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Wall Street ends week on a sour note as S&P 500 falls to lowest...

Wall Street ends week on a sour note as S&P 500 falls to lowest close since April; it's now down 3 percent for the...

CEO of oil group sees no slowdown in US production

The U.S. oil and gas industry is praised by supporters for boosting America to the forefront of global production and attacked by critics...

GM-UAW talks take turn for worse; settlement not near

Contract talks aimed at ending a 21-day strike by the United Auto Workers against General Motors have taken a turn for the worse,...

Prospect of Trump-Xi talks raises hope for thaw in trade war

With China and the United States opening the door to a meeting next month between Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, hopes are...

Jittery investors await outcome of midterm elections

The midterm elections are certain to have implications for Wall Street, regardless of how they shape the balance of power in Congress. That's because...

Out with the new, in with the old: Edmund picks 6 used cars

Buying a used car instead of a new one has long been a surefire way to save money. Someone else takes the initial...

Frantic holiday shipping fuels UPS 4Q

A monster holiday season with more Americans shipping gifts fueled UPS profits during the fourth quarter. Operating profit grew 6.3 percent, the company said...

Banks, health care companies weigh on US stock indexes

Major U.S. stock indexes were mostly lower in midday trading Monday as losses in banks and health care companies outweighed gains elsewhere. Energy...

Google co-founders step down as execs of parent Alphabet

The co-founders of Google are stepping down as executives of its parent company, Alphabet, ending a remarkable two decades during which Larry Page...

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly higher on Wall Street

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks finished mostly higher after another day of mixed trading. Chipmakers led a rally...

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Economic toll of virus sinks in, duration remains an unknown

The Dow Jones Industrial Average over the past five days: up 1,293, down 785, up 1,173, down 969, down 256. The Dow sank...

Austin officials cancel South by Southwest festival

The organizers of South By Southwest have cancelled the annual arts and technology festival, saying they are devastated but that they recognize it...

FAA seeks $19.7 million penalty against Boeing over sensors

Federal regulators want to fine Boeing $19.7 million for using sensors that weren’t listed as compatible with systems that pilots use to see...