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  • *FDIC computers hacked in 2010, 2011, 2013- congressional report. The report cited an internal FDIC investigation as identifying Beijing as the likely perpetrator of the attacks, which the probe said were covered up to protect the job of FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg, who was nominated for his post in 2011.. "The committee's interim report sheds light on the...

  • *FDIC computers hacked in 2010, 2011, 2013- congressional report. The report cited an internal FDIC investigation as identifying Beijing as the likely perpetrator of the attacks, which the probe said were covered up to protect the job of FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg, who was nominated for his post in 2011.. "The committee's interim report sheds light on the...

  • *S&P 500 sets intraday record high before edging lower. *Dow sets intraday record peak before trading unchanged. NEW YORK, July 13- Major U.S. stock indexes gave back gains on Wednesday after hitting record intraday highs and European shares slipped after a plunge in oil prices pushed energy stocks lower on both sides of the Atlantic.

  • July 13- U.S. stocks took a breather on Wednesday, with investors turning their focus to corporate earnings reports to justify valuations following a three-day record-setting rally. A strong U.S. jobs report on Friday, easing political tension in Japan and Britain and increased prospects of central banks providing stimulus post Britain's vote to leave the...

  • July 13- After a three-day record-setting rally, U.S. stocks took a breather on Wednesday, with investor focus now on corporate reports to see if the higher valuations are justifiable. A strong U.S. jobs report on Friday, easing political tension in Japan and Britain and increased prospects of central banks providing stimulus post Britain's vote to leave the...

  • Britain's vote to leave the European Union is already taking a toll on some small U.S. businesses, with canceled tour bookings in New York and U.K. retailers cutting back their orders from American suppliers. The plunge in the pound against the U.S. dollar after the vote three weeks ago makes goods and services more expensive for those in the U.K., and means British...

  • NEW YORK, July 13- UBS Group AG said on Wednesday it will offer a new type of investment fund called NextShares through its U.S. wealth-management unit, becoming the first major distributor for a product that backers hope will replace mutual funds. UBS will offer the funds starting in 2017, according to Jeff Miller, a UBS Wealth Management Americas managing...

  • BOSTON— A fisherman has been bitten on the arm by a type of shark called a dogfish off the coast of Massachusetts and has been rescued by the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard received a radio call Tuesday morning from the captain of the 26- foot fishing boat Miss Molly reporting he was bitten while fishing alone 16 miles from Cape Ann, just northeast of Boston.

  • BOSTON— The state's earned income tax credit would increase and online marketplaces such as Airbnb would be required to pay the same taxes as hotels and motels under legislation proposed Tuesday by a Senate panel. The provisions were added to an economic development bill that is slated for debate in the full Senate on Thursday. Boosting the state benefit would...

  • BELIZE CITY, Belize, July 12- Burdened by chronic back pain, Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow avoids traveling abroad, his colleagues say. But in January, he flew to Washington and visited one government agency after another on a singular mission: reconnecting his country to the U.S. financial system. As banks scrub their books of potentially risky businesses...

  • Cities that offer plentiful jobs for educated young adults— New York, Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington— have become prohibitively expensive home markets. St. Louis, near where Brouk lives, is one. So are Minneapolis, Pittsburgh and Kansas City, Missouri.

  • BOSTON— The Latest on a court challenge to block the Mashpee Wampanoag's planned $1 billion casino in Massachusetts:. A judge is expected to rule on whether the federal government rightly took hundreds of acres into trust for a Massachusetts tribe now building a $1 billion casino on part of their reservation lands. Lawyers for 25 Taunton residents opposed to...

  • BOSTON— The commuter services company that has incurred heavy financial losses since taking over operation of the state's commuter rail system would receive more than $15 million in additional payments over the next 12 months under contract revisions aimed at improving service and reliability. The company, a subsidiary of French transportation giant...

  • ASPEN, Colo., July 11- General Motors Co and ride-hailing company Lyft Inc said on Monday they would expand their short-term rental program to California and Colorado, building on an effort that GM President Dan Ammann said has "dramatically exceeded expectations." It currently operates in Chicago, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. In a joint interview with...

  • DETROIT— General Motors and ride-hailing service Lyft are expanding their Express Drive short-term vehicle rental program to California and Colorado. It launched in Chicago in March and has expanded to Boston, Washington D.C. and Baltimore. Express Drive will launch in San Francisco this summer and Los Angeles and Denver this fall.

  • July 11- The S&P 500 hit a record intraday high on Monday as investors were more optimistic about the U.S. economy amid lingering concerns about global growth. The benchmark index, which struggled to break past its May 2015 high in the past few months, got a solid boost on Friday after a robust monthly jobs report. At 11:13 a.m. ET, the index was up 10.53 points, or 0.49...

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, July 11- Tech billionaire Elon Musk's acknowledgement that, over the years, he had "bandied about" with some of his biggest shareholders the idea of combining Tesla Motors Inc and SolarCity Corp is rare public recognition of the access and insights large investors get. Yes, there have been discussions and I think some of them see it as a natural thing...

  • July 11- General Motors Co and ride-hailing company Lyft Inc said they would expand their express drive program to California and Colorado. Express drive, a short-term rental program that makes GM cars available to Lyft drivers at affordable rates along with insurance and maintenance, will also include the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and the extended-range...

  • BOSTON— Fears that Boston's iconic Citgo sign may soon go dark have spurred an effort to give it landmark status. The Boston University building on which the 3,600- square-foot red, white and blue sign sits is for sale. Supporters call the sign part of the very fabric of Boston, seen every time a home run sails over Fenway Park's Green Monster wall.

  • BOSTON— A decision on whether a Massachusetts tribe can continue building a $1 billion casino south of Boston now rests with a federal judge, after casino opponents and the federal government made their case at a Monday court hearing. Opponents are seeking to overturn the Department of the Interior's September 2015 decision to place over 300 acres in trust for...