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Sun, Nov 18th, 2018
Watch geeks drive booming trade in preowned pieces

NEW YORK (AP) — Around two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ringing phones, the energy on...

Time to get a watch? What to know about buying preowned

NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury watches have long been a symbol of the wealthy. That's changing thanks to a booming trade in preowned luxury watches, driven by a growing number of specialized retailers. Established...

Ousted Sri Lankan PM's party asks Facebook to protect users

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The ousted Sri Lankan prime minister's party urged Facebook to safeguard the identity of its supporters on the social media platform, fearing information sharing with what...

Clothing retailer J.Crew's chief executive stepping down

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief executive of J.Crew Group Inc. is stepping down.

Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in midterm battleground races, offering a lesson for potential presidential...

Britain says Russian contractors have no say in visa process

MOSCOW (AP) — Britain's Home Office says that the company contracted to collect visa applications in Russia has "absolutely no involvement with the decision-making process."

Health care, energy companies power US stock market higher

Wall Street capped a day of volatile trading with a late-afternoon buying spree that sent U.S. stock indexes to a mostly higher finish Friday.

PCG : 24.40 (+37.54%)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday after another day of volatile trading.

Nvidia, Nordstrom fall; PG&E, Sprint rise

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

S : 6.31 (+3.10%)
SCVL : 39.87 (+7.50%)
WSM : 53.76 (-11.23%)
NVDA : 164.43 (-18.76%)
XOM : 78.96 (+0.98%)
Markets Right Now: Late buying wave sends US stocks higher

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

PCG : 24.40 (+37.54%)
UNH : 271.11 (+2.33%)
Health care, energy companies power US stock market higher

A late afternoon wave of buying moved U.S. stocks higher Thursday. Even so, the market was on course to finish with a steep weekly loss. Gains in health care and energy companies powered the market higher....

PCG : 24.40 (+37.54%)
Trump signs bill to elevate cybersecurity mission at DHS

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed legislation that elevates the importance of cybersecurity work within the Department of Homeland Security.

VW wants to storm car market with cheaper electric model

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen intends to invest 44 billion euros ($50 billion) in the electric and autonomous car technologies expected to reshape the industry — and said it would make battery-powered...

VWAGY : 16.1400 (-1.65%)
VWAPY : 16.4640 (-2.46%)
GM : 35.75 (+0.56%)
F : 9.05 (-2.79%)
Airbnb says revenue for 3Q was best ever, topping $1 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Airbnb had its best quarter ever, even as cities across the U.S. have started clamping down on the short-term rental market.

Fashion show blends Cuban private enterprise, US sponsorship

HAVANA (AP) — Models in Cuba strutted in paint-stained shirts and leather construction boots Thursday night in an unusual blend of local private enterprise and American corporate sponsorship.

GOOGL : 1,068.27 (-0.26%)
US industrial production ticks up 0.1 percent in October

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industry expanded slightly in October, with manufacturing growth offsetting declines in mining and utility production.

Give the gift of no-plastic sipping straws for the holidays

NEW YORK (AP) — Big problem or a fraction of the world's plastic consumption? You decide, but know that single-use plastic straws are a recent target of environmental activists.

US energy official sees 'great promise' in eastern Med

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The United States sees "great promise" in developing energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean, a U.S. state department official said Friday, as ExxonMobil and partner Qatar...

US industrial production expanded at modest 0.1 percent in October

WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial production expanded at modest 0.1 percent in October .

World markets subdued on trade, Brexit tensions

SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were subdued on Friday as trade tensions and political risks surrounding Britain's exit from the European Union kept investor cautious.

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsDec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 -0.67%) this morning are down -0.55% and European stocks are down -0.15% on weakness in technology stocks led by an 18% plunge in Nvidia in pre-market trading after it reported weaker-than-expected Q... Read More

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Tootsie Roll Industries (TR)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the over 100 years old candy maker Tootsie Roll Industries (TR). I found the stock by using Barchart's Top Stocks to Own list and sorted it by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month. I t...
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