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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Car makers, technology and industrial companies fell Thursday as investors focused on the U.S.-China trade dispute, which could reduce company spending and earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped for the eighth day in a row. On Thursday: The S&P 500 index retreated 17.56 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,749.76. The Dow Jones industrial average skidded 196.10 points, or 0.8 percent, to...

June 21, 2018

Vietnam arrests 4 more oil execs in corruption crackdown

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese police have arrested four more former senior oil executives for allegedly abusing their power to appropriate property as the communist authorities step up their toughest crackdown on corruption in years. The four arrested Thursday were former general directors or chief accountants of three subsidiaries of giant state energy firm PetroVietnam, the Ministry of Public Security...

June 22, 2018

APME announces winners of 2018 contest for AP journalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Coverage of news events that tested the human spirit and challenged how we see ourselves won top honors in the 2018 Associated Press Media Editors Awards for AP staff. Hurricane Harvey, the collapse of the caliphate in Mosul and the plight of Rohingya refugees all showcased AP's ability to put together powerhouse teams of journalists anywhere in the world and produce award-winning work. There...

June 21, 2018

What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax

NEW YORK (AP) — Attention shoppers: You may soon be paying more taxes on what you put in your online cart. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can require online retailers to collect sales tax on purchases that come from states where they don't have any shops, offices or warehouses. Before that, retailers didn't have to collect state sales taxes if it was shipping items to someone in a state where the business didn't have a physical presence. Shoppers were generally supposed to pay the sales tax to the state themselves, but most didn't, says Gerald Storch, who was CEO of department store operator Hudson's Bay and now runs a retail consulting firm. The ruling is a victory for states that said...

June 21, 2018

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High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — States will be able to force shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big win for states. More than 40 states had asked the high court to overrule two, decades-old Supreme Court decisions that they said cost them billions of dollars in lost revenue annually. The decisions made it...

June 21, 2018
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The Latest: Watchdog highlights dangers of pools, other toys

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a consumer watchdog group's warning about 10 types of potentially unsafe summer toys (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A consumer watchdog group says the recent drowning of Olympic skier Bode (BOH'-dee) Miller's toddler daughter underscores how unsafe swimming pools can be. World Against Toys Causing Harm, better known by its acronym, W.A.T.C.H., says even shallow wading pools can be dangerous. The Boston-based organization issued its annual list of summer toys that can pose a hazard to children. Thursday's release coincided with the first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. W.A.T.C.H. also singled out water balloon slingshots, lawn darts, all-terrain vehicles, backyard...

June 21, 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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Mexico central bank raises key interest rate to 7.75 percent

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's central bank has decided to raise its key interbank interest rate to 7.75 percent from 7.5 percent. The bank cited uncertainty around negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement and Mexico's upcoming July 1 elections. The peso closed slightly stronger Thursday before the announcement, at 20.25 to $1. However, the peso has lost about 9 percent in value against the dollar...

June 21, 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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Fed finds biggest US banks strong enough to survive shock

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says that all of the 35 largest U.S....

June 21, 2018
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California utility takes $2.5 billion charge for wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California utility says it will take a...

June 21, 2018
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A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, marking their third decline...

June 21, 2018