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  • *Treasury sells $26 bln in two-year notes to strong demand. NEW YORK, July 25- Long-dated U.S. "It's mainly the' risk on' trade that is propelling bond lower," said Mary Ann Hurley, vice president in fixed income trading at D.A.

  • *Treasury sells $26 bln in two-year notes to strong demand. NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. "It's mainly the' risk on' trade that is propelling bond lower," said Mary Ann Hurley, vice president in fixed income trading at D.A.

  • Treasury sells $26 bln in two-year notes to strong demand. NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. "It's mainly the' risk on' trade that is propelling bond lower," said Mary Ann Hurley, vice president in fixed income trading at D.A.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 25- Convoy, an app connecting truck drivers with loads of freight, has raised more than $60 million as startup investors double down on technology bets to transform the long-haul trucking industry. The funding round was led by Y Combinator, a technology startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley, Convoy Chief Executive Officer Dan Lewis...

  • WASHINGTON, July 24- U.S. home resales fell more than expected in June as a dearth of properties amid strong demand pushed prices to a record high, keeping first-time buyers on the sidelines. "The fact that demand is so high is actually a good sign of economic health," said Svenja Gudell, chief economist at Zillow. The National Association of Realtors said on Monday...

  • WASHINGTON, July 24- U.S. home resales volumes fell more than expected in June as a dearth of properties pushed house prices to a record high. The National Association of Realtors said on Monday existing home sales dropped 1.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.52 million units last month. Sales were up 0.7 percent from June 2016.

  • Seattle Mayor Ed Murray signs a bill that raises the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour on June 3, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The bill passed unanimously in a June 2 Seattle city council meeting.

    New studies are showing mixed reviews on effects of $15 minimum wage on Seattle's economy, N.Y. Times reports.

  • Seattle

    Seattle passed a new income tax on households earning more than $500,000, prompting the state's Republicans to revolt.

  • Washington GOP Chair: Seattle tax is a farce

    Washington State Republican Chair Susan Hutchison explains why her party is asking wealthy Seattle residents not to comply with the city's new tax on high incomes.

  • Washington State GOP urges 'civil disobedience' over Seattle tax

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports the fallout from wealthy residents in Seattle over a tax hike for high-income households.

  • Rich shouldn't pay their taxes, Washington state GOP says

    Seattle plans to impose a 2.25 percent tax on income above $250,000 for individuals and above $500,000 for couples.

  • Washington state’s GOP leaders say the rich shouldn’t pay taxes

    Last week, Seattle's city council passed a 2.25 percent tax on income above $250,000 for individual filers and income over $500,000 for couples.

  • July 18- Safeway Inc has agreed to pay $3 million to resolve claims the U.S. supermarket chain failed to promptly report missing or stolen drugs including opioid medications at its pharmacies, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. Albertsons, one of the largest U.S. grocery chains, is backed by private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP.

  • Ofo bicycles sit parked on a sidewalk in Shanghai, China.

    In China, investors are committing a lot of capital to bicycles. And the Chinese bike start-ups are moving into the U.S. market.

  • GENEVA, July 17- The European Union and Britain plan to put forward a joint proposal for reform of the terms of their World Trade Organization membership in September or October, an EU source said on Monday, as London negotiates to leave the EU. The joint approach would address aspects of the EU's WTO membership terms, known as its WTO "schedules", that are not easily...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 12- Kristina Bergman made an unusual decision when she founded Integris Software in early 2016: she included an anti-sexual harassment clause firmly in her company's voting agreement with investors. Sexual harassment by startup investors is in the spotlight in Silicon Valley after revelations of sexual misconduct led to the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 12- Kristina Bergman made an unusual decision when she founded Integris Software in early 2016: she included an anti-sexual harassment clause firmly in her company's voting agreement with investors. Sexual harassment by startup investors is in the spotlight in Silicon Valley after revelations of sexual misconduct led to the...

  • Top States: Who’s at the bottom

    Scott Cohn runs through the bottom states for business, according to this year’s Top States study.

  • Seattle lawmakers pass tax on highest earners; mayor eager to be sued

    The proposal has become a rallying cry for Democrats and activists in the liberal-leaning city to advance long sought-after local policies.

  • Jack Ma

    While Prime Day is big for Amazon, Alibaba's Singles Day in China dwarfs it in every way.