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How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

Stocks ended modestly higher Monday, nudging the Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average to record highs. Technology stocks accounted for most of the gains. Health care stocks also rose, making up for losses in banks and industrial companies. Traders also had their eye on bitcoin futures on their first day of trading. On Monday: The S&P 500 index rose 8.49 points, or 0.3 percent,...

December 11, 2017

Asian shares fall back as investors cautious over Fed, China

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as investors stepped back after several days of advances, erasing early gains. Markets are awaiting the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday and the outcome of a major Chinese planning conference. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.3 percent to 22,866.17 while South Korea's Kospi dropped 0.5 percent to 2,458.56. The Hang Seng index in Hong...

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US stocks edge higher in morning trading; oil prices rise

U.S. stock indexes edged higher in morning trading Monday as gains in technology and energy companies outweighed losses among banks and makers of packaged foods and other consumer goods. Bitcoin futures began trading. Oil prices rose. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,654 as of 11:17 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 21 points, or...

December 11, 2017

Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street got its first taste of bitcoin on Monday, with the price of the first-ever futures contract for the digital currency jumping 20 percent. It's a step forward for the bitcoin, which has soared this year despite concerns that the surge of investor interest has transformed it from a new-age currency into just the latest speculative bubble. One prominent securities regulator warned that people were now taking out second mortgages on their homes to buy bitcoin. The January contract for bitcoin futures closed at $18,545 on the Cboe Futures Exchange. Trading began Sunday and the price rose as high as $18,850, according to data from the Cboe. The bitcoin futures first day of trading...

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Liz Weston: Refusing to pay could hurt you more than them

Oh, the injustice of it all. Who among us hasn't felt abused as a consumer? We get billed for stuff we didn't receive, or that doesn't work, or that didn't live up to its hype. Companies charge us unexpected fees and insist the costs were revealed in the fine print. Health insurers take customer disservice to a whole new, awful level, inexplicably refusing to pay for services they promised to cover and deluging us with impossible-to-decrypt paperwork. It's understandable if you feel that enough is enough. But taking a righteous stand against paying an unfair bill can boomerang on you — hard. Here are some situations where you might be tempted to refuse to pay, and what you might want to consider doing...

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Trump to pitch tax plan; Treasury offers rosy estimate

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