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December 14th, 2018  5:31 PM

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Markets Right Now: S&P 500 sinks to lowest level since April
December 14th, 2018  4:09 PM

Wall Street ended the week on a sour note as the S&P 500 dropped to its lowest level since April. The benchmark index is now down almost 3 percent for the year.

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Apple strikes deal to produce new 'Peanuts' content
December 14th, 2018  3:36 PM

Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the "Peanuts" crew will have a new home on Apple's streaming service

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'Wild' salmon may be straight from the farm, NY report finds
December 14th, 2018  2:53 PM

New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood says more than one-fourth of the seafood her office sampled in a statewide supermarket survey was mislabeled.

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Markets Right Now: Stocks drop on China concerns, J&J sinks
December 14th, 2018  2:47 PM

Stocks are falling sharply on Wall Street on new concerns about slowing growth in China's economic engine and disarray surrounding plans for Britain to exit the European Union. Johnson & Johnson plunged

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Trump asserts China's economy feeling his tariff pressure
December 14th, 2018  2:37 PM

President Donald Trump says China's economy is feeling the pressure of his tariffs, and he thinks a "big and very comprehensive deal" could happen

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US retail sales rose 0.2% in Nov., helped by holiday boost
December 14th, 2018  9:23 AM

US retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November, as strong sales tied to holiday shopping were offset by lower gasoline prices

US retail sales rose 0.2% in Nov., helped by holiday boost
US retail sales rose 0.2% in Nov., helped by holiday boost
December 14th, 2018  9:04 AM

US retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November, as strong sales tied to holiday shopping were offset by lower gasoline prices

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World markets fall on Chinese growth concerns
December 14th, 2018  8:25 AM

Stock markets are down after China reported disappointing economic data, stirring up worries about the impact of trade tensions on the world's second largest economy.

World markets fall on Chinese growth concerns
China suspends tariff hikes on $126B of US cars, auto parts
December 14th, 2018  7:52 AM

China suspends tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following trade cease-fire with Washington

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Volkswagen on track to break last year's sales record
December 14th, 2018  7:01 AM

Automaker Volkswagen says it is on track for a new annual sales record despite troubles getting vehicles certified for new European emissions tests

Volkswagen on track to break last year's sales record
Starbucks to expand delivery in US, China
December 13th, 2018  6:50 PM

Starbucks to expand delivery in effort to accelerate growth in US and China

Starbucks to expand delivery in US, China
Walker uses power next governor may not have to seal deal
December 13th, 2018  5:02 PM

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker executed a $28 million deal to save nearly 400 jobs at a Kimberly-Clark Corp. plant using powers that his Democratic successor would no longer have under a bill passed during a lame-duck session last week

Walker uses power next governor may not have to seal deal
Target, Walmart, importer sued over lead in toy jewelry
December 13th, 2018  4:59 PM

New York state is suing two of the nation's largest retailers and a third company for importing and selling children's toys with lead levels up to 10 times higher than federal limits

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Diageo to build new whiskey distillery in Kentucky
December 13th, 2018  4:17 PM

Spirits giant Diageo is taking a deeper plunge into bourbon and American whiskey production with plans for a new distillery in Kentucky

Diageo to build new whiskey distillery in Kentucky
NY sues 3 companies over lead levels in kids' jewelry kits
December 13th, 2018  4:03 PM

New York state is suing two of the nation's largest retailers and a third company for importing and selling children's toys with lead levels up to 10 times higher than federal limits

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Toyota recalls pickups, SUVs to fix air bag, brake problems
December 13th, 2018  4:00 PM

Toyota is recalling nearly 143,000 SUVs and pickups worldwide to fix air bag and brake problems

Toyota recalls pickups, SUVs to fix air bag, brake problems
Banks, retailers take stocks lower; smaller companies sink
December 13th, 2018  1:41 PM

US stocks are down as banks, retailers and airlines fall and smaller companies continue to skid

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Betting ads cut from UK sports broadcasts, still in stadiums
December 13th, 2018  1:30 PM

Some advertising for bookmakers will disappear from live broadcasts of sports in Britain beginning next summer

Betting ads cut from UK sports broadcasts, still in stadiums
Arrest of Nissan star Ghosn raises speculation over coup
December 12th, 2018  10:55 PM

Arrest of Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn spurs speculation over corporate intrigue

Arrest of Nissan star Ghosn raises speculation over coup

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