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  • Democratic senators urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to press China for a trade deal that fully addresses the technology transfer and intellectual property concerns outlined by U.S. Led by Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, the senators said in a letter to Trump that any deal with Beijing must at a minimum commit China to "cease the predatory...

  • A customer shopping for marijuana in Colorado.

    Colorado's regulated pot industry sales have topped $6 billion since legal recreational marijuana sales began and taxes generated by the industry grew by nearly 8 percent last year, the state reported Tuesday.

  • Feb 11- U.S. stocks gave up early gains and were struggling for direction on Monday, as investors weighed the possibility of another partial government shutdown and trade talks between the world's two largest economies resumed in Beijing. "There is a looming threat of another shutdown, because if we go into another shutdown, it could last even longer than the...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- Many U.S. companies that gorged on cheap debt with forgiving terms over the last decade now find themselves shackled by it, spending much of their earnings paying off lenders rather than investing in their businesses or hiring. Some 17 percent of publicly-traded U.S. companies had trouble making debt interest payments at the end of last year, up...

  • "There certainly were more winners and losers in November and December than in recent years when the market was fairly quiet," said Daniel Myers, market analyst at Gelber& Associates in Houston, noting there is more interest in a market that provides the opportunity to take advantage of big price swings. Since November, the difference between the highest trading...

  • Jan 31- Wall Street ascended on Thursday, with the S&P 500 wrapping up its biggest monthly increase since 2015 after strong earnings from Facebook Inc added to optimism after the Federal Reserve's dovish remarks. "There was a severe lack of trust in the Fed a month ago, and that has been relieved," said Craig Callahan, chief executive officer of Icon Advisors in...

  • Jan 31- The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq extended a rally on Thursday as strong earnings from Facebook Inc added to optimism after the Federal Reserve's dovish remarks, while investors waited for the outcome of U.S.- China trade talks. "There was a severe lack of trust in the Fed a month ago, and that has been relieved," said Craig Callahan, Chief Executive Officer of Icon...

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  • NEW YORK, Jan 25- U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday, with 10- year yields bouncing from a one-week low, as Wall Street stocks climbed on upbeat company results, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth and the U.S.- China trade conflict. "The market is getting its cue from the equity market," said Subadra Rajappa, head of U.S. rates strategy at SG Corporate&...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 24- The Republican-led U.S. Senate planned votes for Thursday on competing proposals, one broadly backed by Democrats and the other by Republicans, to end the partial government shutdown, both of which seemed unlikely to resolve the month-long impasse. Republican President Donald Trump last month triggered the shutdown, now in its 34th day, by...

  • LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 22: American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten greets a crowd of striking teachers in Grand Park on January 22, 2019 in downtown Los Angeles, California.

    Teachers overwhelmingly approved a new contract Tuesday and planned to return to the classroom after a six-day strike over funding and staffing in the nation's second-largest school district.

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 18- Detained in a California lockup with hundreds of other immigrants seeking asylum, Duglas Cruz faced a choice. But his $1- a-day salary at the privately run Adelanto Detention Facility did not stretch far. That is more than four times the price at a Target store near the small desert town of Adelanto, about two hours northeast of Los...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 15- Some 30,000 Los Angeles teachers on strike for higher pay, smaller classes and more staff walked picket lines in the rain for a second day on Tuesday as Mayor Eric Garcetti embraced their cause while trying to nudge the two sides back to the bargaining table. There was no immediate word in response from either the mayor's office or LAUSD, which...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 15- Some 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers demanding higher pay, smaller classes and more support staff from the nation's second-largest school district walked picket lines for a second day on Tuesday, with no new talks on the horizon. The strike, shattering 30 years of labor peace by Los Angeles teachers, has not completely idled instruction...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 15- United Airlines on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter profit that easily beat Wall Street forecasts, sending shares higher, as the No. 3 U.S. carrier scheduled more flights out of its hubs and won back customers after a series of public relations disasters. Chicago- based United attributed its revenue growth to a strategy launched last January to...

  • Jan 14- Newmont Mining Corp said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Goldcorp Inc for $10 billion, creating the world's biggest gold producer in the face of dwindling easy-to-find reserves of the precious metal. Vancouver- based Goldcorp's Toronto- listed shares rose 7 percent to C $13.75 at 12:03 p.m. ET. Newmont Mining's shares were down about 8.8 percent at...

  • Jan 14- Newmont Mining Corp said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Goldcorp Inc in a deal worth $10 billion, creating the world's biggest gold producer in the face of dwindling easy-to-find reserves of the precious metal. The new company, to be called Newmont Goldcorp, is set to overtake current leader Barrick Gold's annual production and will have mines in the...

  • Midwest, causing at least five roadway deaths, stranding some motorists in Missouri and canceling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday. The storm hit Kansas and Missouri on Friday and pummeled those states again on Saturday as it extended into parts of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, said U.S. In Kansas City, snow dusted the field at...

  • Midwest, causing several roadway deaths, stranding some motorists in Missouri and cancelling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday. The storm hit Kansas and Missouri on Friday and pummeled those states again on Saturday as it extended into parts of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, said U.S. In Kansas City, seats at Arrowhead Stadium were...

  • Midwest, stranding some motorists in Missouri and cancelling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday. The storm hit Kansas and Missouri on Friday and continued pummeling those states on Saturday, as it extended into parts of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, said U.S. More than 1,200 motorists in Missouri were stranded and there were four...