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US indexes slide again; sporting goods companies stumble

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks continue to skid Friday as sporting goods makers and retailers continue to take sharp losses. Investors did not like what they heard from Foot Locker and Hibbett Sports. Health care and household goods companies are also falling. European markets continue to decline after terrorist attacks in Spain. Stocks are coming off their biggest loss in three months. KEEPING SCORE: The...

August 18, 2017

How major US stock market indexes fared Friday

U.S. stocks slumped in the final minutes of trading Friday and ended a rough week with more losses. Bad news from sporting goods retailers weighed on the market. On Friday: The S&P 500 retreated 4.46 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,425.55. The Dow Jones industrial average declined 76.22 points, or 0.3 percent, to 21,674.51. The Nasdaq composite sank 5.39 points, or 0.1 percent, to 6,216.53. The Russell...

August 18, 2017

3 pension funds sue 6 big banks over stock-lending business

NEW YORK (AP) — Three public pension funds are suing six Wall Street banks, saying the banks overcharged investors in what's known as the stock loan market. The suit is being brought by the Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System, the Orange County Employees Retirement System and the Sonoma County Employees' Retirement Association. Those being sued are Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, UBS, Credit Suisse, Morgan...

August 18, 2017

Recalls this week: baby rattles, boots, batteries

Baby rattles that pose a choking hazard to children are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include boots and batteries in refurbished phones. Here's a more detailed look: BABY RATTLES DETAILS: BRIO soft hammer baby rattle toys. They have a wooden handle with a white plastic teething ring at one end and a red, yellow, white and green hammer head at the other end. BRIO is stamped on the hammer head. The rattle is about 5 inches long. They were sold at Home Goods, Kidding Around, Nordstrom and other specialty toy and mass retailer stores nationwide and at Amazon.com, from March 2015 through June 2017. WHY: The wooden rings on the hammer rattles can crack, posing a choking hazard to...

August 18, 2017

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Regulators propose $183M settlement with student loan firm

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators have proposed a $183.3 million settlement with a student loan company that authorities allege engaged in predatory lending practices. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit and settlement against Aequitas Capital Management, a private equity fund that purchased or funded $230 million in loans to students at Corinthian Colleges. Corinthian was a private college that went out of business in 2015 on allegations of fraud. Under the proposed settlement, Aequitas would forgive $183.3 million in loans or reduce the size of the loans. Approximately 41,000 students could be eligible for the settlement. The law firms handling Aequitas' bankruptcy were not...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks start lower a day after sharp loss

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening with small losses as a steep slump for farm equipment maker Deere hurts industrial companies. Deere fell 7.2 percent Friday after its third-quarter sales came up short of Wall Street estimates. Banks also fell as bond yields continued to decline. Lincoln National lost 1 percent. Athletic gear...

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Asian shares track Wall Street slide; Spain attack weighs

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FAA changes San Francisco landing rules after close call

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Lawyer: Woman didn't exploit glitch, she just spotted a deal

BRICK, N.J. (AP) — The lawyer for a woman accused of exploiting a glitch...

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