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Dow Jones Industrial Average falls more than 300 points, its sixth drop in the last eight days

NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones Industrial Average falls more than 300 points, its sixth drop in the last eight days.

October 18, 2018

People priced out of Salinas, California, look to the ballot

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new hires. But to afford the mortgage on a $330,000 three-bedroom home she purchased in Salinas in 2015, Powers still must rent out the master bedroom for $800 a month. "I work, work, work, work, work. I take every extra pay job I...

October 19, 2018

A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates dipped slightly, taking a pause after weeks of steady increases stoked by rising interest rates. This week Last week Year ago 30-year fixed 4.85 4.90 3.88 15-year fixed 4.26 4.29 3.19 5-year adjustable 4.10 4.07 3.17

October 18, 2018

Lawyer: Evidence shows coaches knew of NCAA family payouts

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a longtime Adidas employee urged jurors Thursday to use common sense and evidence to conclude college basketball coaches like Bill Self at Kansas and Rick Pitino at Louisville knew shoe companies were paying money to families of elite athletes to steer them to their schools. Attorney Michael Schachter, representing Adidas sports marketing manager James "Jim" Gatto, cited testimony and evidence that emerged during the fraud conspiracy trial of Gatto, aspiring sports agent Christopher Dawkins and Merl Code, a former Adidas consultant. "Ladies and gentlemen, what help do you think a coach thought Jim Gatto was going to provide in persuading a kid to go to their college?" he...

October 19, 2018

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The Latest: Fire burning in California gas storage area

BAY POINT, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fire threatening a natural gas pipeline in the San Francisco Bay Area (all times local): 8:15 a.m. A fire is burning in an underground natural gas storage area in the San Francisco Bay Area and officials are working to empty the natural gas from a nearby Chevron pipeline after thousands of residents were evacuated. Chevron spokesman Cary Wages told reporters Thursday...

October 18, 2018
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Markets Right Now: Stocks move broadly lower on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are dropping on Wall Street as industrial companies drop following some disappointing third-quarter reports. Aircraft maker Textron dropped 9 percent Thursday after its profit and sales fell far short of analyst forecasts. Tool and diagnostic equipment company Snap-On lost 8.2 percent after it reported weak revenue. Technology and internet companies also fell sharply. Apple and Microsoft each fell 2.3 percent, and Amazon gave up 2.5 percent. The S&P 500 index fell 39 points, or 1.4 percent, to 2,769. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 347 points, or 1.3 percent, to 25,367. The Nasdaq composite...

October 18, 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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US stocks typically ride midterm elections to solid gains

Regardless of how midterm elections turn out, Wall Street usually ends up a big winner. The S&P 500, the stock market's benchmark index, has climbed in the 12 months after each of the midterm elections going back to 1946. That's 18 elections, many of which ended up shuffling the balance of power in Congress. "It turns out that under every political makeup in Washington, stocks have gone up and the economy...

October 18, 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.

Trades for today are in the Boston Scientific-BSX stock in the U.S...

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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Latest: Jury acquits workers in Kansas waterslide death case

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two maintenance...

October 18, 2018
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Stocks skid as interest rates rise and earnings disappoint

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Thursday as interest rates resume...

October 18, 2018
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4,000 evacuated in California as underground gas fire burns

BAY POINT, California (AP) — A fire that ignited in an underground natural...

October 18, 2018