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October 11, 2018 - 5:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks sank more than 2 percent Thursday, the second day of steep declines around the globe driven by concerns about rising interest rates and trade tensions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 546 points after dropping 831 points Wednesday. The two-day loss of 5.3...
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Trader Michael Capolino works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. The market's recent decline was set off by a sharp drop in bond prices and a corresponding increase in yields last week and early this week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 11, 2018 - 4:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are slumping for a second straight day as the market endures its most volatile stretch since February. The Dow Jones industrials fell 545 points, or 2.1 percent, to 25,052.83 and the benchmark S&...
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October 11, 2018 - 7:38 am
World stock markets sank Thursday, extending losses from Wall Street, as investors worried that higher interest rates will dent company earnings and a trade war will crimp global business. European shares sank after Asia closed sharply lower, auguring another drop in the U.S., which saw its major...
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FILE - This July 17, 2017, file photo shows a Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia. Netflix has chosen New Mexico as the site of a new U.S. production hub and is in final negotiations to buy an existing multimillion-dollar studio complex on the edge of the state's largest city, government and corporate leaders announced Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 08, 2018 - 5:00 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Netflix has chosen New Mexico as the site of a new U.S. production hub and is in final negotiations to buy an existing multimillion-dollar studio complex on the edge of the state's largest city, government and corporate leaders announced Monday. It's the company's first...
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October 08, 2018 - 4:59 pm
Google is shutting down Google+ in the wake of a massive data breach.
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(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
October 05, 2018 - 10:34 am
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September, the lowest level since December 1969, as the longest streak of hiring on record has put millions of Americans back to work since the Great Recession.
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Amazon Prime
Dreamstime
October 04, 2018 - 8:01 am
Amazon made a big splash this week with its $15 an hour minimum wage announcement, but lost in the fine print: Existing warehouse workers will no longer receive stock in the company or collect bonuses.
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FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month. The company said Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, that the wage hike will benefit more than 350,000 workers, which includes full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal positions. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
October 02, 2018 - 4:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, the business that upended the retailing industry and transformed the way we shop for just about everything, is jumping out ahead of the pack again, announcing a minimum wage of $15 an hour for its U.S. employees that could force other big companies to raise their pay. The...
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October 01, 2018 - 4:46 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Eager to snag a Thanksgiving deal this year? Well, you may have to wait until Black Friday, as opposed to Thanksgiving Day. Unlike years past, which saw a trend toward being open on Turkey Day, a growing list of stores have announced they will not open on Thanksgiving Day,...
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Elon Musk
Florida Today-USA TODAY NETWORK
September 29, 2018 - 7:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elon Musk's future with Tesla Motors is clearer after the company settled a securities fraud lawsuit with the federal government, but there are other clouds hanging over the electric car maker. Under an agreement announced Saturday by the Securities and Exchange Commission,...
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