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US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders
August 16th, 2018  8:32 AM

US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders

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August 15th, 2018  5:35 PM

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Markets Right Now: Tech weakness pulls stock indexes lower
August 15th, 2018  4:08 PM

Stocks are ending broadly lower on Wall Street led by declines in technology companies. Energy and mining companies also fell in tandem with commodities prices.

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Macy's rebound continues into 2Q, but shares tumble
August 15th, 2018  11:33 AM

Macy's rebound continues into the 2Q, but shares tumble

Macy's rebound continues into 2Q, but shares tumble
Macy's investors not buying Macy's sales rebound
August 15th, 2018  10:04 AM

Investors not buying Macy's sales rebound

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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday
August 14th, 2018  4:55 PM

U.S. stocks rallied Tuesday as banks, retailers, and smaller companies jumped

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US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease
August 14th, 2018  4:52 PM

Gains for retailers and small and medium-sized companies lead U.S. indexes higher as investors' fears about the Turkish currency crisis ease

US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease
Markets Right Now: US stocks close broadly higher
August 14th, 2018  4:06 PM

U.S. stocks rallied as banks, retailers, and smaller companies jumped. The gains helped the market recover most of its losses over the previous two days.

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Markets Right Now: US stocks move broadly higher
August 14th, 2018  11:59 AM

U.S. stocks are rallying as worries about Turkey's currency crisis eased.

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Markets Right Now: US stocks start broadly higher
August 14th, 2018  9:41 AM

Stocks are broadly higher and recovering some of their recent losses as concerns about Turkey's financial stability eased.

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Icahn ends Cigna-Express Scripts campaign, shares bounce
August 14th, 2018  8:23 AM

Shares of Express Scripts rose in early trading Tuesday after activist investor Carl Icahn ended his short-lived fight to scuttle Cigna's takeover of the pharmacy benefit manager

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US stocks take further losses as Turkey worries continue
August 13th, 2018  5:08 PM

US stocks give up an early gain and close lower as investors continue to worry that Turkey's financial woes could affect other countries

US stocks take further losses as Turkey worries continue
How major US stock indexes fared Monday
August 13th, 2018  5:01 PM

U.S. stocks fell further Monday as Turkey's central bank was unable to stop a steep plunge in the nation's currency

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Markets Right Now: Stocks end lower on Wall Street
August 13th, 2018  4:11 PM

Stocks continued to fall on Wall Street as Turkey's central bank was unable to stop another plunge in the nation's currency.

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Musk says he's talking with Saudi fund to take Tesla private
August 13th, 2018  1:45 PM

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized

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Bayer shares plunge in wake of Monsanto weed killer verdict
August 13th, 2018  5:36 AM

Shares in German chemicals and drugs company Bayer have plunged in the wake of a U.S. court verdict against Monsanto, which Bayer has acquired

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic fiction: 'record' GDP, jobs
August 13th, 2018  12:13 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week marked by assertions of record-breaking economic growth that doesn't exist

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Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war
August 11th, 2018  4:06 PM

The cost of building a home has been rising, in part because of the tariffs President Donald Trump has imposed on imported lumber, nails and other construction material

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Turkish turmoil knocks US and European stocks lower
August 10th, 2018  4:52 PM

Stocks in the U.S. and Europe take sharp losses as Wall Street worries about financial instability in Turkey

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Markets Right Now: Turkish turmoil sends US stocks lower
August 10th, 2018  4:09 PM

Stocks in the U.S. and Europe skidded as investors worried about the financial stability of Turkey and how it might affect the global financial system.

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