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  • *Dollar up, forecast shows Florida appears to swing Clinton's way. TOKYO, Nov 9- The dollar tiptoed higher early on Wednesday, adding to overnight gains, as markets put a higher chance on Democrat Hillary Clinton winning the U.S. presidential election. The prospect of a victory by Republican Donald Trump took a knock with a projection that Clinton could take the key...

  • Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore.

    Many have questioned the enthusiasm in Republican Party leaders, but Jim Gilmore says that GOP leaders worked hard to secure votes for Donald Trump.

  • * "Trump ETF" at session high; VIX trade lowers. Wall Street sees the former secretary of state as a status quo candidate lending stability to the markets, while Republican candidate Donald Trump's stances on foreign policy, trade and immigration are less certain. "The market's betting that a Clinton victory will lift the cloud of uncertainty we've been facing the...

  • * "Trump ETF" at session high; VIX trade lowers. Nov 8- U.S. stocks rose for a second straight session on Tuesday as investors bet Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton would most likely win the U.S. presidential election. Wall Street sees the former secretary of state as lending greater clarity and stability to the markets, while Republican candidate Donald Trump's...

  • * "Trump ETF" at session high; VIX trade lowers. Wall Street sees the former secretary of state as lending greater clarity and stability to the markets, while Republican candidate Donald Trump's stance on foreign policy, trade and immigration is less certain. People were nervous Trump would win, "said Michael James, managing director of equity trading at Wedbush...

  • Nov 8- U.S. stocks rose for a second straight session on Tuesday, helped by early voter turnout estimates favoring Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election. Wall Street sees the former secretary of state as lending greater clarity and stability to the markets, while Republican candidate Donald Trump's stance on foreign policy,...

  • Record number of early votes in Florida

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest on what Florida voters want as the state sees incredible voter turnout.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 8- The dollar rose against the safe-haven Japanese yen and Swiss franc on Tuesday while the Mexican peso and Canadian dollar also gained as investors upped their bets on victory for Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election. A victory for Republican Donald Trump would be expected to drive capital into the perceived security of the Japanese...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 8- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday indicated it could allow Miami to pursue lawsuits accusing major banks of predatory mortgage lending to black and Hispanic home buyers resulting in loan defaults that drove down city tax revenues and property values. In September 2015, the Atlanta- based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 8- Global equity markets climbed and the Mexican peso rallied on Tuesday as investors leaned towards the possibility of a victory for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in one of the most contentious U.S. presidential election campaigns in history. The Mexican currency has been a market proxy for sentiment over the U.S. election and has...

  • Polling station at Kings Point in Delray Beach, Fla., on Nov. 8, 2016.

    These were the issues front and center for residents of this retirement community in Delray Beach. They may surprise you.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 8- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday indicated it could allow Miami to pursue lawsuits accusing major banks of predatory mortgage lending to black and Hispanic home buyers resulting in loan defaults that drove down city tax revenues and property values. If the court splits 4-4, the 11th Circuit ruling would stand and Miami would prevail.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 8- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday indicated it could allow Miami to pursue lawsuits accusing major banks of predatory mortgage lending to black and Hispanic home buyers resulting in loan defaults that drove down city tax revenues and property values. In September 2015, the Atlanta- based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower...

  • People attend an event called Souls to the Polls on November 6, 2016 in Cutler Bay, Florida, which aims to encourage minority voter turnout in the key swing state of Florida.

    The GOP candidate has mobilized Hispanic voters and driven record Latino turnout that could deny him the presidency.

  • People line up to vote at an early voting polling center in Miami on Nov. 3, 2016.

    Half of Florida's registered voters have already voted but turnout is still expected to be high, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Workers prepare to offload an incoming FedEx plane in Newark, New Jersey.

    FedEx is grounding one of its planes temporarily that has an engine General Electric flagged after a passenger jet erupted in flames last month.

  • (L-R) Barack Obama, Chelsea Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Mark Margolies-Mezvinsky, Michelle Obama, and Jon Bon Jovi at Independence Hall on November 7, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Hillary Clinton shored up support in battleground states while Donald Trump crisscrossed the country, NBC News reports.

  • Nov 7- FedEx Corp is grounding one of its planes temporarily that has an engine General Electric Co flagged after a passenger jet erupted in flames last month, a spokesman for the cargo airline told Reuters on Monday. In a statement, FedEx spokesman Chris Allen said the company was notified that an engine in one MD11 aircraft was affected. The American Airlines...

  • The company, which operates its fleet under brands such as Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty, forecast adjusted profit of 51 cents- 88 cents per share for the year, compared with its earlier estimate of $2.75- $3.50 per share. Revenue from the company's U.S. car rental business, which is also its biggest, fell 1.9 percent to $1.71 billion for the third quarter ended Sept. 30.

  • Latest poll shows Clinton up 1% in Florida

    More than 6 million Floridians have already cast their ballots. CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the early-voting numbers.