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'Smart' gadgets: Ways to minimize privacy and security risks

NEW YORK (AP) — Revelations that an Amazon Echo smart speaker inadvertently sent a family's private conversation to an acquaintance shows the risks that come with new technologies. According to Amazon, the Echo's Alexa voice assistant misheard a word as "Alexa" — a trigger to activate the device — and interpreted subsequent conversation as a "send message" request. That conversation in a home in Portland,...

May 25, 2018

Bill to create health care price controls in California dies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A proposal to create government price controls in California for surgeries, hospital stays, doctor visits and other health care services died Friday when it failed to clear a key committee, but the author says he plans to bring it back next year. The measure was a longshot from the beginning, but it drew national attention from health care policy observers. Hospitals, doctors and...

May 25, 2018

Oil prices and energy companies tumble; other stocks rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies and oil prices are sinking again Friday morning on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Overall U.S. stocks are slightly lower as falling bond yields put pressure on banks, but they are helping dividend-payers like household goods makers. Airlines are climbing as investors anticipate lower fuel costs. Gap is tumbling after it had a weak first quarter as its...

May 25, 2018

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Energy companies and oil prices took their worst losses in months Friday on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Stock indexes finished an indecisive week with small losses. On Friday: The S&P 500 index slipped 6.43 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,721.33. The Dow Jones industrial average shed 58.67 points, or 0.2 percent, to 24,753.09. The Nasdaq composite gained 9.42 points, or 0.1 percent, to 7,433.85. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks dipped 1.29 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,626.93. For the week: The S&P 500 rose 8.36 points, or 0.3 percent. The Dow added 38 points, or 0.2 percent. The Nasdaq climbed 79.51 points, or 1.1 percent. The Russell 2000 inched up...

May 25, 2018

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The highest-paid CEOs by state

Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that filed their proxy statements with federal regulators between Jan. 1 and April 30. Not every state had a publicly traded company headquartered there that was large enough to be included. The survey...

May 25, 2018
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Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned Friday that the Fed's independence from political pressure must be respected if it is to succeed in controlling inflation, maximizing employment and regulating the financial system. His remarks Friday came after Kevin Warsh, a former Fed official who President Donald Trump interviewed for the chairman post, said in an interview earlier this month with Politico that Trump did not appear to view the Fed as an independent body. He said Trump was direct about how he thought interest rates should be managed. Powell, in a speech in Stockholm, warned against taking that independence for granted given its recent success in keeping inflation low. "We must not forget...

May 25, 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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Recalls this week: strollers, compact utility loaders

A line of strollers that fail to meet federal safety standards are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include compact utility loaders and bicycles. Here's a more detailed look: STROLLERS DETAILS: The US model of Jané Muum strollers. The recalled strollers have a black frame, a reclining seat or hammock that is reversible and a hood. An insert is sold with the stroller for smaller babies....

May 25, 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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Women CEOs still a rarity, but pay tops that of men

Female CEOs remain scarce at the biggest publicly traded companies but...

May 25, 2018
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Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly lower

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

May 25, 2018
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For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an...

May 25, 2018