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  • Oil rose to the highest level in more than three weeks after top exporters Saudi Arabia and Russia said supply cuts needed to last into 2018, a step toward extending an OPEC- led deal to support prices for longer than originally agreed. "The oil markets are acting well and that's helping," said R.J. Grant, head of trading at Keefe, Bruyette& Woods in New York, who also...

  • Surveillance video from a nearby business shows the moment a jet crashed near a small airport outside New York City and burst into flames. The Learjet 35 went down Monday afternoon near Teterboro Airport, killing both crew members. No one else was onboard the aircraft, which was coming from Philadelphia.

  • CARLSTADT, N.J.— A jet trying to land at a small airport near New York City crashed less than a mile from the runway among small warehouses and industrial buildings Monday, killing two crew members and sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air. Police said no passengers were aboard the Learjet 35 when it went down around 3:30 p.m. a...

  • Lidl said in February it planned to open its first 20 U.S. stores in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, with 80 more to follow in the United States within the first year. Lidl is owned by Germany's privately held Schwarz Group. According to the company's website, it is hiring workers in 38 cities in the eastern U.S. states of Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, New...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— Ben Lieberman just wanted to find out what may have caused the head-on collision that killed his 19- year-old son, Evan, on a highway north of New York City. He's channeling his grief over the 2011 accident into a proposal that would allow police at accident scenes in New York to immediately examine drivers' cellphones with a device to determine if...

  • Lidl said in February it planned to open its first 20 U.S. stores in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, with 80 more to follow in the United States within the first year. Lidl is owned by Germany's privately held Schwarz Group. According to the company's website, it is hiring workers in 38 cities in the eastern U.S. states of Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, New...

  • *China's Qiaowai is a leading agency for U.S. SHANGHAI, May 12- While Jared Kushner's family company apologized this week for mentioning the White House adviser's name when wooing Chinese investors to fund a New Jersey real estate project, one Chinese immigration agency was touting its role in the deal. For Beijing- based Qiaowai, which organized the roadshow for...

  • SHANGHAI, May 12- The company owned by the family of senior White House aide Jared Kushner will skip roadshow events in China this weekend seeking money from local investors for a real estate project in exchange for a shot at U.S. immigrant visas, a company spokesman said. Nicole Kushner Meyer, Jared's sister, appeared at marketing events last weekend in Beijing...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. Treasury yields were little changed for a second day on Thursday after hitting their highest levels since March as losses in Wall Street stocks offset an April jump in producer prices and a poorly received 30- year bond auction. "The weakness in equities is keeping Treasury yields under wraps," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. Treasury yields were little changed for a second day on Thursday after hitting their highest levels since March as losses in Wall Street stocks offset an April jump in producer prices and a poorly received 30- year bond auction. "The weakness in equities is keeping Treasury yields under wraps," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rates...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- The dollar fell for the first time in five days against the yen on Thursday, as investors consolidated recent gains, with concerns related to the fallout of U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected dismissal of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey also undermining the currency. "We do need impetus from new drivers because the...

  • A real estate agent shows a home to a prospective buyer in Miami.

    Your dream house may not be worth the asking price. Don't ignore these four red flags when you put down an offer.

  • May 10- Sunlight Financial, a startup that provides loans for home solar systems, on Wednesday said it received a $500 million commitment from Technology Credit Union that will finance about 20,000 new rooftop installations. The announcement, Sunlight's largest single funding commitment to date, comes as demand for residential solar is slowing in...

  • NEW YORK, May 9- Apple Inc became the first U.S. company to top the $800 billion mark in market capitalization on Tuesday, slightly more than two years after it crossed the $700 billion threshold. It may be the most powerful franchise in the country today, "said Rick Meckler, president of LibertyView Capital Management in Jersey City, New Jersey, whose firm does not own...

  • *Apple closes with market cap of $803 bln. May 9- The S&P 500 fell on Tuesday after edging up to an intra-day record high for the second straight session, while Apple became the first U.S. company to close with a market capitalization above $800 billion. said Bruce Bittles, chief investment strategist for Robert W. Baird& Co..

  • NEW YORK, May 9- Apple Inc became the first U.S. company to top the $800 billion mark in market capitalization on Tuesday, slightly more than two years after it crossed the $700 billion threshold. It may be the most powerful franchise in the country today, "said Rick Meckler, president of LibertyView Capital Management in Jersey City, New Jersey, whose firm does not own...

  • May 9- Prudential Financial Inc shareholders on Tuesday approved the company's compensation for executives and sided with directors in rejecting a proposal that would require an independent board chairman. Shareholders voted at the annual shareholders meeting in Newark, New Jersey, to award Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Strangfeld a total of...

  • A sales pitch from Kushner's sister to Chinese investors is causing controversy

    A former White House ethics advisor told NBC News that a sales pitch from Jared Kushner's sister to potential Chinese investors came close to soliciting a bribe.

  • NEW YORK, May 8- With the U.S. stock market near record highs, hedge fund managers presented ideas that largely depend on rising property values and corporate mergers for growth at a high-profile investment event in New York on Monday. Shares in Toronto- listed DHX Media Ltd, which owns rights to popular children's television shows including "Bob the Builder" and "...

  • NEW YORK, May 8- Stocks were little changed and the euro fell on Monday from highs it touched after pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron's emphatic and expected victory in France's presidential election as investors cashed in recent gains. "The results came in as expected and the market had already factored that in," said Andre Bakhos, managing director at Janlyn...