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Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers. Water from melting snow is rushing into the Arkansas River in central Colorado, thanks to a surprisingly wet winter in the towering peaks where the river begins, state and federal officials say. Some of...

May 20, 2018

This Week: Fed minutes, home sales, durable goods orders

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: READING BETWEEN THE LINES The Federal Reserve releases minutes from its most recent policymakers' meeting on Wednesday. At the meeting earlier this month, the panel left the central bank's key policy rate unchanged at a still-low level of 1.5 to 1.75 percent. The Fed last hiked the rate in March, and many economists expect...

May 21, 2018

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

The major U.S. stock indexes finished mixed Friday as declines in banks and technology companies offset gains elsewhere in the market. Energy companies also declined as crude oil prices closed lower. Bond prices rose, sending yields lower. Industrial and health care companies were among the big gainers. On Friday: The S&P 500 index fell 7.16 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,712.97. The Dow Jones industrial...

May 18, 2018

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing uncertainty. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 23,042.54. Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 1.2 percent to 31,423.99, while Shanghai Composite Index advanced 0.8 percent to 3,217.93. South Korea's Kospi added 0.3 percent to 2,467.36. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 inched down 0.1 percent to 6,081.10. Stocks in Southeast Asia were mostly higher. TRADE TALKS: The U.S. and China concluded their two days of trade negotiations with an agreement not to impose tariffs on each other, pulling back from the brink...

May 21, 2018

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From chicken to condoms, marketers cash in on royal wedding

If British marketers are to be believed, nothing is a better royal wedding tribute than a limited-edition bucket of fried chicken chased with a bottle or two of Royal Wedding pale ale. Estimates are that consumers will spend between 40 million pounds to 70 million pounds ($54 million to $94 million) on royal wedding-related merchandise, including commemorative mugs, plates, coins and posters. If you're...

May 18, 2018
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Nuclear plant shuts down unexpectedly in Washington state

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A nuclear power plant in southeastern Washington shut down unexpectedly Friday. The Tri-City Herald reports the Columbia Generating Station's systems detected a problem having to do with electrical distribution and automatically shut the plant down at 6:51 a.m. Authorities said there is no risk to the public. The 1,207-megawatt plant is the only commercially operated nuclear power plant in the Pacific Northwest and produces enough electricity to power a city the size of Seattle. Plant officials are investigating the issue, which involved the main transformer and the electricity distribution system, John Dobken said, spokesman for Energy Northwest. The exact cause...

May 18, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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Company says no workers missing in Texas plant explosion

HOUSTON (AP) — A company says it has accounted for all of its workers at a chemical plant near Houston where an explosion happened. Kuraray America Eval says in a news release that six people at the plant in Pasadena were being treated Saturday for non-life threatening injuries and all of the approximately 250 workers at the site have been accounted for. It says the fire is out and there is no threat to the...

May 19, 2018
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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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August 29, 2017
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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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August 28, 2017
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Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

WASHINGTON (AP) — China is sending conciliatory signals as U.S. and...

May 18, 2018
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Recalls this week: chain saws, crayons, pottery wheels

More than a million chain saws are being recalled because they have a...

May 18, 2018
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Former bank execs seek acquittal after fraud convictions

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Four former executives for the only financial...

May 18, 2018