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First drug approved for most common inherited kidney disease

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug to slow kidney decline in patients with the most common inherited kidney disease. Jynarque (jihn-AR'-kew), from Japan's Otsuka Pharmaceutical, was approved Tuesday for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. The progressive genetic disorder is the fourth-leading cause of kidney failure. It causes fluid-filled cysts to...

April 24, 2018

Shire, Whirlpool rise while Caterpillar, 3M slide

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: Caterpillar Inc., down $9.55 to $144.44 The company said it doesn't expect to top its first-quarter profit for the rest of the year. Alphabet Inc., down $51.17 to $1,022.64 Google's parent company reported greater ad sales but also said costs climbed. Waters Corp., down $16.42 to $193.18 The maker of products used in drug discovery...

April 24, 2018

Ask Brianna: You know you're a financial adult when .

"Ask Brianna" is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to askbrianna@nerdwallet.com. Ask 10 people for their definition of "adulthood" and you'll get 10 different answers. Maybe it's getting that...

April 24, 2018

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

After a strong start, U.S. stocks abruptly sold off Tuesday after machinery maker Caterpillar said it doesn't expect to top its first-quarter profit for the rest of the year. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged as much as 619 points as investors feared that rising oil prices and other costs will slow down growth in company profits. On Tuesday: The S&P 500 index skidded 35.73 points, or 1.3 percent, to 2,634.56. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 424.56 points, or 1.7 percent, to 24,024.13. The Nasdaq composite tumbled 121.25 points, or 1.7 percent, to 7,007.35. The Russell 2000 index slid 8.84 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,553.28. For the week: The S&P is down 35.58 points, or 1.3...

April 24, 2018

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Study: Bangladesh must do more to protect garment workers

DHAMRAI, Bangladesh (AP) — The factory building had been expanded illegally, with additional floors stacked one on top of another. An engineer had declared it unsafe, and the thousands of people who worked inside, stitching garments for clothing brands from around the world, knew it was trouble. "That factory was very risky," said Khadiza Begum, who was working at Rana Plaza the day the complex collapsed, five...

April 24, 2018
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Markets Right Now: 10-year Treasury yield hits 4-year high

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:50 a.m. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note, a benchmark for many kinds of interest rates including mortgages, hit 3 percent for the first time since January 2014. The rising yield reflects higher expectations for inflation and economic growth. Stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Tuesday as a handful of solid company earnings reports put investors in a buying mood. Verizon, Harley-Davidson and Fifth Third Bancorp all rose. The S&P 500 index rose 3 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,674. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 47 points, or 0.2 percent, to 24,523. The Nasdaq increased 11 points, or 0.2...

April 24, 2018
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Steep drops in technology, industrial stocks pull Dow Jones industrial average down 600 points

NEW YORK (AP) — Steep drops in technology, industrial stocks pull Dow Jones industrial average down 600 points.

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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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Stocks give up an early gain; 10-year yield hits 3 percent

NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. stock indexes gave up an early gain Tuesday,...

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Southwest has been faced with fines, union safety complaints

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines runs its planes hard. They make many...

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Global shares advance as US bond yields push dollar higher

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares mostly rose Tuesday as a surge in U.S. bond...

April 24, 2018