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  • Facebook Inc rose 1.6% ahead of its report after the bell on Wednesday, while Amazon.com Inc and Google-parent Alphabet Inc were each up about 0.5% ahead of their reports on Thursday. That is more worrying than my actual investment in Alphabet, "said Jake Dollarhide, chief executive officer of Longbow Asset Management in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The technology index...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- The so-called FANG stocks take center stage on Wall Street this week, with Amazon, Alphabet and Facebook set to report as the S&P 500 approaches a record high. "Im more concerned about how the reports from the likes of Alphabet and Facebook will affect my other tech stocks, because they suck the oxygen out of the room every time something...

  • Now, it has halted such payments at all 21 company sites after new allegations of improper handling of maintenance records arose at another base in Idaho, Mountain Home Air Force Base, John Henderson, the Air Force assistant secretary for installations, said in a statement to Reuters late on Friday. Balfour Beatty will not receive any management incentive fees,...

  • Vermont was one of the first to get the ball rolling last year with its Remote Worker Grant Program, offering individuals up to $10,000 over two years to move to the Green Mountain State.

    Where you live could pay off.

  • NEW YORK, July 17- U.S. crude oil stockpiles fell more than expected last week, while gasoline and distillate inventories rose sharply, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday, due to the impact of the first major hurricane to hit the U.S. U.S. crude fell 39 cents per barrel to trade at $57.24 a barrel by 11:09 a.m. EDT 1/ 81509 GMT 3/ 8, while gasoline...

  • NORMAN, Okla., July 15- Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson& Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis. Lawyers for the state, including Attorney General Mike Hunter, told a judge in Norman, Oklahoma that J&J's "...

  • NORMAN, Okla., July 15- Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson& Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis. Lawyers for the state, including Attorney General Mike Hunter, told a judge in Norman, Oklahoma that J&J's "...

  • Lawyers for Attorney General Mike Hunter and J&J are set to deliver closing arguments in state court in Norman, Oklahoma following six weeks of testimony from current and former J&J executives and victims of the epidemic. The case is one of more than 2,000 actions by state and local governments accusing drug manufacturers of contributing to an epidemic...

  • July 10- U.S. crude oil stockpiles fell by nearly 10 million barrels last week, far more than expected, as refineries processed the most crude oil since January, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. Stocks have now fallen for four consecutive weeks, according to the EIA, and this week's official data follows similar industry estimates from...

  • Vermont was one of the first to get the ball rolling last year with its Remote Worker Grant Program, offering individuals up to $10,000 over two years to move to the Green Mountain State.

    The imbalance of geographic opportunity in the U.S. is resulting in shrinking populations and causing a brain drain of educated workers in many states. To combat this, some states are offering money and other incentives to get people to move there.

  • Railroad tracks leading into the historic train depot in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

    By the numbers, these are America's worst states for business, according to a 2019 CNBC ranking released today. They received low marks for the quality of their workforce, business-friendliness, education and economic growth.

  • In CNBC's America's Top States for Business study, we used hard data—including health, crime, environmental quality and inclusiveness—to evaluate quality of life in all 50 states. By the numbers, these 10 states are America's worst places to live.

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    These states are the cheapest places to live in the US, according to the 2019 CNBC America's Top States for Business study released Wednesday. To determine which states are most affordable, we examined cost of living, housing, food prices and more.

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    The Sooner State is one of the most affordable states in which to live and work, but the state's education system needs some attention.

  • TOKYO, July 10- Oil prices gained more than 1% in early trade on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating concerns about oversupply. West Texas Intermediate WTI futures rose 90 cents, or 1.5%, to $58.73 by 0027 GMT. The U.S. and global benchmarks have risen this year as OPEC and big...

  • June 26- U.S. crude oil stocks fell by nearly 13 million barrels last week, the most in nearly three years, as exports hit a record high, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. That was the most since September 2016, according to the statistical arm of the Department of Energy. "The report was solidly bullish with the extraordinary crude oil...

  • *U.S.- Iran tensions underpin prices. LONDON, June 26- Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected. Front-month Brent crude futures, the international benchmark, were up $1.24 at $66.29 per barrel by 1345 GMT.

  • *U.S.- Iran tensions underpin prices. LONDON, June 26- Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected. Front-month Brent crude futures, the international benchmark, were up 84 cents at $65.89 per barrel by 0948 GMT.

  • An oil pumpjack operates near Williston, North Dakota.

    Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected.

  • *U.S.- Iran tensions underpin prices. LONDON, June 26- Oil prices hit their highest level in nearly a month on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected. Front-month Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil, were up $1.03 a barrel at $66.08 by 0721...