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US stocks hit record as Fed holds to easy-money policy

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The Federal Reserve stuck to its slow-but-steady plans to tighten monetary policy Wednesday, disappointing so-called inflation hawks but sending US stocks to a fresh record.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US stocks gain on reports of new Chinese stimulus

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Wall Street stocks posted solid gains Tuesday following reports of a new Chinese stimulus plan as investors awaited Wednesday’s US Federal Reserve monetary policy announcement.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US stocks mixed as Nasdaq drops more than 1%

Trader Sal Suarino, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. US stocks finished mixed Monday as the tech-rich Nasdaq dropped more than one percent following a cautious report on Tesla Motors. AP

US stocks finished mixed Monday as the tech-rich Nasdaq dropped more than one percent following a cautious report on Tesla Motors.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US stocks flat amid Scotland, weak inflation worries

US stocks finished little changed Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, as concerns about the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence and weak global inflation data weighed on sentiment.  AP PHOTO/MARK LENNIHAN

US stocks finished little changed Thursday as concerns about the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence and weak global inflation data weighed on sentiment.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Scientists: ‘Extreme’ solar storm heading to Earth

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An extreme solar flare is blasting its way to Earth and could mess up some power grids, satellites and radio transmissions, scientists say.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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