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Colorado Supreme Court upholds tax hike for transit, culture

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday upheld the constitutionality of a state law that added sales taxes to some items to benefit public transportation and cultural groups in metropolitan Denver without voter approval. The ruling by the state's highest court rejected a lawsuit from the TABOR Foundation, a taxpayer advocacy group that alleged the Regional Transportation District and a cultural...

April 23, 2018

Kushner plans to build twin-towers in New Jersey unraveling

NEW YORK (AP) — First, Jared Kushner's big plans for a skyscraper in Manhattan fell apart. Now, it's the turn of his major twin-tower project across the river in New Jersey. Plans for a pair of gleaming, 66-story residential towers in Jersey City championed by Kushner when he was CEO of his family company are in danger of collapsing amid a heated exchange of letters and emails with the city. The Kushner Cos....

April 24, 2018

Sears' biggest shareholder offers to buy Kenmore brand

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears' biggest shareholder has suggested the company sell its well-known Kenmore brand and some real estate holdings, offering itself as a potential buyer. The ailing company has sold off other major brands as it struggles to stay afloat, with Kenmore a notable remainder of the powerhouse retailer that survived two world wars and the Great Depression. The private equity firm ESL Investment,...

April 23, 2018

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

U.S. stocks couldn't hang on to an early gain and finished mostly lower Monday as technology companies slipped. Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note drew closer to 3 percent, a milestone it hasn't reached since January 2014. On Monday: The S&P 500 index gained 0.15 points to 2,670.29. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 14.25 points, or 0.1 percent, to 24,448.69. The Nasdaq composite slipped 17.52 points, or 0.2 percent, to 7,128.60. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks sank 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,562.12. For the year: The S&P 500 is down 3.32 points, or 0.1 percent. The Dow is down 270.53 points, or 1.1 percent. The Nasdaq is up...

April 23, 2018

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Why you shouldn't co-sign your grandkid's student loan

College financial aid offers have been sent out, and the traditional May 1 deadline for high school seniors to pick their schools is fast approaching. That means all across this great land of ours, grandparents are getting hit up by would-be college students desperate to use their elders' good credit. Federal student loans don't require co-signers, but private student loans typically do. If the student's...

April 23, 2018
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Markets Right Now: Stocks edge higher; bond yields climb

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are higher in midday trading as gains in technology stocks and retailers outweigh losses in energy companies. Microsoft rose 1 percent Monday and Starbucks climbed 1.1 percent. Sears rose 2.7 percent after the company's largest shareholder urged the struggling retailer to sell its Kenmore brand. Bond prices continued to fall, sending the yield on the 10-year Treasury note closer to 3 percent, a milestone it hasn't reached since January 2014. The S&P 500 index rose 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,677. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 17 points, or 0.1 percent, to 24,480. The Nasdaq composite...

April 23, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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September 05, 2017
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Closing arguments in fraud trial of former bank executives

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Four former Wilmington Trust Corporation executives knew they were misleading banking regulators and investors by concealing the truth about the bank's imploding commercial real estate loan portfolio in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, a prosecutor told jurors Monday in the defendants' federal fraud and conspiracy trial. "The defendants knew that what they were doing was wrong,"...

April 23, 2018
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Forex Weekly Outlook

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September 03, 2017
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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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August 29, 2017
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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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August 28, 2017
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US stocks dip and bond yields set four-year highs

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Monday after an early gain faded....

April 23, 2018
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US existing home sales rose 1.1 percent in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of existing homes increased 1.1 percent on a...

April 23, 2018
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Get Started: National Small Business Week goes digital

SMALL BUSINESS WEEK GOES DIGITAL The Small Business Administration's...

April 23, 2018