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Stocks Rise Amid Fresh Hopes for a US-China Trade Deal

NEW YORK (AP) - Technology companies led stocks higher on Wall Street in early trading Wednesday amid fresh optimism among investors that the U.S....

Powell Says Economy Facing Growing Uncertainties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday the economic outlook has become cloudier since early May, with rising uncertainties over trade...

Millennial Money: How to Join the Cannabis Business Boom

NEW YORK (NerdWallet) - Marijuana is having a moment. Experts recently dubbed cannabis the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. Legal weed generated $10.4 billion...

Stocks Move Lower as Investors Wait for Trade Updates

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved lower in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as investors headed for more defensive holdings and watched...

US Consumer Confidence Hits Lowest Level since September ’17

WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers are feeling less confident this month as heightened trade tensions take a toll. The Conference Board, a business research group,...

Coast Professional Announces 146-Job Expansion in Louisiana

WEST MONROE, La. — On Monday, Gov. John Bel Edwards and CEO Brian Davis and President Everett Stagg of Coast Professional Inc. announced the...
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China criticizes possible US penalties against banks

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday criticized Washington's efforts to enforce U.S. law abroad following a news report three Chinese banks might be penalized...

Global Stocks Sink Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting at G-20 Summit

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets fell Tuesday as traders looked ahead to a meeting between the American and Chinese presidents amid hopes for...

High Rollers: Eldorado Buys Caesars in Deal Valued at $17B

NEW YORK (AP) - A casino juggernaut was formed Monday when Eldorado Resorts announced it is buying Caesars in a cash-and-stock deal valued at...

Justices Side with Business, Government in Information Fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided with businesses and the U.S. government Monday in a ruling about the public's access to information, telling...

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