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Fed's Powell says trade, global growth concerns continue to weigh on U.S. economy

Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy "continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook" and the Federal Reserve stands ready to "act as appropriate" to sustain a decade-long expansion, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday in remarks that could bolster expectations of an interest rate cut later this month.



4 years ago

Here are the 5 best and 5 worst states for retirement

Bankrate.com rated all 50 states from best to worst for retirement, factoring in weather, crime rates, cultural opportunities and affordability.

4 years ago

Oil gains on U.S. inventory drawdown, Gulf of Mexico storm

Oil prices rose more than 2% on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. inventories fell more than expected and as major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico before a storm.



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Volvo solves autonomous revenue riddle with package deals

Swedish truckmaker AB Volvo's first commercial autonomous truck deal shows how it is bundling services to generate revenue from a technology that is years away from wide deployment.



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Workers at Chilean Walmart retailers strike over wages

As many as 17,000 workers at Walmart´s largest union in Chile walked off the job early Wednesday morning, demanding better salaries after negotiations over a new labor contract broke down earlier this week, the union's president said.



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American Airlines raises unit revenue forecast, shares rise

American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday raised its estimate for second-quarter unit revenue as the grounding of Boeing Co's MAX jets left the No. 1 U.S. carrier with fewer aircraft in service, allowing it to fly fuller planes.



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Goldman says buy UPS, Fedex because concern Amazon is cutting them out is overblown

Goldman Sachs is recommending buying FedEx and UPS, seeing more than 20% gains for both stocks, as the logistics companies are seen competitive against new entrants like Amazon.

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Wall Street opens higher after Powell's remarks boost rate cut hopes

U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday as hopes of an interest rate cut later this month were boosted by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's comment that the central bank would "act as appropriate" to sustain record U.S. growth.



4 years ago

With big shows leaving service, Netflix will have to do better than comedy specials, analyst says

With new streaming services snatching up beloved series, Netflix is pivoting towards comedy specials and documentaries to drive viewing hours and to ward off competition.

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Instant view: Powell - Fed stands ready to act "as appropriate" to sustain expansion

Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy "continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook" and the Federal Reserve stands ready to "act as appropriate" to sustain a decade-long expansion, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday in remarks that could bolster expectations of an interest rate cut later this month.



4 years ago

Toyota to build new SUV, rather than car at Alabama plant

Toyota Motor Corp said Wednesday it will build a new sport utility vehicle at a $1.6 billion joint venture assembly plant in Alabama rather than produce Corolla cars.



4 years ago

Trump executive order on organ transplants could fuel a little-known biotech company

President Donald Trump is poised to sign an executive order that would increase kidney transplants, and Raymond James says biotech firm CareDx could benefit.

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Superdry sees long road to recovery, denies new boardroom rift

The founder of Superdry warned the revival of the struggling British fashion group would be a long haul after a 130 million pound ($161 million) charge for poorly performing stores pushed it into an annual loss, kicking its shares down.



4 years ago

S&P 500 hits 3,000 as Powell's comment lifts rate cut hopes

The benchmark S&P 500 breached the 3,000 points mark for the first time on Wednesday, as hopes of an interest rate cut later this month were lifted by Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell's comment that the central bank would "act as appropriate" to sustain record U.S. growth.



4 years ago

S&P 500 hits 3,000 as Powell's comments raise rate cut bets

The benchmark S&P 500 briefly crossed the 3,000 points mark for the first time on Wednesday, as bets for a sharp interest rate cut later this month were boosted by Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell's dovish comments.



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