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US stocks typically ride midterm elections to solid gains

Regardless of how midterm elections turn out, Wall Street usually ends up a big winner. The S&P 500, the stock market's benchmark index, has climbed in the 12 months after each of the midterm elections going back to 1946. That's 18 elections, many of which ended up shuffling the balance of power in Congress. "It turns out that under every political makeup in Washington, stocks have gone up and the economy...

October 18, 2018

Lawyer: Evidence shows coaches knew of NCAA family payouts

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a longtime Adidas employee urged jurors Thursday to use common sense and evidence to conclude college basketball coaches like Bill Self at Kansas and Rick Pitino at Louisville knew shoe companies were paying money to families of elite athletes to steer them to their schools. Attorney Michael Schachter, representing Adidas sports marketing manager James "Jim" Gatto, cited testimony...

October 19, 2018

Markets Right Now: Stocks move broadly lower on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are dropping on Wall Street as industrial companies drop following some disappointing third-quarter reports. Aircraft maker Textron dropped 9 percent Thursday after its profit and sales fell far short of analyst forecasts. Tool and diagnostic equipment company Snap-On lost 8.2 percent after it reported weak...

October 18, 2018

Dow Jones Industrial Average falls more than 300 points, its sixth drop in the last eight days

NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones Industrial Average falls more than 300 points, its sixth drop in the last eight days.

October 18, 2018

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MoviePass operations under investigation by New York AG

NEW YORK (AP) — The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass discount service for theater tickets is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations that it misled investors. Parent company Helios and Matheson of New York said in a prepared statement that it is aware of the investigation, but that it believes, "our public disclosures have been complete, timely and truthful and we have not...

October 18, 2018
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Stocks skid as interest rates rise and earnings disappoint

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Thursday as interest rates resume their upward climb and several industrial companies post disappointing third-quarter results. Interest rates started rising a day ago after the Federal Reserve released minutes showing that a minority of its leaders think interest rates will need to keep rising to a level that slightly restricts economic growth. That would affect stocks because it means smaller corporate profits and less spending by consumers. Aircraft maker Textron and tool maker Snap-On both slumped after their quarterly reports, and other big manufacturers also traded lower. Technology companies and drugmakers skidded, but high-dividend companies including...

October 18, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

Trades for today are in the ProShares Short S&P 500-SH and in the...

September 05, 2017
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Latest: Jury acquits workers in Kansas waterslide death case

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two maintenance workers charged with misleading investigators after a 10-year-old boy was killed on a waterslide at a Kansas water park (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Two Kansas water park workers have been found not guilty of lying during an investigation into the decapitation death of a 10-year-old boy on a waterslide. Jurors on Thursday acquitted David...

October 18, 2018
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Forex Weekly Outlook

A complete look at the week ahead in the Forex market.

September 03, 2017
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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
stocks

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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A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates dipped slightly, taking a pause after weeks...

October 18, 2018
stocks

4,000 evacuated in California as underground gas fire burns

BAY POINT, California (AP) — A fire that ignited in an underground natural...

October 18, 2018
stocks

The Latest: Fire burning in California gas storage area

BAY POINT, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fire threatening a natural gas...

October 18, 2018