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Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen is submitting her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump, announcing that she will leave the board when her successor Jerome Powell is sworn is as Fed chairman. Yellen says that she will "do my utmost" to make sure that there is a smooth transition to Powell, who was tapped by Trump on Nov. 2 to become the next Fed leader after the president decided...

November 20, 2017

Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators Monday approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed $8 billion project, although the chosen pathway is not the one preferred by the pipeline operator and could require more time to study the changes. The Nebraska Public Service Commission's vote also is likely to face court challenges and may require another...

November 20, 2017

Technology companies, retailers send US stock indexes higher

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher as technology and industrial companies and retailers make gains. Drugmakers and other health care companies are trading lower. Stocks have declined over the last two weeks. Trading is expected to be relatively quiet ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday later this week. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index picked up 3 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,581 as of 11:30...

November 20, 2017

How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

U.S. stocks rose Monday as a mix of smaller, U.S.-focused companies, technology firms and banks all advanced. Drugmakers struggled, which limited those gains. On Monday: The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 3.29 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,582.14. The Dow Jones industrial average added 72.09 points, or 0.3 percent, to 23,430.33. The Nasdaq composite edged up 7.92 points, or 0.1 percent, to 6,790.71. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks jumped 10.57 points, or 0.7 percent, to 1,503.40. For the year: The S&P 500 is up 343.31 points, or 15.3 percent. The Dow is up 3,667.73 points, or 18.6 percent. The Nasdaq is up 1,407.60 points, or 26.1 percent. The Russell 2000 is up 146.27...

November 20, 2017

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Get Started: Survey finds businesses vulnerable to disaster

LEAVING THEMSELVES VULNERABLE Most U.S. small businesses aren't prepared to cope with a disaster, severe weather or the absence of most of their workers. That's the finding of a survey released last week by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and MetLife. The survey of 1,000 owners or operators of small companies found that nearly two-thirds have no plans in place to deal with a natural disaster or severe weather that could disrupt their businesses. Only half have plans to prevent theft or thwart intruders and 47 percent have a plan to fight a hacking or other internet invasion. Nearly a quarter of the businesses have no plans in place to deal with any of these possibilities. The survey was conducted between...

November 20, 2017
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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Forbes names Beyonce music's highest-earning woman

NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes has crowned Beyonce as the highest paid woman in music. Forbes magazine says the singer earned $105 million over a yearlong period stretching from June 2016 to June of this year. Beyonce's earnings were boosted by her "Formation" world tour last year, which Forbes says grossed $250 million. Runner-up Adele also enjoyed a successful year on the road. Her tour helped contribute...

November 20, 2017
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Forex Weekly Outlook

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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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Markets Right Now: Tech, industrials lead US stocks higher

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45...

November 20, 2017
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The Latest: Alternative Keystone XL route OKed in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on Nebraska regulators deciding whether to...

November 20, 2017
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The Latest: Milan, Amsterdam, Copenhagen in EU agency rac

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the competition between EU countries to host...

November 20, 2017