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BB&T says 'equipment malfunction' led to service outage

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — BB&T continued its work on Friday to restore all of its online banking services after an outage blamed on an equipment malfunction left some customers unable to access their accounts. The Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based bank posted a statement on its Twitter page saying the problem persisted Friday, initially taking out its online banking, mobile banking app and automated...

February 24, 2018

European Central Bank says Latvia's ABLV failing, to wind up

BERLIN (AP) — The European Central Bank says it has determined that Latvia's crisis-struck ABLV Bank is failing or likely to fail, and the bank — along with a branch in Luxembourg — will be wound up under its home country's law. On Monday, Latvia's financial regulator ordered ABLV, Latvia's third-largest bank by assets, to cease all payments at the ECB's request amid U.S. accusations of money laundering and...

February 24, 2018

Farmer cuts off snowmobile trail after cow is shot nearby

MADISON, Maine (AP) — A farmer who says his pregnant cow was shot and killed near a snowmobile trail on his property in Maine will no longer let the public ride on the trail. The Morning Sentinel reports Clayton Tibbetts had permitted a local snowmobile club to maintain a route through his farm in Madison until the cow was found dead last week. Tibbetts says he doesn't know if a snowmobiler killed...

February 23, 2018

Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

NEW YORK (AP) — Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions of dollars against his New York real estate in recent years. The most serious exposure may be for a Rhode Island-based bank that employed a "conspirator" in Manafort's scheme to obtain a loan he couldn't afford, according to the 32-count new indictment unsealed this week. Dubbed "Lender B" in court papers, Citizens Bank not only lent Manafort $3.4 million based off of fraudulent documents but, in another case, appeared to help Manafort avoid being caught by sending back a crudely falsified financial statement...

February 24, 2018

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General Mills gets pet-friendly again by buying Blue Buffalo

NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Cheerios also wants to fill dog bowls. General Mills said Friday that it plans to buy high-end pet food maker Blue Buffalo for $8 billion. It's a return to the pet business for the more than 150-year-old company, which used to sell food for cats, dogs and birds back in the 1950s. And it joins other food makers in the pet business: Fruit-spread maker The J.M. Smucker Co., for example, owns Kibbles 'n Bits and Meow Mix. The deal is also a way for General Mills to further diversify its business as more people seek less-processed foods, even for their furry friends. "We've been serving all family members" for years, said General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening. "And pets are part of...

February 23, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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Blue Buffalo and HPE climb while RBS and LifePoint drop

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc., up $5.88 to $40 The pet food maker agreed to be bought by breakfast food maker General Mills for $40 a share, or $8 billion. HP Inc., up 74 cents to $22.13 The printer and PC maker reported strong first-quarter results and gave a positive annual forecast. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., up $1.73 to...

February 23, 2018
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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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August 28, 2017
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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

A broad rally sent stocks sharply higher Friday, wiping out the market's...

February 23, 2018
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The Latest: Prosecutors want Martin Shkreli to forfeit $7.3M

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Martin Shkreli's court appearance Friday...

February 23, 2018
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Recalls this week: electric kettles, chairs, candles

A line of KitchenAid electric kettles are being recalled because the...

February 23, 2018