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How major US stock indexes fared on Friday

Stocks closed higher Friday, extending a record-setting drive for major indexes. The Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average closed out their sixth straight week of gains. Both indexes also finished at record highs for the fifth day in a row. Banks and technology companies had some of the biggest gains as investors cheered strong quarterly results. The Senate's passage of a budget...

October 20, 2017

Yellen says Fed's extraordinary policies may be needed again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday defended the central bank's extraordinary efforts to fight the Great Recession and said they might be needed again. During the recession, the Fed pushed short-term interest rates to zero. When the economy needed more help, it took the extraordinary step of buying hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of bonds to push long-term interest rates...

October 21, 2017

Wells Fargo: 4 currency executives no longer work at bank

NEW YORK (AP) — Three high-level foreign exchange executives and a currency trader have left Wells Fargo, the bank that has been through several investigations after a scandal over millions of fake accounts and another over auto insurance practices. Wells Fargo confirmed Friday that the employees from the investment bank side of the business were no longer with the firm but would not say if they were fired....

October 20, 2017

Body of man killed in oil and gas platform blast found

KENNER, La. (AP) — Authorities have found the body of a man who was killed during an explosion on an oil and gas platform in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto said a helicopter spotted the body of 44-year-old Timothy Morrison on Friday afternoon. He said the body was on the lake's shoreline, about 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the platform. Morrison, of Katy, Texas, was a contract worker on the platform when the explosion happened Sunday in Jefferson Parish waters north of the suburb of Kenner. Lopinto says investigators are still determining the cause of the blast. The explosion, which rattled homes in Kenner, injured seven platform workers, three critically.

October 21, 2017

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Big-box stores lose as Michigan Supreme Court drops tax case

ESCANABA, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal by a big-box retailer in a tax dispute in the Upper Peninsula, a brief but significant order that will have consequences for local governments around the state. Big-box stores have been reducing their tax bills for years by convincing the Michigan Tax Tribunal that their stores are so large and unique that they should be assessed at much less than the cost of construction. The loss of revenue has led to budget cuts in many communities. The Supreme Court heard arguments last week by lawyers for Menards and the city of Escanaba. But in a two-sentence order, it declined to take the case, which means a 2016 appeals court decision...

October 20, 2017
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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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Settlement reached in Oklahoma earthquake lawsuit

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A settlement has been reached between two Oklahoma oil and natural gas companies and a woman injured in a 2011 earthquake. Prague resident Sandra Ladra filed the lawsuit in 2014 against New Dominion LLC, Spess Oil Co. and 25 other unnamed companies, The Oklahoman reported. The lawsuit alleges the companies are liable because they operated wastewater disposal wells that...

October 20, 2017
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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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Trump: Considering Powell and Taylor for Fed's top 2 posts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is signaling that he is...

October 20, 2017
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Hawaii boat crash spurs new concerns about foreign fishermen

HONOLULU (AP) — A boat that ran aground off Honolulu while transporting...

October 20, 2017
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Recalls this week: wind-up toys, ottomans, wood chippers

More than a half-million windup toys are being recalled this week because...

October 20, 2017