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Stocks claw back from early slide, extending win streak to five days

January 11, 2019 |

U.S. stocks had a day of uneven trading Thursday but ended higher, notching their fifth straight win. Industrial companies such as Boeing and General Electric rose while retailers fell as Macy’s suffered its biggest loss of all time.

Stocks struggled in the early going after U.S. and Chinese officials…


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Banks lead stocks’ broad slide, extending market’s losing streak

October 24, 2018 |

Banks led a broad slide in U.S. stocks Monday as an early rally faded, giving the benchmark Standard & Poor’s 500 index its fourth loss in a row.

Healthcare and energy stocks also helped pull down the market, outweighing gains by technology and consumer-focused stocks. Crude oil prices eked out…


L.A. Times – Business

U.K. to Rule Out Extending EU Customs Area to Northern Ireland

August 16, 2017 |

The U.K. will on Wednesday rule out extending the European Union’s customs area to encircle Northern Ireland after Brexit, saying such a move wouldn’t be “constitutionally or economically viable.”
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Stocks rise, barely — extending win streak to 7 days

May 26, 2017 |

U.S. stocks made the tiniest of gains Friday as media companies and sellers of beauty products and food ticked higher. Major indexes added to their winning streak and record highs.

Stocks spent the day flipping back and forth between small gains and losses. Beauty products maker Ulta rose. Media…


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Judges consider extending workplace protections for sexual orientation

December 1, 2016 |

In a case that could extend workplace protection to the LGBT community, federal appellate judges in Chicago are reconsidering whether the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation.

The case, heard Wednesday before a full panel of 7th Circuit Court judges, revolves…


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Stocks close higher, extending winning streak to 4 days

March 6, 2016 |

Stocks wobbled to the finish Friday but salvaged a four-day winning streak after the U.S. government said employers added more jobs than expected in February. That was another vote of confidence in the economy. Mining companies made the biggest gains, as metals prices climbed.

The jobs report showed…


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New Congress sends first bill to Obama, extending terrorism risk fund

January 8, 2015 |

The first bill from the new Republican-led Congress — extending a federal terrorism risk insurance fund — is on its way to the White House for President Obama’s signature.
L.A. Times – Business

Facebook says SEC’s IPO probe ends, extending WhatsApp closing date

July 26, 2014 |

Woman holds a tablet displaying WhatsApp's logo in front of the screen with the Facebook logo in this photo illustration taken in Prague(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission dropped its probe into the social networking company over events surrounding its controversial initial public offering. In its quarterly report filed on Thursday, Facebook said the regulator in May "notified us that it had terminated its inquiry and that no enforcement action had been recommended by the SEC." Facebook shares began trading on May 18, 2012, but soon fell below their $ 38 per share offering price and had lost more than half their value by the middle of August, angering investors. Investors also complained they were not told just prior to the IPO that analysts at Facebook's investment banks were cutting their forecasts after learning of the company's internal projections for advertising revenue. The end of the SEC probe does not affect shareholder litigation against Facebook, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and many banks over the Menlo Park, California-based company's IPO.



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Britney Spears — Extending Run in Las Vegas

May 11, 2014 |

Britney Spears and Sin City are a match made in heaven … TMZ has confirmed Brit is close to extending her run with Caesars for another two years.Spears would continue her reign at Planet Hollywood’s Axis theater until Christmas 2016 if she…

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Stocks slump, extending decline from last week

April 7, 2014 |

The stock market extended its losses in early afternoon trading Monday, putting the Standard & Poor’s 500 index on track for its third straight day of losses. Declines were led by companies that sell goods and services that are not essential for shoppers.




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