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Wisconsin frack sand sludge spill reaches Mississippi River

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Wisconsin officials were testing for environmental and health hazards Thursday after an accident at a frack sand mine sent millions of gallons of sludge into waterways, tinting them orange as the thick plume traveled downstream into the Mississippi River. A contractor's bulldozer slid into a pond earlier this week at the Hi-Crush mine in the western Wisconsin town of Whitehall, leading to an...

May 25, 2018

Agency: Texas chemical plant unprepared for Harvey floods

DALLAS (AP) — The federal agency that investigates industrial accidents offered muted criticism Thursday of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded during Hurricane Harvey and partially exploded. Crews for Arkema Inc. worked "to the best of their ability" to keep equipment that cooled and stabilized its organic peroxides from losing power as six feet of water engulfed the plant last August, said Mark...

May 25, 2018

A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, continuing at their highest levels in seven years. This week Last week Year ago 30-year fixed 4.66 4.61 3.95 15-year fixed 4.15 4.08 3.19 5-year adjustable 3.87 3.82 3.07

May 24, 2018

Study: Some public pensions funds could run dry in downturn

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Many pension funds for public workers already owe far more in retirement benefits than they have in the bank, and the problem will only grow worse if the economy slows down, according to a report released Thursday. The study from The Pew Charitable Trusts found that the New Jersey and Kentucky funds are in such perilous shape that they risk running dry. "Even after eight years of economic recovery — eight straight years of stock market gains — the public pension plans are more vulnerable than they've ever been to the next recession," researcher Greg Mennis said in an interview. Governments have been ramping up contributions to the funds to help cover the promises they've made...

May 25, 2018

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Stocks slide as Trump says North Korean meeting is canceled

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are skidding Thursday after President Donald Trump said he is canceling a planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Energy companies are falling along with oil prices as investors respond to reports the nations of OPEC may start producing more oil. Car companies including Fiat Chrysler and Toyota are falling as the Trump administration considered tariffs on imported cars...

May 24, 2018
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At least 1 dead after equipment explodes at Louisiana plant

PINEVILLE, La. (AP) — At least one person is dead after an equipment explosion occurred at the Proctor and Gamble plant in central Louisiana that produces detergent Tide Pods. The State Fire Marshal's Office confirms the equipment's driver was killed Thursday morning inside the plant in Pineville. Spokeswoman Ashley Rodrigue says the fire was contained to the equipment but further details about the type of equipment weren't immediately released. No other injuries were reported. The incident happened around 3 a.m. P&G plant manager Frank Blumling, in a statement, also confirmed the accident and death, noting an investigation is underway. Blumling says it's the first fatal accident in the plant's...

May 24, 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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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

U.S. stocks finished mostly lower Thursday as energy companies skidded along with oil prices. The market dropped after President Donald Trump said he canceled a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but recovered most of those losses. On Thursday: The S&P 500 index sank 5.53 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,727.76. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 75.05 points, or 0.3 percent, to...

May 24, 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.

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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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Vermont Community Loan Fund receives new investor

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Community Loan Fund has received a $2...

May 24, 2018
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Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a...

May 24, 2018
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Markets Right Now: Stocks fall after Korea meeting cancelled

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times...

May 24, 2018