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  • pageId= stock-index-poll Reuters poll data. NEW YORK, Oct 5- A more than eight-year bull market on Wall Street will simmer for the rest of 2017 before picking up again next year, said strategists in a Reuters poll who were optimistic about corporate profits but concerned about slow tax reform progress. President Donald Trump's recent proposals for the biggest...

  • PHILADELPHIA— A Norman Rockwell painting recently returned to a family after it was stolen from their New Jersey home more than 40 years ago is going up for auction. The 1919 painting, known as "Taking a Break" and "Lazybones," was returned to members of the Grant family by FBI art crimes agents in Philadelphia last March. Heritage Auctions announced Wednesday the...

  • Oct 4- New Jersey's highest court on Wednesday blocked TGI Fridays customers from pursuing a class-action lawsuit claiming that the restaurant chain failed to disclose drink prices on menus. The state Supreme Court ruled 5-1 that customers in the 7-1/ 2- year-old case did not show their claims had enough in common to justify a group lawsuit.

  • *PepsiCo down 2 pct after cutting FY organic revenue forecast. Oct 4- The Nasdaq and the S&P fell on Wednesday as investors likely took profits on tech stocks, the best performing sector in the recent rally, while the Dow touched a record high. "The market has been on a slow drift upward, in anticipation of the earnings season coming and the hopes about tax reform," said...

  • Global stock markets hit a record high with investors in exuberant mood in the United States overnight and in Asia, but sentiment in Europe was soured by a political crisis gathering steam in Spain. "The market has been on a slow drift upward, in anticipation of the earnings season coming and the hopes about tax reform," said Rick Meckler, president of investment...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— I had filled out a form to win a Whole Foods gift certificate. "All you have to do is come to Atlantic City to pick up your gift," Hannah said. I had zero interest in a timeshare, but my husband and I had never been to Atlantic City and the airline tickets sounded promising.

  • WASHINGTON— The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $29 billion in disaster aid to cover ongoing hurricane relief and recovery efforts and to pay federal flood insurance claims. In the meantime, Wednesday's request proposal would provide $16 billion to pay those flood claims, along with $13 billion for Federal Emergency Management Agency...

  • *Stocks on Wall Street hit fresh closing highs. *Oil falls as OPEC output rises in September. NEW YORK, Oct 2- Stock markets climbed worldwide on Monday, lifted by optimism over the outlook for corporate earnings and U.S.

  • *Stocks on Wall Street hit fresh record highs. *Oil falls as OPEC output rises in September. The Institute for Supply Management said its index of U.S. factory activity rose to a reading of 60.8 last month, the highest reading since May 2004, from 58.8 in August.

  • In a complaint filed with the federal court in Newark, New Jersey, Shire accused Allergan of violating antitrust laws to preserve its roughly 90 percent share in Medicare prescription drug plans for its older and "clinically inferior" dry eye drug Restasis, and block prescriptions of Shire's rival drug Xiidra. "Quite simply, Allergan has and will continue to use...

  • Altice USA and Disney have been at loggerheads over how much the fourth-largest U.S. cable operator would pay to continue carrying ESPN, ABC and other channels on its Optimum cable service. The deal announced on Sunday allows Altice's Optimum cable service to head off the risk of a blackout that would put at risk some of its 3.1 million subscribers in New Jersey,...

  • "Everyone is talking about Maria," said Julianna Melendez, 36, while out at a bar in Guaynabo, near the capital San Juan. The Republican president said his government was doing a "great job" to help Puerto Rico recover and took a new swipe at critics who said he had been slow to aid the island. "We have done a great job with the almost impossible situation in Puerto Rico.

  • The Republican president said his government was doing a "great job" to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria and took a new swipe at critics who said he had been slow to aid the island, where the power grid was destroyed 12 days ago. "We have done a great job with the almost impossible situation in Puerto Rico. His senior general leading military relief...

  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Oct 1- U.S. lawmakers urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop sniping at Puerto Ricans and get to work helping them recover from a devastating hurricane, two days before he was to visit the island, where people remained without food, water or power. The Republican president said his government was doing a "great job" to help Puerto Rico...

  • President Donald Trump said on Sunday his government was doing a "great job" to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria and took a new swipe at critics who said he had been slow to aid the island, whose power grid was destroyed 12 days ago. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, who lost her house in the storm and has been attacked by Trump on Twitter, said on Sunday she...

  • President Donald Trump on Saturday placed blame squarely on Puerto Ricans for the slow recovery from Hurricane Maria after critics and the mayor of San Juan complained his administration's response to the U.S. territory's plight was insufficient. Trump, who plans to visit the island on Tuesday, fired off a series of angry tweets from his private golf club in...

  • President Donald Trump on Saturday placed blame squarely on Puerto Ricans for the slow recovery from Hurricane Maria after critics and the mayor of San Juan complained his administration's response to the U.S. territory's plight was insufficient. Trump, who plans to visit the island on Tuesday, fired off a series of angry tweets from his private golf club in...

  • Maria, the most powerful storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, has destroyed roads, making it difficult to get food, water and fuel around the island. Trump, who plans to visit the island on Tuesday, fired off a series of angry tweets from his private golf club in New Jersey, taking aim at the mayor of San Juan, the island's capital and largest city.

  • Trump, who was spending the weekend at his private golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, fired off a series of angry tweets early on Saturday complaining that media coverage of the suffering was unfair, and took aim at the mayor of San Juan, the island's largest city. "Such poor leadership by the Mayor of San Juan and others in Puerto Rico who are not able to get their...

  • Trump took to Twitter early on Saturday to fire back at the mayor of San Juan, the island's largest city. Maria, the most powerful storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, wiped out the power and communications systems, making it difficult to get food, water and fuel around the island. "Such poor leadership by the Mayor of San Juan and others in Puerto Rico who are...