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Inspector general to review EPA's 2017 hurricane response

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal federal watchdog says it will conduct a wide-ranging review of the Environmental Protection Agency's preparedness and response to the major hurricanes that struck the United States this year. EPA's Office of Inspector General announced its pending probe in a letter sent Wednesday to senior officials at the agency. The letter says the review will examine whether EPA adequately...

December 14, 2017

Britain's finance minister in China to promote trade

BEIJING (AP) — Britain's finance minister told the Chinese premier there are "many opportunities" for closer commercial ties as he started a visit Friday aimed at developing trade as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union. British leaders are looking to China for trade and investment as they try to fashion a new global role and offset reduced access to the European common market. Chinese...

December 15, 2017

Tech firm: Holiday spending up 6 percent so far this year

NEW YORK (AP) — A payment technology company says shoppers spent strongly to start the holiday season and then cooled off, but the overall pace is still stronger than a year ago. First Data says overall spending, excluding gas, rose 6 percent from Nov. 1 through Monday, outpacing the 3.7 percent pace for the year-ago period. The company analyzes online and in-store payments across different forms of cards from...

December 14, 2017

Asian stocks mostly lower as US tax bill uncertainty weighs

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian share benchmarks were mostly lower Friday as uncertainty over U.S. tax reform legislation outweighed upbeat data from Japan. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index dipped 0.6 percent to 22,553.22 but South Korea's Kospi climbed 0.4 percent to 2,478.50. Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 1.2 percent to 28,813.34 and the Shanghai Composite index lost 0.7 percent to 3,270.93. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 sank 0.2 percent to 5,997.00. Indexes in Taiwan and Southeast Asia declined. JAPAN SURVEY: Corporate sentiment in Asia's second biggest economy is at an 11-year high, according to a quarterly survey. The Bank of Japan's "tankan" business outlook based on a poll of more than 10,000...

December 15, 2017

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Teva, Tiffany and Delta rise while Pier 1 and Nucor fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday: Walt Disney Co., up $2.96 to $110.57 The entertainment company agreed to buy most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock. Tiffany & Co., up $3.24 to $99.34 The luxury retailer extended a licensing agreement with eyewear maker Luxottica. Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., up $1.60 to $17.30 The generic drugmaker said it will eliminate one-fourth of its jobs as part of a major cost-cutting effort. Pier 1 Imports Inc., down $1.72 to $4.12 The home decor company cut its forecasts and said its business has struggled in December. Delta Air Lines Inc., up $1.62 to $55.25 Investors were pleased with an update on...

December 14, 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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How major US stock indexes fared on Thursday

U.S. stocks gave up an early gain to finish lower Thursday as the Republican tax plan hit another snag. Indexes turned lower on news that some Republican senators' support for the GOP's proposed tax overhaul was faltering. Health care companies and banks drove the market slide, outweighing gains among retailers. On Thursday: The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 10.84 points, or 0.4 percent, to...

December 14, 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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Mexico ups benchmark lending rate ¼-point to 7.25 percent

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's central bank raised its benchmark interest...

December 14, 2017
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California sues over Corinthian student debt relief claims

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal Department of Education is refusing...

December 14, 2017
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The Latest: California fires prompt tougher utility rules

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on California toughening rules meant to...

December 14, 2017