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Maryland asks Supreme Court to uphold law on drug pricing

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to uphold a first-in-the-nation law against pharmaceutical price gouging. The Maryland law, which was struck down by a federal appeals court panel this year, enabled the state's attorney general to sue makers of off-patent or generic drugs for price increases that state officials considered "unconscionable."...

October 19, 2018

Fitch raises Cyprus' credit rating to investment grade

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — International agency Fitch has raised Cyprus' credit rating by one notch to BBB-, elevating the Mediterranean island nation back into investment grade more than five years after a financial crisis nearly drove it into bankruptcy. Fitch said Friday that high fiscal surpluses above 2 percent of gross domestic product until 2020, coupled with robust economic growth reaching 4 percent and...

October 20, 2018

Severe turbulence injures 15 on flight to Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine airline says fifteen passengers aboard a flight from Miami to Buenos Aires suffered minor injuries after their plane hit turbulence. Eight of the passengers were taken in for a second check-up. Aerolineas Argentinas said in a statement Thursday that the passengers were aboard Flight 1303 when their plane hit turbulence of "severe intensity." "The incident occurred...

October 19, 2018

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stocks gave up an early rally Friday and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued sell former favorites like retailers. Household goods makers rose again as a week of choppy trading concluded. On Friday: The S&P 500 index slipped 1 point to 2,767.78. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 64.89 points, or 0.3 percent, at 25,444.34. The Nasdaq composite shed 36.11 points, or 0.5 percent, to 7,449.03. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks skidded 18.71 points, or 1.2 percent, to 1,542.04. For the week: The S&P 500 rose 0.65 points, or less than 0.1 percent. The Dow gained 104.35 points, or 0.4 percent. The Nasdaq fell 47.87 points, or 0.6 percent. The...

October 19, 2018

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Far from fame, poverty blossoms in 'forgotten California'

HURON, Calif. (AP) — A rooster signals the start of the day as workers wearing sombreros and ball caps emerge from the shadows and shuffle past boarded-up businesses in this tiny farm town. They converge on a dimly lit dirt lot outside Panaderia de Dios, a bakery sweetening the air with the aroma of Mexican cookies and bread as workers catch rides to the fields. Little else is sweet in Huron, where jobs not...

October 19, 2018
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US stocks jump following strong company earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — Strong earnings are sending U.S. stocks higher Friday at the end of a choppy week of trading. Consumer products maker Procter & Gamble is surging after reporting strong sales of beauty products in its latest quarter, while credit card company American Express and payment processor PayPal also jumped. Technology and internet companies are on the rebound after some recent losses. While stocks are on track to finish the week higher, most of the market's recent gains have been swiftly followed by losses. The S&P 500 hasn't risen by two days in a row since Sept. 20, the last day of a three-day string of gains. That was also the day of the benchmark index's most recent record high. It's...

October 19, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that housing has increasingly become a weak spot for the economy. The National Association of Realtors said Friday that sales declined 3.4 percent last month, the biggest drop in 2 ½ years, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.15 million. That's the lowest sales pace since November 2015. Hurricane Florence dragged...

October 19, 2018
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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi Arabia

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The disappearance of a Saudi journalist last...

October 19, 2018
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Far from fame, poverty blossoms in 'forgotten California'

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October 19, 2018
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Japan orders maker to fix questionable quake shock absorbers

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government has ordered a company that falsified...

October 19, 2018