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Southwest says flights not affected by fire at call center

CHICAGO (AP) — Southwest Airlines says it is re-routing calls to reservations after a boiler-room fire at a Chicago facility. An airline spokesman said Wednesday that no one was injured and the midmorning fire did not affect flights on the busy travel day before Thanksgiving. The fire was reported in a boiler room in the call center at Midway Airport. The spokesman says workers were evacuated and Southwest...

November 22, 2017

Washington state panel outlines risk of oil-by-rail terminal

SEATTLE (AP) — A major oil-by-rail terminal proposed on the Columbia River in Washington state poses a potential risk of oil spills, train accidents and longer emergency response times due to road traffic, an environmental study has found. Many of the risks could be decreased with certain mitigation measures, but the study released Tuesday outlined four areas where it said the impacts are significant and...

November 22, 2017

Energy companies rise with oil prices; other stocks snooze

NEW YORK (AP) — With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, U.S. stocks are little changed Wednesday after they finished at all-time highs the day before. The price of oil is rising on reports OPEC might extend its cuts in production, and energy companies are also up. Technology companies are taking losses as the two former halves of Hewlett-Packard both tumble. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500...

November 22, 2017

Fed minutes show general support for 3rd rate hike this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials generally believe that it'll soon be time for another increase in the Fed's key interest rate. However, a few felt any further rate hikes should be delayed until they see inflation moving higher, minutes of their last meeting revealed. Minutes of the Fed's Oct. 31-Nov. 1 released Wednesday showed that many officials believed a third rate hike this year will likely be warranted if incoming data leave the medium-term economic outlook unchanged. But "a few" officials remained worried that inflation has failed to accelerate toward the Fed's 2 percent goal as expected. They suggest that the central bank needs to remain cautious in pushing rates higher. The Fed...

November 22, 2017

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It's tax time for fund investors, even those doing nothing

NEW YORK (AP) — The end of the year can mean tax headaches for some mutual-fund investors, this year potentially more so than others. Companies have started to warn investors of distributions they'll make by the end of December. For anyone with a fund outside a tax-advantaged account, these payments can trigger a tax bill, even if they never sold any shares themselves. The biggest distributions typically come from actively managed funds, which are ones that try to beat index funds. Many investors are abandoning these kinds of funds, and the departures could lead to bigger-than-usual tax bills for those shareholders that remain. So could the stock market's record-setting performance since election...

November 22, 2017
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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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French far-right leader says party's bank shut its accounts

PARIS (AP) — Marine Le Pen, head of France's far-right National Front, said Wednesday that the party's long-time bank, Societe Generale, has closed its accounts in what she said amounts to a "banking fatwa" to suffocate the party. Le Pen claimed at a news conference Wednesday that the move is purely political and endangers the democratic process. She said a legal complaint would be filed against Societe...

November 22, 2017
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Forex Weekly Outlook

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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.

Trades for today are in the ProShares Short QQQ-PSQ and in the Forex...

August 28, 2017
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Markets Right Now: US indexes mostly lower in quiet trade

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45...

November 22, 2017
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As interest rates rise, banks are paying more for deposits

NEW YORK (AP) — Slowly, but surely, being a saver is paying off...

November 22, 2017
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Mortgage rates mixed: 30-year down, 15-year up

Long-term mortgage rates were mixed this week. The 30-year, fixed-rate...

November 22, 2017