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Stocks are mixed; banks rise as Congress moves to ease rules

NEW YORK (AP) — Banks are rising Tuesday as Congress prepares to loosen some of the rules that have governed the industry since the 2008 financial crisis. Indexes are little changed overall as industrial companies and retailers take losses. Automakers are climbing after China said it will reduce auto import duties, another sign the two powers are resolving some of their differences on trade. KEEPING SCORE: The...

May 22, 2018

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks faded Tuesday afternoon and finished the day mostly lower as industrial companies and retailers fell. Smaller and more U.S.-focused companies slumped after setting records the last few days. On Tuesday: The S&P 500 index declined 8.57 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,724.44. The Dow Jones industrial average retreated 178.88 points, or 0.7 percent, to 24,834.41. The Nasdaq composite sagged 15.58...

May 22, 2018

Officials: 9 anti-pollution protesters killed in south India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police opened fire Tuesday on protesters demanding the closure of a south Indian copper plant, killing nine people, officials said. Dozens more people were reportedly injured. The violence came amid months of protests against the Sterlite copper smelting plant in the town of Tuticorin, which demonstrators say has polluted the area's groundwater and put local fisheries at risk. On Tuesday the...

May 22, 2018

A look at bill to ease bank rules nearing Congress passage

Key elements of legislation that would ease bank regulation by rolling back parts of the Dodd-Frank law designed to prevent a repeat of the 2008-09 financial crisis. The legislation: —Makes a five-fold increase, to $250 billion, in the level of assets at which banks are deemed so big and plugged into the financial system that any one of them failing could bring severe disruption. The change would ease regulations and oversight on more than two dozen financial companies, including BB&T Corp., SunTrust Banks, Fifth Third Bancorp and American Express. The exempted banks would no longer have to undergo an annual stress test conducted by the Federal Reserve. The test assesses whether a bank has a big...

May 22, 2018

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Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors

TOKYO (AP) — Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. said Tuesday it plans to spend $2.3 billion acquiring an additional 60 percent stake in EMI Music Publishing, home to the Motown catalog and contemporary artists like Kanye West, Alicia Keys and Pharrell Williams. Sony already owns 30 percent of EMI so once the purchase from Mubadala Investment Co. is finalized, it will own 90 percent of the...

May 22, 2018
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Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

Josephine Rizo survived chemotherapy, surgery and radiation, but breast cancer treatment wrecked her finances. Money was already tight when doctors told the Phoenix resident she had an aggressive form of the disease. Then she took a pay cut after going on disability leave, and eventually lost her job and insurance coverage. During treatment, Rizo got swamped with more than $50,000 in medical bills. "My concern was, 'Am I going to die?'" she said. "I had to kind of focus 100 percent on my health to make sure I was around for my kids." As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates around the U.S. are rushing to offer more help to patients like Rizo, who had no...

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Congress nears dismantling of post-crisis bank rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress was taking a final step Tuesday toward dismantling a chunk of the rules framework for banks installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House planned to approve legislation to roll back the Dodd-Frank law, easing rules for banks and notching a legislative win for President Donald Trump, who made gutting...

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Markets Right Now: US stocks make modest gains at midday

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