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Thu, Nov 15th, 2018
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 retail sales rose a solid 0.8 percent last month

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace in October, though the gains were boosted by one-time factors such as hurricane recovery spending and higher gas prices.

WMT : 99.93 (-1.58%)
TGT : 80.94 (-2.63%)
US stock indexes are mixed as retailers, homebuilders slide

U.S. stocks indexes were mixed in midday trading Thursday as losses among retailers, homebuilders and utilities outweighed gains in technology companies and banks. Energy stocks rose along with crude oil....

JCP : 1.25 (+2.46%)
EIX : 49.83 (-7.50%)
KBH : 17.21 (-17.26%)
PCG : 18.72 (-26.85%)
M : 32.12 (-3.31%)
Markets Right Now: US stocks struggle higher at midday

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

JNJ : 143.84 (-0.28%)
US average mortgage rates flat to higher; 30-year 4.94 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates were steady to slightly up this week, at their highest levels in nearly eight years and dampening home sales.

AP Exclusive: Walmart US CEO talks technology, workers

HOUSTON (AP) — When Walmart's Greg Foran took over as CEO of the discounter's U.S. division four years ago, he found messy stores with lots of items that were frequently out of stock. The 57-year-old...

TGT : 80.94 (-2.63%)
WMT : 99.93 (-1.58%)
Having 'The Talk' about college costs with your teen

A four-year journey to decide where to go to college ended for Sofie Adams when a college recruiter approached her after a softball game and asked, "Do you want to study abroad?"

City votes to impose restrictive rules on short-term rentals

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington city council has voted to impose tight limits on Airbnb and other short-term rental companies.

US retail sales rose a solid 0.8 percent in October, led by strong sales of autos, appliances

WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales rose a solid 0.8 percent in October, led by strong sales of autos, appliances.

Stocks mostly rise but Europe weighed down by Brexit discord

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets mostly rose Thursday, though European indexes and the pound sagged as discord within the British government threatened a newly agreed Brexit deal.

Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

NEW YORK (AP) — Commuters beware: New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas where Amazon will...

Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

DETROIT (AP) — Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.

Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

There was a loud bang, and suddenly the Southwest Airlines jet rolled sharply to the left. Smoke began to fill the cabin, and flight attendants rushed row by row to make sure all passengers could get oxygen...

SAFRY : 30.8500 (-1.95%)
LUV : 52.98 (+0.95%)
Asian stocks lower after Wall Street fall, Brexit approval

BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets declined Thursday after Wall Street fell for a fifth day and Britain's Cabinet endorsed a draft agreement to leave the European Union.

M : 32.12 (-3.31%)
Powell sees potential threats from global slowdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is performing well but he's eyeing potential risks ahead.

Feds subpoena Snap over shareholder lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Snap Inc. has received federal subpoenas related to a class-action lawsuit stemming from its 2017 initial public offering.

A look at what's in Amazon's new deal with Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia regularly awards grants, tax breaks and other goodies to businesses that move to the state or expand their operations, sometimes even for small projects that produce just...

AMZN : 1,598.13 (-0.06%)
California's PG&E rocked as wildfire liability concerns rise

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — PG&E's stock lost more than 20 percent of its value Wednesday after the utility said it does not have nearly enough insurance coverage if it is found liable for a Northern California...

PCG : 18.72 (-26.85%)
Buffett's firm invests in JP Morgan Chase, drops Walmart

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett's company picked up nearly 36 million shares of JP Morgan Chase stock in the third quarter and eliminated its stake in Walmart as part of a number of changes...

GS : 202.99 (+0.25%)
JPM : 109.56 (+2.08%)
BRK.B : 216.41 (+0.18%)
BAC : 27.77 (+2.06%)
WFC : 52.47 (+0.61%)
Stung by Amazon's rejection, cities look on the bright side

Sometimes losing is winning.

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsDec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +0.35%) this morning are up +0.38% on optimism the U.S.-China trade conflict will soon be resolved after a report said that China has outlined a series of potential trade concessions to the U.S. Two... Read More

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