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Markets Right Now: Stocks waver near record highs

Nov 18, 2019

Stocks wavered around their recent record high levels on Wall Street as traders waited for new clues about where trade talks between the U.S. and China were headed. The S&P 500 is coming off six straight weeks of gains.

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Markets Right Now: Stocks manage meager gains on Wall Street

Nov 12, 2019

Stocks are closing with tiny gains on Wall Street, eking out another record high close for the Nasdaq. Health care and materials companies rose the most on Tuesday, but the gains were checked by losses in real estate, energy and other sectors.

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Wisconsin Senate to vote on firing agriculture secretary

Nov 5, 2019

Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate is scheduled to vote on whether to fire the state agriculture secretary appointed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers

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How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Nov 4, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average returned to a record on Monday, joining other market gauges at all-time highs, as the stock market's rally carried into a fifth week

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US tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal

Nov 4, 2019

The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement

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Appeals court agrees Trump tax returns can be turned over

Nov 4, 2019

A federal appeals court in New York says President Donald Trump's tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators

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Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to nip more protests

Nov 3, 2019

Riot police have stormed several malls in Hong Kong to thwart pro-democracy protests, as the city's leader heads to Beijing for talks on deepening economic integration between the semi-autonomous Chinese territory and mainland China

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US economy defies threats with a solid job gain for October

Nov 1, 2019

US added a solid 128,000 jobs in October despite GM strike

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Keystone oil pipeline leaks 383,000 gallons in North Dakota

Oct 31, 2019

A Canadian pipeline company says an oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in northeastern North Dakota has been contained

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Draghi stepped in during euro's darkest hour

Oct 28, 2019

Mario Draghi is widely credited with rescuing one of the Europe Union's most precious projects _ its 20-year-old single currency _ from disaster with a well-timed phrase and actions to back up his words

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