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Thu, Mar 21st, 2019
A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year home loan at 4.28 percent, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac.

Markets Right Now: Tech leads US stocks broadly higher

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

Consumers should soon see benefit of Fed's patience on rates

NEW YORK (AP) — So much for those worries about rising interest rates.

US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.28 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, giving an incentive to potential buyers as the spring homebuying season opens.

Rite Aid gets OK for plan to boost flagging stock price

Rite Aid shareholders are backing a plan to lift the struggling drugstore chain's stock price and keep it from being kicked off the New York Stock Exchange.

RAD : 0.68 (-2.86%)
Stocks move broadly higher, led by technology companies

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in midday trading on Wall Street Thursday as technology stocks offset declines in the banking sector.

First artificial intelligence Google Doodle features Bach

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is celebrating composer Johann Sebastian Bach with its first artificial intelligence-powered Doodle.

Levi Strauss readies for prime time in the public markets

NEW YORK (AP) — Levi Strauss & Co., which gave America its first pair of blue jeans, is public again, for the second time.

Levi's through the years

NEW YORK (AP) — Levi Strauss & Co. is going back to the public markets after 34 years.

The Latest: Levi Strauss public again, stock surges

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Levi Strauss & Co.'s initial public offering (all times local):

Neo-Nazi website operator ordered to disclose his net worth

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A neo-Nazi website operator must disclose his net worth to attorneys for a Montana real estate agent who sued him for orchestrating an anti-Semitic "troll storm" against her family....

Indonesia safety board denies leaking Lion Air probe details

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's transportation safety board denied on Thursday that it leaked details from its probe into the crash of a Lion Air flight in October.

German Wikipedia blacked out in protest of EU copyright plan

BERLIN (AP) — Wikipedia's German-language page has been blacked out in protest of a proposal to change European Union copyright rules.

8 warning signs you won't finish college

Forty percent of students who enroll in a four-year college don't graduate within six years, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

Ford CFO Shanks retires; former Snap CFO Stone to take over

Ford Motor Co. said its chief financial officer, Bob Shanks, will retire in December, capping a 42-year career at the automaker.

F : 8.64 (+1.53%)
Germany gives seal of approval to truck turning assistant

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's transport ministry has issued its first operating license for a driver assistance system meant to reduce the number of cyclists or pedestrians killed by turning vehicles.

European shares shaken by Brexit jitters after gains in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Europe on Thursday and headed for a lower open on Wall Street amid Brexit uncertainties and after the Federal Reserve promised not to raise interest rates this...

Indonesia's transport safety board chair says 3rd pilot was in cockpit of penultimate Lion Air flight before crash.

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's transport safety board chair says 3rd pilot was in cockpit of penultimate Lion Air flight before crash. .

European, Canadian regulators to do own review of Boeing jet

Boeing's grounded airliners are likely to be parked longer now that European and Canadian regulators plan to conduct their own reviews of changes the company is making after two of the jets crashed.

UAL : 80.67 (+1.05%)
LUV : 50.99 (+2.60%)
DAL : 50.36 (+0.98%)
BA : 374.29 (-0.50%)
AC.TO : 31.60 (+0.51%)
Asian shares gain as Fed says it will hold off on rate hikes

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares in Asia were mostly higher on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said it has ruled out interest rate increases for this year.

JNJ : 138.43 (+0.83%)
GOOGL : 1,228.90 (+0.20%)
MSFT : 118.62 (+0.94%)
UNH : 252.55 (+0.82%)
GIS : 49.74 (+3.00%)
CI : 169.36 (+0.89%)
FDX : 177.67 (+1.49%)
KEY : 16.07 (-2.78%)

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