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June 26- Benet Wilson is one of the 2.5 million Americans who have paid a yearly fee to skip security lines at airports and thinks it's worth every penny she paid for a five-year membership in the Global Entry program offered by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection department. The value of spending $100 for Global Entry comes down to how often you fly.
Expanding Medicaid eligibility will significantly affect uninsured rates in seven major cities, and bring them billions in federal money, according to a study.
SINGAPORE, June 19- Nobo Okada wants to save the planet from orbiting junk, which he says is in danger of cutting us off from the satellites we depend on and the outer space beyond.
WASHINGTON, June 16- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out an appeals court ruling that had allowed a lawsuit by a federal regulatory agency to go forward against several banks over their role in selling mortgage-backed securities to now-failed credit unions.
Voters in Colorado and Washington state passed ballot measures in 2012 legalizing recreational marijuana use by adults. The first recreational pot stores opened in Colorado in January, and Washington is set to follow suit this year.
VANCOUVER, June 6- A funding technique mostly used to help companies build new mines is moving into the mainstream as a way to pay for acquisitions and could help boost industry deal volumes that have fallen for the past three years.
NEW YORK, June 5- European central bankers boosted world markets on Thursday by rolling out sub-zero interest rates and other anti-deflation measures that lifted the euro, U.S. The euro, a common currency used by 18 countries that a month ago traded at a hair under $1.40, initially sank on news of the European Central Bank's program.
NEW YORK, June 5- The euro turned higher on Thursday, bouncing back from losses caused by European central bankers rolling out sub-zero interest rates in a battle against low inflation, while Wall Street and U.S.
NEW YORK, June 5- The euro turned up on Thursday, bouncing back from losses caused by European central bankers rolling out sub-zero interest rates in a battle against low inflation, as Wall Street stock prices and yields on U.S.
*Fed to buy $2.25 bln- $2.75 bln notes due 2021-2024. NEW YORK, June 5- U.S. Treasuries yields rose on Thursday in choppy trading after the European Central Bank cut interest rates to record lows and announced new measures meant to help stimulate the region's economy.
The Foothill Ranch, California- based company began selling products made in Asia to Walmart in the 1990 s and is now supplying it with some U.S.-made products. Trying to rebuild that manufacturing capability, while making products that meet Walmart's standards, can require companies to "start from scratch," Kelley says.
NEW YORK, May 27- U.S. single-family home prices rose in March and beat expectations, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday. "The year-over-year changes suggest that prices are rising more slowly," David Blitzer, chairman of the index committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, said in a statement.
Odds are you guessed Florida, or maybe Arizona- two sunny states that have long been popular with the senior set. Lois O'Grady lives in Vermillion, South Dakota. But the region has another thing going for it: South Dakota was recently named the best state to retire in the nation, handily defeating retiree hot spots like Florida.
LITTLETON, Colorado, May 18- Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon's biggest supplier, is ramping up its use of 3 D printing and virtual reality simulators to drive down the huge costs of producing national security satellites and safeguard profits in the face of reductions in U.S. defense spending.
NEW YORK, May 18- DirecTV, the No. 1 U.S. satellite TV operator, said on Sunday it has agreed to sell itself to AT&T for $48.5 billion in the second mega-deal to shake up the U.S. television landscape this year. *Market capitalization of $189 billion. *116 million wireless subscribers in all 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The latest crackdown Friday was against Fusion Pharm Inc., a Denver- based company purportedly selling cultivation systems for marijuana. The SEC said it had decided to suspend trading in Fusion Pharm because of questions about "the accuracy of assertions" concerning its assets, revenues, financial statements, business transactions and financial condition.
NEW YORK, May 16- Two years ago, Denver- based oil and gas driller Bonanza Creek Energy wanted to spread its credit risk and hedge its production- and it called on some regional Main Street banks to help do it. Ohio- based KeyCorp led the lenders and was also among the banks providing hedging.
BOSTON, May 15- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc failed to win a majority of shareholder support for its executive pay on Thursday, a noteworthy rebuke for the Denver restaurant chain that has been one of its industry's top performers.
DENVER, May 14- Wal-Mart has settled lawsuits with the families of 23 people who died from a 2011 listeria outbreak traced to cantaloupe grown at a Colorado farm and sold by the retailer, both sides said on Wednesday. "Both Wal-Mart and my clients are pleased to get this behind us," Marler said.
LONDON, May 9- Central Oklahoma faces a significantly increased risk of a damaging earthquake, and the threat is probably related to oil and gas extraction, the U.S. Geological Survey warned on Monday.