoft rose 2.5 percent Friday after reporting a strong quarter for its cloud computing division. Industrial conglomerate Honeywell was also up 4.1 percent after easily beating analysts' profit forecasts. State...

July 20, 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.

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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Trump heightens tariff threat in trade war with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday escalated his threats...

July 20, 2018
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Stocks wobble, dollar slips as traders shrug off trade talk

NEW YORK (AP) — US stocks are drifting between small gains and losses as...

July 20, 2018
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The Latest: Trump slams Fed, trading partners

The Latest on rising trade tensions following comments by President Donald...

July 20, 2018