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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

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...

July 20, 2018

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...

July 20, 2018

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 hearings. Lawmakers were so angry they stripped the VA of the authority to manage big projects in the future and gave it to the Army's construction experts, the Corps of Engineers. Veterans say they are frustrated by the slow and tortuous path the VA followed but relieved the hospital is finally done. "The cost...

July 20, 2018

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China's yuan falls against dollar, helping exporters

BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank is allowing its tightly controlled currency to drift lower against the dollar, a move that could help Chinese exporters cope with U.S. tariff hikes but also might reignite an outflow of capital Beijing spent months trying to stanch. On Friday, the yuan dipped to a 12-month low of 6.8 to the dollar, off by 7.6 percent since mid-February. The slide comes amid a deepening...

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 traders shrug off the latest trade threats from President Donald Trump and focus on company earnings reports, which contained some better-than-expected results from big names including Microsoft. Industrial conglomerate Honeywell is also higher. General Electric fell after saying its power business is still struggling. The dollar fell and bond yields rose. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index picked up 1 point to 2,805 as of 10:20 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 9 points to 25,074. The Nasdaq composite rose 24 points, or 0.3 percent, to 7,849. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks was little...

July 20, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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Trump heightens tariff threat in trade war with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday escalated his threats to punish China for its trade policies, warning anew that he's prepared to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports and arguing that Beijing has manipulated its currency at the expense of the United States. In a taped interview with the business channel CNBC, Trump warning, "I'm willing to go to 500," meaning he's prepared ultimately to...

July 20, 2018
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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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August 28, 2017
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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...

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
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World stocks mixed under pressure of more US tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mixed Friday as deliberations over...

July 20, 2018