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  • Delta and Apple are big market movers

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Delta Air Lines Inc., up $1.47 to $39.15 The airline's second-quarter earnings topped analysts' expectations, as passengers flew more miles...

  • Trump: DC hotel will be among world's best

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has big plans for the Old Post Office building, a historic structure in downtown Washington that he's pledging to transform into the city's most luxurious hotel. As for the White House, four blocks away? He's not saying. The real estate mogul and...

  • Former trader gets 2 years in prison for fraud

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge sentenced a former Wall Street trader to two years in prison on Wednesday for securities fraud, saying he took advantage of a government bailout program. The judge also fined Jesse Litvak $1.75 million. "This was a market that was dead in the...

  • Details of 6 GM recalls announced Wednesday

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    General Motors announced six more recalls Wednesday, bringing its total so far this year to 60, affecting nearly 30 million vehicles. Wednesday's recalls total nearly 823,000 cars, trucks and SUVs in North America, plus a small number of exports. Here are the models covered and...

  • Awarded a Pell Grant? Better double-check

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Potentially tens of thousands of students awarded a Pell Grant or other need-based federal aid for the coming school year could find it taken away because of a mistake in filling out the form. The mistake primarily stems from an online form change to the Free...

  • State gives Texas energy company OK to drill test wells near Calhan

    by Katherine Blunt katherine.blunt@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A new energy company is one step closer to testing whether El Paso County can capitalize on Colorado's oil and gas boom. Agave Oil & Gas, a Fort Worth-based private development company, received state approval last week to drill two exploratory oil wells near Calhan, about 40...

  • US stocks drift higher following mixed earnings

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher as traders looked over a mixed batch of corporate earnings. The meager gains were enough to mark another high close for the Standard & Poor's 500 index. The S&P 500 edged up three points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,987. That was two...

  • Stopping deadly oil train fires: New rules planned

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to a series of fiery train crashes, the government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older tank cars that carry increasing quantities of crude oil and other highly flammable liquids through America's towns and cities. But...

  • IMF sees US growth at weakest since recession

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth this year will likely be at the weakest pace since the Great Recession ended, the International Monetary Fund said, mostly because of a sharp, weather-related contraction in the first quarter. But the global lending organization said Wednesday...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

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