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Markets Right Now: Stocks move higher on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks pushed higher as markets gain strength following a shaky run the last couple of weeks. Shares of technology companies, retailers and metals miners helped lead the way Tuesday. Apple rose 1.7 percent. Macy's rose 3 percent after announcing a restructuring and naming a former eBay executive as its...

August 22, 2017

How major US stock market indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks around the world jumped on Tuesday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 had its fourth-biggest gain of the year, as markets put a shaky last couple of weeks further behind them. On Tuesday: The S&P 500 rose 24.14 points, or 1 percent, to 2,452.51. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 196.14 points, or 0.9 percent, to 21,899.89. The Nasdaq composite rose 84.35, or 1.4 percent, to 6,297.48. The...

August 22, 2017

Trump's path to boosting infrastructure full of potholes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's road to getting legislation through Congress this year to restore the nation's crumbling infrastructure appears increasingly precarious. Trump has yet to release a plan despite his campaign pledge to create jobs by building bigger and better transportation and other types of infrastructure projects. Administration officials have said a plan will be released in the...

August 22, 2017

Ski resort owner will litigate damages, not contest charges

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A ski resort owner accused last year of massive fraud involving foreign investors' money will not contest the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges against him. A lawyer for Ariel Quiros, the owner of the Jay Peak Resort, said Tuesday that Quiros is not admitting nor denying anything and now will only litigate damages. "As far as Mr. Quiros is concerned he's interested in resolving everything," attorney Melissa Visconti said. Quiros and the then-president of Jay Peak, William Stenger, were accused last year by the SEC and by Vermont of misusing more than $200 million raised from foreign investors through the EB-5 visa program for developments at or near the ski...

August 22, 2017

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Game of Thrones: Can Night King win with top-down economy?

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was dragons vs. zombies in fiery combat during this week's "Game of Thrones," a battle that likely provides just a hint of what lies ahead in HBO's hit series. Yet the epic scene also raised an economic question: Can the White Walkers' command-and-control economy defeat their disorganized, squabbling Westerosi opponents? The Associated Press' economics team explores this question, as well as the growing rivalry between sisters Sansa and Arya Stark, in the latest episode of our audio series, "The Wealth of Westeros." We were joined by Carolyne Larrington , a professor of medieval English literature at Oxford. The icy, humanoid White Walkers have mobilized a...

August 22, 2017
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Trades for August 23, 2017.

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August 22, 2017
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Verizon tweaks prices, cuts video quality on unlimited plans

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version as wireless carriers battle each other for customers. All major carriers now offer unlimited plans after years of steering people toward paying extra for using more data. Verizon, like its rivals, will start charging more for higher-quality video while hoping to attract cost-conscious...

August 22, 2017
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Trades for August 22, 2017.

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Forex Weekly Outlook

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Stocks rise again, put shaky few weeks further behind them

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world pushed higher Tuesday, as markets...

August 22, 2017
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Ask Brianna: How do I help my parents pay off college debt?

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August 22, 2017
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Wisconsin governor touts Foxconn plant at UW Hospital

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is touting the potential that a...

August 22, 2017