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  • April 17- Carl's Jr will become the first fast food chain to sell a CBD-infused hamburger when its "Rocky Mountain High Cheeseburger Delight" goes on sale in Denver on Saturday, the company said. The Tennessee- based chain is selling the burger for just one day at one location in northeast Denver as part of its strategy to test out "bold and unexpected" flavors, the...

  • NEW YORK, April 16- U.S. That has eased concerns about a China economic slowdown. "There's the thought that with China's stimulus, people are going to focus more on Chinese retail sales and the bigger numbers that we get out of China this evening and without momentum in Treasuries right now, it's possible that that's bringing some insurance selling in Treasuries...

  • April 4- Goldcorp shareholders approved Newmont Mining Corp's $10 billion takeover offer on Thursday, removing one of the last remaining hurdles to create the world's largest gold producer. The deal, which would create a company with assets in the Americas, Africa and Australia, will be voted on by Newmont shareholders next Thursday. Vancouver- based Goldcorp...

  • Joshua Haupt is a 32-year-old marijuana multimillionaire who has been likened to the "Steve Jobs of cannabis." The Denver, Colorado resident grew up gardening and started growing cannabis in high school in order to treat his epilepsy. He credits his green thumb with developing growing methods that yield three times as much cannabis as the average grower. Haupt turned his growing methods into a $500 guidebook and a nutrient line that he sold to Medicine Man Technologies for 7 million shares.

  • Entrepreneur Joshua Haupt owns two cannabis grow facilities in Colorado

    Joshua Haupt is a marijuana millionaire who grew up gardening and started growing cannabis in high school because he used it to treat his epilepsy.

  • March 28- A former energy lobbyist who is President Donald Trump's new pick to lead the Interior Department told a key Senate panel on Thursday he would take precautions to prevent conflicts of interest in decisions involving former clients. The Interior Department, which oversees more than one-fifth of the U.S. land surface from Alaska to the Gulf of Mexico,...

  • March 28- U.S. lawmakers will quiz President Donald Trumps new pick to lead the Interior Department on Thursday, focusing on the former energy and mining lobbyists plans to expand fossil fuels production from the United States' public lands and waters. The Interior Department, which oversees more than a fifth of the U.S. land surface from Alaska to the Gulf of...

  • According to the documents, filed by the Advanced Biofuels Association, the EPA in 2017 stopped considering whether compliance with the Renewable Fuel Standard would prevent a refinery from making money and being competitive. Prior to May 2017, a refinery would have to pass both tests to get an exemption, ABFA alleged, citing EPA correspondence with a refiner...

  • March 7- Wall Street's main indexes headed toward. Europe's central bank said it would defer interest rate hikes and offered banks a new round of cheap loans, raising fresh concerns about global economic growth. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said "we are a period of continued weakness and pervasive uncertainty," as he announced cuts to the bank's...

  • Despite high costs, California is still among the best at attracting educated adults.

    In 93 percent of the country's 250 largest cities, rents have gone up in the past year.

  • "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...

  • 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&...

  • 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...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 28- U.S. The year-end stampede into safe-haven Treasuries has pushed the $15.5 trillion sector toward its biggest monthly rally in 2-1/ 2 years, on track to bring it into positive territory for 2018, according to an index compiled by Bloomberg and Barclays. There's a lot of chaos out there, "said Jerry Paul, senior vice president of fixed income at ICON...