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Stocks Extend Losses on Wall Street

October 8, 2019 |

Stocks are ending lower on Wall Street as tensions rachet up again between the US and China just before the two sides are set to meet again to discuss trade, the AP reports. Technology companies and banks took the worst of the losses Tuesday. Qualcomm, a chipmaker which relies heavily…
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Wall Street’s Early Gain Doesn’t Last

October 7, 2019 |

Stocks gave up some meager midday gains and ended broadly lower on Wall Street, extending the market’s losing streak into a fourth week, the AP reports. Technology companies and makers of consumer products led the way lower on Monday. Broadcom lost 1.9% and Pepsi lost 1.4%. Traders are…
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Climber Builds Replica Wall Over Trump Claim

October 5, 2019 |

Impossible to climb? Rick Weber doesn’t the think so. The climber and engineer has built a replica border wall to see if professional climbers can get over it, the Hill reports. Weber, 75, says he constructed the wall in response to President Trump’s boast that even “20 mountain climbers” struggled…
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Stock Losses Accelerate on Wall Street

October 2, 2019 |

Stocks tumbled again as investors became more worried that worsening trade tensions and other factors could further weaken the global economy, the AP reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost almost 500 points Wednesday, its second big drop in a row. The latest bout of selling followed a report showing…
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Column: The Democrats’ Wall Street wing hates Elizabeth Warren. They hated the New Deal too

September 28, 2019 |

Wall Street Democrats’ fear of Elizabeth Warren reminds us that they opposed the New Deal too.


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Stocks Close Flat on Wall Street

September 23, 2019 |

Stocks are closing flat Monday, giving up early gains by technology companies and makers of household products, the AP reports. The market turned lower in the late afternoon after wobbling earlier as investors digested some weak economic figures out of Germany. Chip stocks rose. Nvidia gained 1.2% and Qualcomm…
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Wall Street Sees Late Buying Burst

September 11, 2019 |

A late burst of buying left stocks mostly higher on Wall Street after indexes spent much of the day lower, the AP reports. Apple rose 1.2% Tuesday after announcing a new slate of iPhones and other products. Apple also announced a $ 5 a month video service, which would be…
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Trump Protester Whacked Wall Street Bull on the Horns

September 8, 2019 |

There are people who love President Trump, there are people who don’t love President Trump, and then there are the kind of people who decide to protest President Trump by attacking a statue of a bull with what was apparently some kind of a musical instrument. Tevon Varlack, who is…
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Tech Leads Broad Rally on Wall Street

September 4, 2019 |

Technology companies led a broad rally in US stocks, erasing much of the market’s losses from a day earlier. Traders pivoted to riskier holdings Wednesday as encouraging developments overseas helped alleviate anxiety over the global economy, the AP reports. Lawmakers in Britain were seeking a less chaotic exit from the…
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