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Willy Wonka-Inspired 'Candy Alchemist' Spins Sugar Into Pure Imagination

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Enlarge this image The Eugene J. Candy Co., which opened a year ago in Brooklyn, stocks offbeat novelties like wax fangs as well as its own experimental confections. Courtesy o... Read More
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Losses for banks, health care send stocks slightly lower

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In this evening Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, photo, an American flag hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange. European stocks declined while most Asian markets rose Friday, April 21, 2017, ahead of the first round of voting in France's closely watched presidential election. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- U.S. stocks are lower Friday after a big gain the day before. Banks are down with bond yields and health care companies are also slumping. Indexes pared their... Read More
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US stocks dip Friday as energy companies and banks sink

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U.S. stocks are mostly lower Friday after a big gain the day before. Energy companies are falling as oil prices decrease and one of the largest companies in the industry, Schlumberger, announced lower revenue than investors had forecast. Banks are down with bond yields and interest rates. Toy maker Mattel is nosediving after it reported a big drop in sales. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,353 as of noon Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 11 points to 20,589. The Nasdaq composite rose almost 1 point to 5,917, just above its record high close from Thursday. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks fell 5 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,379. More stocks ... Read More
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Stocks edge lower in early trading Friday

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Stocks are edging lower in early trading on Wall Street as traders digest the latest round of company earnings reports. Toymaker Mattel slumped 8.3 percent in the first few minutes of trading Friday after reporting results that fell far short of analysts’ forecasts. Elsewhere, payments processing giant Visa climbed 1 percent after reporting a solid quarter. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down 1 point at 2,354. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 9 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,590. The Nasdaq composite was little changed at 5,913. Share this: ... Read More
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Asian stocks advance after US markets rally

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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing world index chart at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, April 21, 2017. Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street rallied on strong corporate earnings ahead of the first round of voting in France's closely watched presidential election. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Asian stocks rose Friday ahead of the first round of voting in France's closely watched presidential election, after Wall Street rallied on strong c... Read More
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Global stocks mixed ahead of French vote

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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing world index chart at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, April 21, 2017. Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street rallied on strong corporate earnings ahead of the first round of voting in France's closely watched presidential election. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- European stocks declined while most Asian markets rose Friday ahead of the first round of voting in France's closely watched presidential elect... Read More
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US stocks rally again as banks and industrial companies rise

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U.S. stocks are climbing Thursday as transportation companies jump following solid earnings from railroad operator CSX, while paint and coatings maker Sherwin-Williams sends companies that make and sell basic materials higher. Banks are also gaining ground after more of them report solid earnings and as bond yields rise, which allows banks to charge higher interest rates on loans. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index advanced 17 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,355 as of 12:35 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 166 points, or 0.8 percent, to 20,570. The Nasdaq composite gained 51 points, or 0.9 percent, to 5,914, near its all-time closing high. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks added 14... Read More
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Banks rise Thursday as earnings boost stocks

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Stocks are recovering as banks rise with bond yields and interest rates. Investors are also buying consumer-focused companies and small firms, a bet that the U.S. economy will perform well. Company earnings remain in focus Thursday morning. American Express rose 3.9 percent. It had a solid first quarter as its credit card members spent more and kept bigger balances on their cards. Telecom giant Verizon dipped 2.2 percent as it lost cellphone subscribers and its profit dropped. Big dividend payers like phone companies also fell as bond yields rose. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added 6 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,344. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 48 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,452. The Nasda... Read More
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Stocks end lower Wednesday

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Stocks gave up an early gain and closed mostly lower after a sharp drop in the price of crude oil dragged energy companies down. A weak showing by IBM also weighed on technology stocks Wednesday and tugged the Dow Jones industrial average lower. IBM slumped 4.9 percent after reporting revenue that fell short of analysts’ estimates. Among energy companies, Marathon Oil dropped 4.3 percent and Newfield Exploration sank 3.5 percent. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 4 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,338. The Dow dropped 118 points, or 0.6 percent, to 20,404. The Nasdaq composite increased 13 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,863. More stocks fell than rose on the New York Stock Exchange. Bond pri... Read More
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An early gain fades for US stocks as energy sector, IBM skid

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Specialist Anthony Rinaldi is reflected in a screen at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. U.S. stocks are rebounding Wednesday morning as strong results from Morgan Stanley and rising bond yields send banks and other financial companies higher. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- U.S. stocks have shed a much of an early gain but are still mostly higher in afternoon trading Wednesday. Carmakers and auto parts supplier... Read More
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US stocks bounce back, led by banks and auto parts makers

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U.S. stocks are rebounding Wednesday as strong results from Morgan Stanley and rising bond yields send banks and other financial companies higher. Carmakers and auto parts companies are rising, but investors are selling high-dividend companies as bond yields increase. Steep losses for IBM are dragging the Dow Jones industrial average lower. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 8 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,350 as of 11:35 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow lost 8 points to 20,514 as IBM’s losses weighed on the blue-chip index. The Nasdaq composite jumped 45 points, or 0.8 percent, to 5,894 as technology companies climbed. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks rose 15 points, or 1.1 percent, to 1,376 afte... Read More
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US stocks start to bounce back, led by gains for banks

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U.S. stocks are rebounding Wednesday morning as strong results from Morgan Stanley and rising bond yields send banks and other financial companies higher. Industrial and basic materials companies are also gaining ground. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 9 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,351 as of 10:05 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average added just 1 point to 20,524 as a drop in IBM weighed on the blue-chip index. The Nasdaq composite jumped 35 points, or 0.6 percent, to 5,884. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks climbed 10 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,372 after a late gain a day earlier. Stocks mostly skidded Tuesday after weak earnings from a few key companies, especially... Read More
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Global stocks mixed after UK announces snap election

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A man looks at an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday as the British prime minister's surprise announcement to hold early elections increased the uncertainty while weak corporate earnings on Wall Street overnight weighed on investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Global stock markets were mixed on Wednesday as investors gauged the impact from British Prime Minister Th... Read More
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Health care, banks lead US stocks lower Tuesday

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Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street as poor results from Johnson & Johnson, Goldman Sachs and other companies put a damper on buying. Johnson & Johnson lost 3.1 percent Tuesday and drugmaker Cardinal Health slumped 11.5 percent. Goldman Sachs fell 4.7 percent after reporting a rare miss on its trading desk. European markets tumbled and the pound rose after the British government called for an early election. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 6 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,342. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 113 points, or 0.6 percent, to 20,523. Goldman Sachs accounted for most of that loss. The Nasdaq composite slipped 7 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,849. Bon... Read More
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Sharp losses for health care stocks, banks pull indexes down

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U.S. stocks are falling Tuesday as Johnson & Johnson and Cardinal Health lead health care companies lower and weak trading results from Goldman Sachs drag down bank stocks. Stock indexes in Europe are tumbling after the British government called for a surprise early election next month. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index shed 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,343 as of 11:20 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 88 points, or 0.4 percent, to 20,549. Goldman Sachs was responsible for most of that loss. The Nasdaq composite fell 10 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,846. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks dipped 4 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,356. Stocks are coming off their biggest... Read More
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Health care, banks lead US stocks lower Monday

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Stocks are sliding in early trading on Wall Street as health care companies and banks move lower. Goldman Sachs sank 3 percent early Tuesday after its latest earnings fell short of forecasts due to an unusual miss in its trading business. That took about 50 points off the Dow Jones industrial average. In health care, Johnson & Johnson lost 2.7 percent after its revenue came in below forecasts and Cardinal Health plunged 10.6 percent after issuing a weak forecast. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,343. The Dow lost 75 points, or 0.4 percent, to 20,563. The Nasdaq composite slipped 10 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,846. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury ... Read More
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World stocks mostly lower as geopolitics, France vote weigh

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A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday as geopolitical tensions surrounding the Korean Peninsula softened somewhat following U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's departure from South Korea for Japan. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- World stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as geopolitical tensions over the situation on the Korean Peninsula and u... Read More
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US stocks have biggest gain in 6 weeks

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Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street, giving the market its biggest gain in six weeks. Banks posted some of the biggest gains Monday. Wells Fargo jumped 2.7 percent. Among consumer-focused stocks, Amazon.com gained 2 percent. Medical device maker Alere soared 16 percent after it agreed to new terms for a sale to Abbott Laboratories. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 20 points, or 0.9 percent, to 2,349. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 183 points, or 0.9 percent, to 20,636. The Nasdaq composite increased 51 points, or 0.9 percent, to 5,856. Small-company stocks rose more than the rest of the market. The Russell 2000 climbed 15 points, or 1.2 percent, to 1,361. Bo... Read More
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US stocks climb, led by technology companies and banks

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King Michael Odunayo Ajayi, right, of Nigeria's Osun state, is escorted by Jim Byrne, New York Stock Exchange head of U.S. listings, as he visits the trading floor of the NYSE, Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- U.S. stocks are bouncing back from their recent losses Monday after the Chinese government said that country's economy grew at a slightly faster pace in the first quarter. Banks and technology companies are making big gains while... Read More
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US stocks climb, led by tech and consumer companies

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Technology and consumer-focused stocks are leading indexes higher in midday trading as investors return from a long holiday weekend. Facebook rose 1 percent and Microsoft rose 0.7 percent Monday, while Amazon.com gained 1.2 percent. Medical device maker Alere soared 16 percent after it agreed to new terms for a sale to Abbott Laboratories. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 10 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,339. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 99 points, or 0.5 percent, to 20,551. The Nasdaq composite increased 28 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,833. Bond prices didn’t move much. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note held steady at 2.24 percent. ... Read More
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Asian markets lower amid concerns over tensions in Koreas

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Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 14, 2017. Asian stocks were lower on Friday as investors in the region had many reasons to worry about rising geopolitical tensions amid heightened worries over tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Many markets were closed for public holidays. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Asian stocks were lower on Friday as investors in the r... Read More
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Asian markets fall as investors fret over tensions in Koreas

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A currency trader passes by screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), center left, and foreign exchange rate, center right, at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 14, 2017. Asian stocks were lower on Friday as investors in the region had many reasons to worry about rising geopolitical tensions amid heightened worries over tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Many markets were closed for public holidays. (AP Photo/A... Read More
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Stocks slide, led by energy companies Thursday

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Energy stocks led a broad decline on Wall Street, giving the market its third loss in a row. Financial stocks also dropped Thursday. Wells Fargo gave up 3.3 percent after Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway said it was selling some of its stake for regulatory reasons. Pier 1 Imports plunged 9 percent after reporting disappointing sales. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 15 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,328. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 138 points, or 0.7 percent, to 20,453. The Nasdaq composite gave up 31 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,805. Small-company stocks fell more than the rest of the market. The Russell 2000 index lost 13 points, or 1 percent, to 1,345. U.S. markets will ... Read More
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Stocks indexes waver in pre-holiday trade

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U.S. stock indexes are wavering between small gains and losses in midday trading as investors size up earnings from several major banks and new economic data. Technology stocks led the gainers Thursday, while energy companies were down the most. Microsoft rose 0.6 percent, while Exxon Mobil fell 0.9 percent. Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase rose after reporting solid earnings. Pier 1 Imports plunged 10 percent after reporting disappointing sales. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 1 point to 2,346. The Dow Jones industrial average was little changed at 20,591. The Nasdaq composite rose 12 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,849. More stocks fell than rose on the New York Stock Exchange. ... Read More
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US stocks open slightly lower Thursday

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Stocks are opening modestly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in banks and energy companies. Wells Fargo sank 2.5 percent early Thursday, despite a solid earnings report, following news that Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is selling some of its stake in the bank to avoid coming under additional regulatory scrutiny. Pier 1 Imports dropped 8.6 percent after reporting disappointing sales. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 3 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,341. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 31 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,566. The Nasdaq composite declined 4 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,831. U.S. markets will be closed Friday for the Good Friday holiday. ... Read More
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Global stocks lower after Trump talks down dollar

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Women walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after Wall Street fell for a second day and U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew a threat to declare China a currency manipulator. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after President Donald Trump withdrew a threat to declare China a currency manipulator and said the... Read More
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Industrial stocks lead US indexes lower Wednesday

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Industrial companies led U.S. stocks modestly lower on Wall Street. General Electric fell 1 percent Wednesday. Consumer goods makers bucked the downward trend and moved higher. PepsiCo gained 1.7 percent. Tractor Supply Company slumped 8.3 percent after issuing a weak forecast. Trading was subdued ahead of the Easter holiday weekend. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 8 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,344. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 59 points, or 0.3 percent, to 20,591. The Nasdaq composite declined 30 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,836. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.27 percent. U.S. markets will be closed Friday for the Good Friday... Read More
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Slightly lower open for US stocks Wednesday

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Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street as phone companies and banks take losses. Verizon and AT&T each fell about 0.5 percent in early trading Wednesday and Wells Fargo gave up 0.7 percent. Tractor Supply Company slumped 6.2 percent after issuing a weak forecast, and Delta Air Lines rose 3.6 percent after reporting earnings that beat analysts’ estimates. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 4 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,350. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 26 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,625. The Nasdaq composite slipped 3 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,862. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.29 percent. ... Read More
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World stocks mixed, yen and gold rise as global risks weigh

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People wait to cross a street in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm showing Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock index that tumbled 210.32 points to 18,537.55 in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Most Asia stock markets retreated Wednesday as rising geopolitical risks kept investors on edge, with Japanese shares leading the decline after the strengthening yen breached a key level. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- European shares gained Wednesda... Read More
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Regulators find lots of ‘fake news’ aimed at stock investors

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“Fake news” is not limited to presidential politics and conspiracy theories. Investors also have to be on the alert for stock promotions masquerading as unbiased reports online.= Federal regulators have brought civil fraud charges against 27 businesses and individuals for deceiving investors into believing what they were reading on websites were independent, impartial analyses of stocks. The writers were secretly paid for writing the bullish articles, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday. More than 250 articles had false statements attesting that the writers hadn’t been compensated by the companies they were writing about, the agency said in a series of orders and lawsuits. One writer was s... Read More
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US stocks open modestly lower Tuesday

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Stocks are opening modestly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in banks and energy companies. Fifth Third Bancorp fell 1.2 percent and Capital One Financial also lost 1.2 percent. Chesapeake Energy fell 2.4 percent. In earnings news, MTS Systems plunged 9 percent after reporting earnings that fell short of analysts’ estimates. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,352. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 24 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,629. The Nasdaq composite gave up 14 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,866. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.33 percent. ... Read More
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Stocks manage tiny gains Monday

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U.S. stock indexes closed barely higher, led by gains in energy companies as the price of crude oil rose for the fifth day in a row. Hess jumped 4 percent Monday and rig operator Transocean increased 2.6 percent. Phone companies were the biggest laggard Monday. AT&T lost 0.5 percent. Trucking companies Swift Transportation and Knight Transportation rose sharply on news the companies have agreed to combine. Swift jumped 23.7 percent and Knight climbed 13.4 percent. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 1 point, less than 0.1 percent, to 2,357. The Dow Jones industrial average also gained 1 point, less than 0.1 percent, to 20,658. The Nasdaq edged up 3 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,880. Bond prices... Read More
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US stock indexes edge higher in afternoon trading Monday

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Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes to modest gains in afternoon trading Monday as the price of crude oil headed higher for the fifth day in a row. Phone companies and financial stocks lagged the broader market. Several big corporate deals were also helping to lift the market. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,360 as of 2 p.m. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 48 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,704. The Nasdaq composite index added 11 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,889. Trading was relatively quiet ahead of the Good Friday holiday, when U.S. markets will be closed. THE QUOTE: “There’s no economic data today and it’s a short trading week,” said Ra... Read More
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Energy stocks lead early gains in US Monday

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Stocks are opening modestly higher on Wall Street, led by gains in energy and industrial companies. Oil companies were rising along with the price of crude early Monday. Hess rose 2.2 percent and rig operator Transocean increased 1.4 percent. Among industrial companies, transportation company Ryder System 1.7 percent. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,360. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 36 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,693. The Nasdaq composite climbed 16 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,894. Share this: ... Read More
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Stocks shake off disappointing jobs report and negative news

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Michelle Girard NatWest Markets Chief Economist, Forbes Media Chairman Steve Forbes, Barron’s Senior Editor Jack Hough, and Paul Aversano of Alvarez and Marsal Private Equity on why stocks stayed flat despite a disappointing jobs report, the airstrike in Syria, and the attack in Sweden.... Read More
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The Best Portable Vaporizer

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Our pick Grenco Science G Pen Elite The Elite delivers the best vapor quality for the money, it’s intuitive and easy to use, and it’s so satisfying you’d never choose smoking instead. This is the second year in a row we’ve found the Elite to be the best vaporizer for the money. The Elite has... Read More
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Stocks bounce back as energy, banks, retailers recover

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In this Jan. 12, 2017, photo, traders work on the Mizuho Americas trading floor in New York. Global stocks traded in narrow ranges Thursday, April 6, 2017, as investors nervously awaited the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, a day after minutes to the last meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve showed policymakers discussing how to unwind crisis-era policy measures. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- U.S. stocks are broad... Read More
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Stocks head higher as energy, banks, retailers recover

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U.S. stocks are broadly higher Thursday after a sharp drop late in the previous day. Energy companies are rising with the price of oil and retailers are up after a series of strong sales reports. Banks are also climbing as bond yields rise. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added 8 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,361 as of 1:20 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 75 points, or 0.4 percent, to 20,723. The Nasdaq composite gained 19 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,883. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks moved ahead of the rest of the market. It rose 10 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,362. Stocks are mostly down this week, and smaller companies have suffered the most. They’re down 1... Read More
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Lights out for General Electric's bulb biz, and other MoneyWatch headlines

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GE wants to sell its consumer light-bulb business; some Fed officials say stocks are overpriced; and insurance companies may discriminate against minority drivers. These headlines and more from CBS Moneywatch.... Read More
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US stocks off to a mixed start Thursday

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Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street as gains in energy companies and retailers are offset by losses in phone companies and banks. Bed Bath & Beyond jumped 5 percent early Thursday after reporting results that beat analysts’ forecasts, but Capital One Financial gave up 1 percent. Beverage maker Constellation Brands, which makes Corona and Modelo beers, jumped 7 percent after reporting a strong quarter. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index edged up 1 point to 2,354. The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 14 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,662. The Nasdaq composite rose 12 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,876. Bond prices rose slightly. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note slipped to 2.33 percent.... Read More
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An early rally evaporates on Wall Street Wednesday

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Stocks gave up an early gain and ended lower on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve indicated it could start reducing its bond holdings. Banks led the declines Wednesday. JPMorgan Chase lost 1.3 percent. The market had been broadly higher most of the day but started to turn lower after minutes released from the Fed’s last policy meeting indicated the central bank might start trimming its balance sheet later in the year. The Fed bought large amounts of bonds during the financial crisis to stimulate the economy. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,352. It was up 18 points earlier. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 41 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,648. The Nasdaq f... Read More
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If you build it, they’ll stay; boomers remodel their homes

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If you build it, they will stay. The small businesses that dominate the home remodeling industry are expecting robust growth in the next few years, thanks partly to baby boomers who want to remain in their homes. Home remodelers say they’ve had a pickup in projects from boomers who are in or approaching retirement and are seeking to modify their houses. It’s a trend known as “aging in place,” an alternative to moving to smaller quarters or a warmer climate. Many of these homeowners are hoping to make their surroundings easier to manage and safer in case they have health problems. They’re replacing bathtubs with walk-in showers, installing safety rails, widening doorways and building ramps — feature... Read More
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US stocks climb Wednesday after strong private payroll report

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U.S. stocks are climbing Wednesday after a survey of private businesses showed that hiring was very strong last month. Panera Bread is soaring after the sandwich and soup chain agreed to be bought by European conglomerate JAB for more than $7 billion. Consumer-focused companies like Amazon and McDonald’s and industrial and transportation companies are trading higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index climbed 13 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,373 as of 12:15 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 141 points, or 0.7 percent, to 20,830. The Nasdaq composite gained 27 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,925, above the record close it notched last week. ECONOMY: Payroll processor ADP said private U.... Read More
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Banks, energy lead early gains for stocks Wednesday

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Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street, led by gains in banks and energy companies. Investors were encouraged Wednesday by a report that private employers stepped up hiring in the U.S. last month. Panera Bread jumped 13.6 percent after the company agreed to be acquired by JAB Holdings, which also owns Peet’s Coffee & Tea and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 6 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,366. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 77 points, or 0.4 percent, to 20,771. The Nasdaq composite increased 13 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,912. Bond prices fell slightly. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.37 percent. ... Read More
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Staples and Conn's rise while Acuity Brands tumbles

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(AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: Conn's Inc., up $2.45 to $10.90 The furniture and mattress retailer announced a deal with Progressive Leasing to offer lease-to-own options to its customers. Acuity Brands Inc., down $30.13 to $173.93 The lighting maker's second-quarter profit and sales disappointed analysts. Staples Inc., up 85 cents... Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner® and Comcast® customers with access to News 12. Already registered or an Optimum customer?Log in ... Read More
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Stocks end little changed on Wall Street Tuesday

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Stocks are closing little changed on Wall Street as gains in energy companies are canceled out by losses in banks and other parts of the market. Oil and gas companies benefited from broad increases in energy prices. Chesapeake Energy jumped 6.8 percent and Range Resources rose 4.2 percent. Staples jumped 9.8 percent after the Wall Street Journal reported that the office supplies company is talking to private equity firms about a potential sale. Lighting maker Acuity Brands plunged 14.8 percent after its profit and sales were weaker than expected. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index edged up 1 point to 2,360. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 39 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,689. The Nasdaq composite g... Read More
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Gains in energy stocks bring US indexes back to breakeven

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U.S. stocks are little changed at midday Tuesday as energy companies move higher with the price of oil. Other industries aren’t moving much overall, with industrial companies higher and banks trading lower. Department stores, apparel companies and handbag makers are falling, but Amazon continues to rise. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was unchanged at 2,358 of 12:15 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 43 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,693. The Nasdaq composite remained at 5,894. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks held steady at 1,370. On the New York Stock Exchange, more stocks fell than rose. OIL: Benchmark U.S. crude rose 74 cents, or 1.5 percent, to $50.98 52 per ba... Read More
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Stocks slip again early Tuesday following weak business investment report

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U.S. stocks are lower again Tuesday morning after the Commerce Department said a measurement of business investment fell in February. Banks and energy companies are taking some of the biggest losses. Stocks fell the previous day after weak car sales raised some worries about spending on other types of purchases. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index skidded 6 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,352 as of 10:15 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 27 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,623. The Nasdaq composite fell 10 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,884. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks slipped less than 1 point to 1,368. SLOW START: The Commerce Department said orders to U.S. factories c... Read More
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Global shares mixed ahead of US-China talks

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A currency trader watches monitors near the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Tuesday after disappointing U.S. car sales data contributed to a bleak day on Wall Street. Investors are cautiously awaiting President Donald Trump's meeting with the Chinese president later this week. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- ... Read More
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Stocks end broadly lower on Wall Street Monday

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Stocks are ending broadly lower on Wall Street with some of the biggest losses going to automakers and parts suppliers following disappointing sales figures for March. Fiat Chrysler gave up 4.8 percent Monday and General Motors fell 3.4 percent. Electric car maker Tesla bucked the trend and jumped 7.3 percent after reporting sharply higher deliveries in the first quarter. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,357. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 13 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,650. The Nasdaq composite fell 17 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,894. Small-company stocks fell far more than the rest of the market. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasu... Read More
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US stocks slide as weaker auto sales trouble the market

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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, a man walks towards the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street, Monday, April 3, 2017, with the biggest gains going to materials and industrial companies. The early gains follow a solid first quarter for U.S. stocks. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- U.S. stocks are sinking Monday as car makers drop after reporting March sales figures that disappointed investors. Companies conne... Read More
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US stocks edge higher in early trading

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Stocks are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street with the biggest gains going to materials and industrial companies. The early gains Monday follow a solid first quarter for U.S. stocks. Steelmaker Nucor rose 1.3 percent in early trading. Electric car maker Tesla rose 2.7 percent after reporting a big jump in deliveries for ...... Read More
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Asian stocks gain on Japan data, awaiting US-China meeting

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People are reflected on an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, April 3, 2017. Asian markets were mostly higher Monday, cheered by a positive report on the Japanese economy, as players awaited a meeting between U.S. and Chinese leaders later in the week. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Asian markets were mostly higher Monday, cheered by a positive report on the Japanese economy, as players awaited a meeting between U.S. President Donal... Read More
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US stock indexes mixed in late-afternoon trading Friday

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U.S. stock indexes drifted mostly higher in late-afternoon trading Friday as the market closed out a solid quarter with the Nasdaq composite headed for another record high. Investors had their eye on several corporate deals and new economic data on consumer spending and inflation. Financial stocks were down the most, while utilities led the gainers. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average slid 60 points, or 0.3 percent, to 20,667 as of 2:18 p.m. Eastern Time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 3 points, or 2 percent, to 2,364. The Nasdaq composite index lost 2 points to 5,911. The index hit an all-time high on Thursday. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 5 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,387. T... Read More
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US stock indexes mixed in late-afternoon trading

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FILE - This Oct. 18, 2016 file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange building in New York. European stock markets traded in narrow ranges Friday, March 31, 2017, though trading has the potential to become quite volatile in the hours before the first quarter of the year ends.. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (Credit: AP) U.S. stock indexes drifted mostly higher in late-afternoon trading Friday as the market closed out a solid quarter with the Nasdaq composite headed for another record hi... Read More
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Markets wobble on last day of big quarter

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The stock market is closing out a solid quarter with a day of mixed trading on Wall Street. Major indexes were moving in a small range Friday. The Dow Jones industrials posted a small loss, dragged down by a 2 percent drop in Exxon Mobil. Utilities led the gainers. Exelon rose 1.5 percent. The Standard & Poor’s 500 edged up a fraction to 2,368. The Dow lost 27 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,700. The Nasdaq composite increased 7 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,921. Three stocks rose for every two that fell on the New York Stock Exchange. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.41 percent. ... Read More
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US stocks edge lower in early trade Friday

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Indexes are edging lower in early trading on Wall Street as banks, industrial companies and energy stocks head lower. Wells Fargo lost 0.5 percent in the first few minutes of trading Friday and Exxon Mobil fell 0.7 percent. The Nasdaq composite closed at an all-time high a day earlier. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 4 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,363. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 35 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,692. The Nasdaq composite gave back 12 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,902. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.40 percent. ... Read More
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China establishes itself as one of the largest Caviar producers

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It’s almost a decade since a worldwide ban was imposed on wild caviar production.Over-fishing, poaching and pollution had wiped out stocks of the fish whose eggs were a popular delicacy. Today the only legal caviar the rich can buy is farmed.And much of that is coming from an unlikely source.Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports from China.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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US stock indexes move higher in afternoon trading Thursday

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Banks and other financial companies led U.S. indexes modestly higher in afternoon trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings, deal news and economic data. Energy stocks also rose, getting a boost from rising crude oil prices. Utilities, real estate companies and other high-dividend paying stocks fell as bond yields headed higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 65 points, or 0.3 percent, to 20,724 as of 2:13 p.m. Eastern Time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,368. The Nasdaq composite index gained 15 points, or 0.3 percent, to 5,912. THE QUOTE: “Equities are ending the first quarter in a reasonably good place,” said Terry Sandven,... Read More
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US stocks waver in early trade Thursday

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Stocks are wavering between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street, while the price of crude oil moved higher. Energy stocks gained early Thursday. Murphy Oil rose 1.7 percent. High-end athletic apparel maker Lululemon plunged 21 percent after releasing a very weak forecast for the quarter. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped a point to 2,359. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 8 points to 20,646. The Nasdaq composite fell 2 points to 5,894. More stocks rose than fell on the New York Stock Exchange. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.40 percent. ... Read More
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Asia shares fall on China liquidity fear; Europe edges up

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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Asian stocks are drifting lower on Thursday after a lackluster performance on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Asian stock markets fell Thursday, led by a slide in Chinese shares on investor concerns about liquidity. European indexes edged higher as concerns waned over Britain's formal request to leave the European Union.... Read More
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Dave & Buster's declines while Vertex Pharmaceuticals jumps

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(AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday: RH, up $5.68 to $43.68 Investors were pleased with Restoration Hardware's quarterly results and its first-quarter projections. Exar Inc., up $2.37 to $12.99 The chipmaker agreed to be bought by rival MaxLinear for $13 a share, or $662 million. Verint Systems Inc., up $3.95 to $43.50 The maker... Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner® and Comcast® customers with access to News 12. Already registered or an Optimum customer?Log in ... Read More
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Energy leads US stocks mostly higher Wednesday

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Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher as crude oil prices rose. Banks and other financial stocks fell Wednesday as bond yields headed lower, which will mean lower interest rates on loans and lower profits for banks. U.S. Bancorp lost 1.3 percent. Depomed dropped 3 percent after the drugmaker replaced its CEO late Tuesday and shook up its board. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,361. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 42 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,659. The Nasdaq composite increased 22 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,897. Two stocks rose for every one that fell on the New York Stock Exchange. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year T... Read More
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US stock indexes mostly higher in afternoon trading; oil up

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Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher in early afternoon trading Wednesday as crude oil prices rose. Banks and other financial stocks fell the most as bond yields headed lower. Investors had their eye on the latest company earnings and economic news. New data showed more people signed contracts to buy U.S. homes last month. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added less than 1 point to 2,358 as of 1:15 p.m. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 57 points, or 0.3 percent, to 20,644. The Nasdaq composite index gained 12 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,887. The Dow has fallen for eight of the last nine days. Two stocks rose for every one that fell on the New York Stock Exchange. THE QUOT... Read More
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Stocks open mostly lower Wednesday

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Stocks are opening mostly lower on Wall Street led by declines in utilities and real estate companies. Banks were also lower as bond yields fell. Bank of America fell 0.5 percent. Drugmaker Depomed fell 3 percent after the company replaced its CEO late Tuesday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 2 points, or 0.17 percent, to 2,358. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 42 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,656. The Nasdaq composite increased 3 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,878. More stocks fell than rose on the New York Stock Exchange. Share this: ... Read More
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Mom holds her kid's car seat upside down to spread important message on car safety

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This story originally appeared on Babble and is reprinted with permission.Car seat safety continues to be a hot-button issue throughout parenting circles. When can they face forward? How old is too old for a booster? How high should that chest clip really be? Well a mom from Greene, Maine named Rachel McNamara recently went viral for her helpful car seat safety tips -- that have been pretty eye-opening, to say the least.... Read More
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World stocks rise on upbeat US data as Brexit request looms

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A man looks at an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Asian stocks were listless Wednesday as investors weighed strong U.S. economic reports against uncertainty as Britain readies a formal request to leave the European Union. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- World stock markets climbed Wednesday as strong U.S. economic reports shored up investor confidence, but British shares weakened as uncertainty rose ahead of... Read More
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Consumer confidence gain sends stocks up Tuesday

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A rally in bank stocks led U.S. indexes broadly higher on Wall Street, breaking an eight-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average. Investors were encouraged Tuesday by a survey that showed consumer confidence had climbed to the highest level in more than 16 years. Apple rose 2 percent and Goldman Sachs gained 1.7 percent, the biggest gains in the Dow. Darden Restaurants, which owns Olive Garden, gained 9 percent after reporting strong earnings and an acquisition. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index climbed 17 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,358. The Dow jumped 150 points, or 0.7 percent, to 20,701. The Nasdaq composite increased 34 points, or 0.6 percent, to 5,875. Three stocks rose for ... Read More
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US stock indexes veer higher as consumer confidence gains

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U.S. stock indexes moved slightly higher in morning trading Tuesday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings and economic news. New data showed strong gains in consumer confidence and U.S. home prices. Banks and other financial stocks led the way higher, while phone company stocks were down the most. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 60 points, or 0.3 percent, to 20,611 as of 11:02 a.m. Eastern Time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index added 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,347. The Nasdaq composite index gained 2 points to 5,842. The Dow has fallen for eight days in a row, its longest losing streak in more than five years. THE QUOTE: “The market is sort of in a holding pattern waiting ... Read More
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A mixed start for stocks on Wall Street Tuesday

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Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street, while energy companies rose along with the price of crude oil. Newfield Exploration rose 1.3 percent in the first few minutes of trading Tuesday. Industrial companies were lower. Northrop Grumman fell 0.5 percent. Darden Restaurants, owner of Olive Garden, gained 6 percent and software company Red Hat rose 5 percent after reporting results that beat analysts’ expectations. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index edged up 1 point to 2,342. The Dow Jones industrial average was little changed at 20,548. The Nasdaq composite rose 5 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,845. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.37 percent. ... Read More
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Snap shares surge as banks give flurry of ‘buy’ ratings

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(Reuters) – Shares of Snap jumped nearly 5 percent on Monday after several of the Snapchat owner’s IPO underwriters handed it badly needed “buy” ratings. Snap’s listing on March 1 was the largest by a technology firm in three years but trading has been volatile, with many investors critical of decelerating user growth. Snap has warned it may never become profitable. Analysts unrelated to the IPO had in recent weeks mostly assigned neutral or negative ratings toSnap, making it one of the worst-rated stocks on Wall Street. But on Monday, at least eight banks involved in Snap’s IPO gave it positive ratings, including Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. Its stock rose 4.79 percent to end at $23.83.... Read More
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DuPont, Impax Labs gain, G-III Apparel slides

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(AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: DuPont Inc., up 98 cents to $80.58 Regulators in the European Union approved the chemical company's combination with Dow Chemical. G-III Apparel Group Ltd., down $3.23 to $19.69 The retailer's fourth quarter disappointed investors and it said demand for outerwear fell. Impax Laboratories Inc., up... Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner® and Comcast® customers with access to News 12. Already registered or an Optimum customer?Log in ... Read More
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Stock indexes end bumpy day mostly lower Monday

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U.S. stock indexes finished a bumpy day mostly lower as losses for phone companies and banks outweighed gains in health care stocks. Major indexes clawed back some of the ground they lost in early Monday as investors worried that the defeat of the Republican-backed health care bill might make it tougher to pass business-friendly policies like tax reform. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,341. It was down almost 1 percent earlier. The Dow Jones industrial average gave back 45 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,550. The Nasdaq rose 11 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,840. About as many stocks rose as fell on the New York Stock Exchange. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year... Read More
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Stocks pare their losses as health care companies climb

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After falling sharply in the morning, U.S. stock indexes clawed back and were down only modestly in afternoon trading. A run higher for hospital stocks helped to stem losses for banks and other financial stocks. The dollar also pared its losses against other currencies. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down 3 points, or 0.1 percent, at 2,341 as of 2 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 41 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,555. The Nasdaq composite rose 10 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,839. AFTERNOON COMEBACK: Indexes had been down much more sharply early Monday on worries that the Trump White House may not be able to help businesses as much as once thought. The S&P 500 had been down as muc... Read More
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Stocks dip as ‘Trump trade’ heads in reverse

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Stocks around the world dipped Monday on worries that the Trump White House may not be able to help businesses as much as once thought. Many of the trends that have been in place since Election Day moved in reverse: The dollar’s value sank against other currencies, as did bank stocks, while prices rose for Treasury bonds. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,338, as of 11:42 a.m. Eastern time. It had been down as much as 0.9 percent earlier in the day. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 63 or 0.3 percent, to 20,533, and the Nasdaq composite slipped 4 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,823. Small-company stocks fell more than the rest of the market. The Russell 2000 index... Read More
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Stocks sink as ‘Trump trade’ flips into reverse

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Stocks around the world sank Monday on worries that the Trump White House may not be able to help businesses as much as once thought. Many of the trends that have been in place since Election Day went into sharp reverse: The dollar’s value sank against other currencies, as did bank stocks, while prices jumped for Treasury bonds. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 15 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,329, as of 10:25 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 141, or 0.7 percent, to 20,445. The Nasdaq composite dropped 29, or 0.5 percent, to 5,799. Small-company stocks, which have outpaced the rest of the market since the election, fell even more. The Russell 2000 index sank 14 points, or 1.... Read More
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Global stocks weaker as US health overhaul failure lingers

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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, March 27, 2017. Asian stocks got off to a weak start on Monday as caution among investors prevailed with lingering doubts about the future policy agenda of the new U.S. administration following the health care reform failure. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- Global stocks were lower on Monday as caution among investors prevailed with lingering doubts about the future policy agenda of the... Read More
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Stocks recover after health bill pulled Friday

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Stocks erased much of an afternoon loss and ended mixed after the Republican-backed health care reform bill was pulled because of a lack of support in Congress. The market still closed out its worst week since the election Friday. Several health care companies rose as the bill’s prospects worsened throughout the day. Hospital operator Community Health Systems soared 9.7 percent. The Standard & Poor’s 500 slipped 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,343. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 59 points, or 0.3 percent, to 20,596. The Nasdaq gained 11 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,828. More stocks fell than rose on the New York Stock Exchange. ... Read More
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Stocks sink as health care bill woes challenge Trump agenda

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In this Jan. 12, 2017, photo, traders work on the Mizuho Americas trading floor in New York. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, on Friday, March 24, 2017, led by gains in technology companies and banks. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- U.S. stocks are falling as the struggling Republican health care bill again dominates investors' attention. House Republicans say the proposal doesn't have enough support to pass in a vote this afternoon. That's casting some doub... Read More
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US stocks move higher Friday as health care vote remains uncertain

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U.S. stocks are higher Friday as technology companies rise, but challenges to the Republican-backed American Health Care Act are again weighing on the market. For most of this week investors have been waiting for answers about the fate of the bill, which is scheduled to be voted on later Friday after it was delayed a day ago. Stocks are on track for their biggest weekly loss of 2017. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index picked up 6 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,351 as of 1 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average added 13 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,669. It rose as much as 61 points earlier on. The Nasdaq composite jumped 32 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,849. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks ... Read More
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US stocks higher in early trading Friday

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Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks. Chipmaker Micron Technology surged 11 percent in early trading Friday after reporting results that were much better than analysts were expecting. Investors were keeping a close eye on Washington, where a vote was expected later in the day on the Republican-backed health care reform bill. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,351. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 38 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,695. The Nasdaq composite gained 26 points, or 0.5 percent, to 5,843. ... Read More
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Stocks climb, led by banks; health care debate continues

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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are treading water early Thursday, March 23, 2017, as investors wait for news about the fate of the Republican-backed health care bill, a centerpiece of President Donald Trump's business-friendly agenda of cuts to taxes and regulations and greater infrastructure spending. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) (Credit: AP) (AP) -- U.S. stocks are ... Read More
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US stocks turn higher in midday trade Thursday

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U.S. stocks are turning higher as bank stocks recover some ground thanks to an upturn in bond yields, which will make lending money more profitable. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is weighing down technology stocks Thursday after several major companies said they will stop advertising on YouTube because their ads were appearing alongside offensive videos including some promoting terrorism. Investors are keeping a close eye on Washington, where a vote was expected later Thursday on a Republican-backed health care bill. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 4 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,356. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 71 points, or 0.4 percent, to 20,733. The Nasdaq composite climbed ... Read More
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Banks lead stocks higher; health care debate continues

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U.S. stocks are mostly higher Thursday as bank stocks recover some ground thanks to an upturn in bond yields, which will make lending money more profitable. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, leads technology stocks lower as a number of companies say they will stop advertising on YouTube. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,354 as of 11 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average added 41 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,702. The Nasdaq composite rose 12 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,833. The Russell 2000 index, which tracks smaller companies, gained 12 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1,357. Three-fourths of the stocks on the New York Stock Exchange were rising. Stocks a... Read More
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US stocks open little changed Thursday

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Stocks are barely changed as Congress continues to debate health care legislation, a key first piece of President Donald Trump’s business-friendly agenda. Technology companies are down Thursday and giving up some of the previous day’s gains. Alphabet, Google’s parent company, lost 1.6 percent. Energy companies are slipping with oil prices but consumer-focused companies are rising. Clothing company PVH jumped 8.5 percent after strong earnings. Nike is up 2.1 percent after a sharp drop a day ago. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 4 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,345. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 25 points, or 0.1 percent, to 20,636. The Nasdaq composite shed 11 points, or 0.2 percent, to... Read More