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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stocks inched lower Friday as bond yields jumped, a shift that helped banks but hurt companies that pay big dividends. The dollar fell after President Donald Trump said China is manipulating its currency. On Friday: The S&P 500 index slid 2.66 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,801.83. The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated 6.38 points to 25,058.12. The Nasdaq composite shed 5.10 points, or 0.1...

July 20, 2018

Mnuchin: Overall US economy not harmed by trade battles

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that the overall U.S. economy has not been harmed by the trade battles set off by President Donald Trump's get-tough policies although some individual sectors have been hurt. He said the administration was exploring ways to help farmers and other specific industries that have been affected. Mnuchin spoke to reporters on the...

July 21, 2018

Markets Right Now: Microsoft leads gains for tech stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stock indexes are edging higher on Wall Street as Microsoft leads gains for the technology sector. Microsoft rose 2.5 percent Friday after reporting a strong quarter for its cloud computing division. Industrial conglomerate Honeywell was also up 4.1 percent after easily beating analysts' profit forecasts. State...

July 20, 2018

Treasury Secretary: Trump not threatening Fed's independence

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserve when he criticized its decision to raise interest rates. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a Group of 20 meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mnuchin said he can't comment on why the U.S. president made the comments but he doesn't think they were a mistake. "I can assure because I've spoken to the president. His intention is not to in any way put pressure on the Fed," the Treasury Secretary said, referring to the U.S. central bank. "I just want to assure you this was not intended to put pressure on the Fed or jeopardize the Fed's...

July 21, 2018

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Stocks wobble, dollar slips as traders shrug off trade talk

NEW YORK (AP) — US stocks are drifting between small gains and losses as traders shrug off the latest trade threats from President Donald Trump and focus on company earnings reports, which contained some better-than-expected results from big names including Microsoft. Industrial conglomerate Honeywell is also higher. General Electric fell after saying its power business is still struggling. The dollar fell and...

July 20, 2018
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Trump heightens tariff threat in trade war with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday escalated his threats to punish China for its trade policies, warning anew that he's prepared to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports and arguing that Beijing has manipulated its currency at the expense of the United States. In a taped interview with the business channel CNBC, Trump warning, "I'm willing to go to 500," meaning he's prepared ultimately to impose tariffs on $500 billion in Chinese imports — roughly the value of all the goods Beijing shipped to the United States last year. Doing so would mean that American households and companies would have to pay sharply higher prices for all Chinese products, as long as the tariffs remained in effect....

July 20, 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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Contractor gets prison term for defrauding Sandy victims

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A contractor convicted of scamming dozens of New Jersey homeowners out of nearly $2 million following Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison. Jamie Lawson must also pay $1,860,981 in restitution under the sentence imposed Friday. Lawson had pleaded guilty last October to money laundering and theft charges. But his sentencing had been postponed numerous times...

July 20, 2018
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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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Long-delayed, budget-busting VA hospital to open in Colorado

DENVER (AP) — It's more than $1 billion over budget and five years behind...

July 20, 2018
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Colleges ask for a share of future salary in lieu of loans

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — As more students balk at the debt loads they face...

July 20, 2018
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US probes complaints that some Ford Escapes overheat, stall

DETROIT (AP) — Federal safety investigators are looking into complaints...

July 20, 2018