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Fed set to raise rates as Yellen gives final news conference

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investors seem certain about this: The Federal Reserve is going to raise interest rates this week for the third time this year. They're less sure about what the central bank might have in store for 2018, and they will look to Janet Yellen's final news conference as Fed chair Wednesday for any clues. Will the Fed's policymaking change once Yellen steps down in February and is succeeded by...

December 11, 2017

How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

Stocks ended modestly higher Monday, nudging the Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average to record highs. Technology stocks accounted for most of the gains. Health care stocks also rose, making up for losses in banks and industrial companies. Traders also had their eye on bitcoin futures on their first day of trading. On Monday: The S&P 500 index rose 8.49 points, or 0.3 percent,...

December 11, 2017

This Week: Fed meeting, jobless claims, Costco earnings

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: Rate hike? Investors believe the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at a two-day meeting that wraps up Wednesday. At its last meeting in November the panel decided to keep the Fed's benchmark interest rate unchanged in a low range of 1 percent to 1.25 percent. With the economy on solid footing, the Fed is expected to...

December 11, 2017

Trump to pitch tax plan; Treasury offers rosy estimate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday will try to sell the American people on an unpopular Republican tax overhaul that his administration claims will generate a large part of $1.8 trillion in new revenue — a figure that a top Democratic lawmaker dismissed as "fake math." The White House said Monday that Trump's pitch will focus on how the GOP tax reform plan will lead to a brighter future for taxpayers and their families, according to spokeswoman Lindsay Walters. House and Senate negotiators are rushing to finalize a bill and deliver the measure to Trump before Christmas. Trump and Republican leaders in Congress have promoted the massive tax plan by promising the tax cuts will boost the...

December 11, 2017

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Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly higher

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening mostly higher on Wall Street led by gains in technology and energy stocks. Advanced Micro Devices rose 1.5 percent in early trading Monday and Chesapeake Energy rose 2.2 percent. Trading in Bitcoin futures began Sunday. They fell slightly in early trading Monday from their overnight high. The futures contract that expires in January was trading at $17,820. Traders are looking ahead to an announcement on interest rates Wednesday from the Federal Reserve. The Fed is expected to raise rates for the third time this year. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 1 point to 2,652. The Dow Jones industrial...

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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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US stocks edge higher in morning trading; oil prices rise

U.S. stock indexes edged higher in morning trading Monday as gains in technology and energy companies outweighed losses among banks and makers of packaged foods and other consumer goods. Bitcoin futures began trading. Oil prices rose. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,654 as of 11:17 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 21 points, or...

December 11, 2017
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Liz Weston: Refusing to pay could hurt you more than them

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Smoke alarm sets off fire scare in Austrian Alpine tunnel

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December 11, 2017
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Asian investors embrace bitcoin, but regulators are wary

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