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The Latest: Report disputes claim on pre-existing conditions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congressional Republican efforts to replace the health care law (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A new analysis by Congress' nonpartisan budget scorekeepers undermines claims by House Republicans that their health legislation protects people with pre-existing conditions. Instead, the Congressional Budget Office "score" of the bill passed earlier this month says that in some cases,...

May 24, 2017

Drugmaker paying $33M over recalled nonprescription meds

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson has reached a $33 million settlement with 42 states, resolving allegations the health care giant sold nonprescription medicines that didn't meet federal quality requirements. The settlement was announced Wednesday by attorneys general from the states. The case dates to 2009, when Johnson & Johnson began dozens of voluntary recalls of popular over-the-counter...

May 25, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump's budget director insists the administration's spending plans won't cut Medicaid money, but by any conventional measure of federal financing the health care program for families and the poor is clearly on the chopping block. Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, while introducing the budget Tuesday: "There are no Medicaid cuts in the terms of what ordinary...

May 24, 2017

Judges divided in hearing on consumer agency power

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal appeals judges are divided as they hear arguments over whether the president should be able to more easily fire the head of the government's consumer finance watchdog agency. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, in a rare hearing Wednesday by a majority of its judges, took up the politically charged case involving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the power of its director. The judges are reconsidering a three-judge panel's 2-1 ruling last fall that would make it easier for President Donald Trump to fire CFPB Director Richard Cordray. He was appointed in 2011 by President Barack Obama. Lawyers for the Trump administration and a company sanctioned...

May 24, 2017

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How food stamp cuts could ripple through the economy

NEW YORK (AP) — A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets. President Donald Trump is proposing a roughly 30 percent reduction in the federal budget for the program formally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. His overall budget proposal met a chilly reception from lawmakers, and is unlikely to be passed as is. But it suggests increasing work requirements for SNAP recipients, and says states should both share in the cost of the program and determine the level of benefits they provide. That would...

May 24, 2017
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Trades for May 24, 2017.

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May 23, 2017
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Fed minutes: Officials back reducing bond holdings this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials signaled in discussions early this month that they would likely start reducing the Fed's huge portfolio of bond holdings later this year, a step that could cause borrowing rates to rise. At the same time, the Fed appears to be on track to resume raising its key short-term interest rate when it next meets in mid-June. The minutes of the Fed's May 2-3 meeting,...

May 24, 2017
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Trades for May 23, 2017.

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Forex Weekly Outlook

A complete look at the week ahead in the Forex market along with...

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Trades for May 17, 2017

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How major US stock market indexes fared on Wednesday

U.S. stocks rose for the fifth consecutive day Wednesday as investors went...

May 24, 2017
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Markets Right Now: US stocks extend gains into a 5th day

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45...

May 24, 2017
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Home sales fell in April amid supply squeeze

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans pulled back their pace of home-buying in...

May 24, 2017