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Sat, Mar 23rd, 2019
First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government put in motion an experiment aimed at proving to the world that radioactive waste could be safely disposed of deep...

Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms

BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship.

Death toll rises to 62 in China chemical plant blast

BEIJING (AP) — A massive explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China with a long record of safety violations has killed at least 62 people and injured hundreds of others, 90 of them seriously.

Indonesian airline wants to cancel Boeing order after crash

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — In a blow for Boeing, Indonesia's flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 of the manufacturer's 737 Max 8 jets, citing a loss of confidence...

BA : 362.17 (-2.83%)
Digital scrapbooking site Pinterest files for IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pinterest is pinning its future on Wall Street, with the digital scrapbooking site on Friday filing for an initial public offering of stock.

Florida man Googles self to find out which Florida Man he is

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A new challenge making waves on social media pokes fun at Florida's reputation for producing strange news stories involving guns, drugs, booze and reptiles — or some combination...

Stocks, bond yields fall sharply as growth worries spread

Wall Street was roiled Friday by new signs that global economic growth is slowing. The jitters triggered a sell-off in stocks and sent bond yields sharply lower, flashing a possible recession warning.

C : 60.98 (-4.58%)
JPM : 99.76 (-3.02%)
WFC : 48.31 (-3.11%)
BAC : 27.01 (-4.15%)
Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst and frequent critic of the Federal Reserve, to fill a vacancy on the Fed's seven-member...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Friday, erasing the market's gains for the week, as investors became increasingly worried that the global economy is slowing down.

Nike and Boeing fall while Hibbett and Tiffany post gains

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday:

HIBB : 21.70 (+20.29%)
PVAC : 51.51 (-5.14%)
PVAHQ : 0.0210 (-15.66%)
CAL : 23.51 (-8.70%)
DNR : 1.90 (-2.56%)
TIF : 103.21 (+3.15%)
ZUO : 20.91 (-14.06%)
Potential recession signal: A key 'yield curve' has inverted

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most closely watched predictors of a potential recession just yelped even louder.

Markets Right Now: Stocks, yields drop on growth worries

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

BAC : 27.01 (-4.15%)
C : 60.98 (-4.58%)
Trump slams European automakers, threatens US tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized European auto makers Friday, suggesting he could impose tariffs on imports from companies such as BMW and Mercedes unless they build more plants in...

US budget deficit sets February record of $234 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government posted a record budget deficit in February, pushing the overall deficit for the first five months of the budget year up 39 percent from a year ago.

Treasury grants further relief on IRS withholding penalties

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department announced Friday that it is expanding again the relief it grants taxpayers who had too little in income taxes withheld from their paychecks in the first year...

GM announces jobs, electric vehicle after Trump criticism

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric...

GM : 36.44 (-2.44%)
US existing-home sales jumped 11.8 percent in February

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales soared 11.8 percent in February, aided by accelerating wages and falling mortgage rates that are improving affordability.

Tiffany posts mixed results in fourth quarter

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. on Friday posted mixed results for the holiday season, with profit meeting estimates but revenue falling short because of low spending by Chinese tourists.

TIF : 103.21 (+3.15%)
US home sales soared 11.8 percent in February as affordability helped by rising wages and falling mortgage rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales soared 11.8 percent in February as affordability helped by rising wages and falling mortgage rates.

Stocks fall on growth worries, Brexit doubts

SINGAPORE (AP) — Stocks fell sharply in Europe on Friday after surveys showed manufacturing in the region slowed in March and amid news that the European Union offered only a brief extension to the Brexit...

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