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  • U.S. residents paid Uncle Sam an average of $8,943 per person in federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016.. A look at how the District of Columbia and the states rank in per capita federal taxes:. 1. District of Columbia: $36.569.

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    Amy A. Lecoq shed her home-centered life to become an activist, traveling to testify about financial exploitation of older Americans.

  • J.C. Penney Co. said Friday that it is delaying the closure of 138 stores by several weeks after more people started visiting those locations. Riverview Mall in Bullhead City. Fort Morgan Main Street in Fort Morgan.

  • NEW YORK— The results of a staff survey jolted Alex Slater into realizing how drastically his business needed a culture change. About half the 19 employees at his Clyde Group public relations firm said they planned to leave in one to two years, and rated the environment as "average" or "needs improvement." "It was a big, almost shocking, learning moment for me where I...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— A national survey shows New Jersey hospitals have improved the quality of care over the last year. The Leapfrog Group's hospital report card released Wednesday ranks New Jersey as 15th best for protecting patients from harm. Maine, Hawaii, Oregon, Wisconsin and Idaho made up the Top 5..

  • *Kuna hits eight-week low as worry over Agrokor group mounts. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, April 5- The kuna fell on Wednesday due to uncertainty over the debt of Croatia's biggest. Croatia's parliament could pass an emergency law as early as Wednesday to shield the economy from big company failures after food and retail company Agrokor piled up debts, leaving it struggling...

  • March 29- In the last four years, North Carolina has become the second largest solar market in the United States, behind only California. It has installed more solar energy than Texas, which has nearly three times the population; more than Arizona, which has twice as many sunny days; and more than New York, which has far more aggressive renewable energy targets.

  • The current designation process "lacks transparency and accountability, insufficiently tracks data, and does not have a consistent methodology for determinations," wrote 10 Republican senators to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, who chairs the Financial Stability Oversight Council. The council "has created substantial new regulatory costs while...

  • *Expects Q3 adj profit $1.43- $1.57/ shr vs. est $0.90/ shr. *DRAM chip prices up 21 pct in Q2. March 23- Micron Technology Inc forecast current-quarter revenue and profit far ahead of analysts' estimates as prices for memory chips climb amid tight supplies and demand surges for storage chips used in smartphones.

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday defended himself against Democrats' charges that multiple conflicts of interest would force him to miss too many SEC votes. Clayton, a partner at elite law firm Sullivan& Cromwell, is expected to win...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday defended himself against Democrats' charges that multiple conflicts of interest would force him to miss too many SEC votes. Clayton, a partner at elite law firm Sullivan& Cromwell, is expected to win...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday defended himself against Democrats' charges that multiple conflicts of interest would force him to miss too many SEC votes. Clayton, a partner at elite commercial law firm Sullivan& Cromwell, is expected to...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday defended himself against charges from Democrats that he had multiple conflicts of interest that would cause him to miss too many SEC votes. The senior Democrat on the committee, Sherrod Brown of Ohio, said he...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will face questions on his vision for the agency at his confirmation hearing on Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee. A partner at Sullivan& Cromwell who is not registered with any political party, Clayton has...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will face questions on his vision for the agency at his confirmation hearing on Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee. A partner at Sullivan& Cromwell who is not registered with any political party, Clayton has...

  • Even if Congress does look to rewrite the 2010 Dodd-Frank law, it is unlikely to muster enough votes in the Senate for the strong across-the-board overhaul industry leaders had hoped for, roughly a half dozen lobbyists told Reuters in recent interviews. But they see short-term hopes for less stringent oversight by agencies like the Federal Reserve or the...

  • CHICAGO, March 16- A Wal-Mart Stores Inc supplier has recalled frozen pizzas available in 11 U.S. states due to concerns about possible listeria contamination, according to the retailer and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. RBR Meat Company recalled about 21,220 pounds of Marketside Extra Large Supreme Pizza that were shipped to retail distribution...

  • In separate meetings, the Senate Banking Committee led by Idaho Republican Chairman Mike Crapo and the House Financial Services Committee led by Texas Republican Jeb Hensarling approved a series of identical bills, paving the way votes by the full Senate and House of Representatives. Other changes in the bills would raise the number of people who can invest...

  • WASHINGTON, March 9- A U.S. Senate panel on Thursday approved with bipartisan support a raft of bills aimed at spurring capital formation, marking its first step this year toward modernizing market rules that critics have said are outdated and get in the way of business expansion and investment. The Senate Banking Committee, led by Idaho Republican Chairman...

  • BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University students- 2030 GMT. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in conversation on the economy and the role of the Federal Reserve before the Financial...