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Gold futures fall 0.7% for the week

Gold prices fell Friday to post a loss of 0.7% for the week, their first such loss in three weeks. Strength in the U.S. dollar and Treasury yields dulled inv.....»»

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Oil ends the day slightly higher, up 1.5% for the week

Oil prices settled modestly higher Friday, shaking off earlier short-lived weakness sparked by a tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump, to finish the week with a 1.5% gain. Trump had blamed OPEC for what he called "artifici.....»»

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Fed policy rate is close to neutral, Kashkari says

Federal Reserve monetary policy is close to neutral - a lev.....»»

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All 11 S&P 500 sectors trade in negative territory in the last hour of trade, as bond yields pop

The S&P 500's sectors were all trading in the red late Friday, with less than a half-hour remaining in trade as government bond yields jumped. Losses for the S&P 500's 11 sectors were led by steep d.....»»

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Dow falls nearly 300 points at lows, threatens to give up weekly gain as government bond yields rise

The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday was encount.....»»

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The U.S. 10-year government bond yield just touched its highest level in about 4 years

Treasury prices tumbled, pushing yields higher, on Friday as investors and traders sold U.S. government paper. The 10-year Treasury note y.....»»

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U.S. stocks slump in broad decline, Apple shares tumble

U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday, with major indexe.....»»

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Justice Department looking into whether AT&T, Verizon are hampering switching carriers: report

The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into AT&T , Verizon Communications and a telecommunications standards organization, the GSMA, over whether they hindered consumers from easily switching wireless car.....»»

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Salesforce CEO made 30 times typical worker last year, but ratio should have been much higher

Salesforce.com Inc. Chief Executive Marc Benioff made 30 times the median Salesforce employee's salary in the most recent fiscal year, the company disclosed Friday afternoon, though it would ha.....»»

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Pivotal shares close up 5% after first trading day

Pivotal Software Inc. stock gained 4.9% Friday to close at $15.73. Friday was the first day the cloud software maker's stock traded on public exchanges, after pricing its IPO at $15, the mid point of the $14 to $16 range. That $15 pric.....»»

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Typical Walmart worker makes $19,177 a year

The chief executive officer of Walmart Inc. makes 1,188 times the typical worker, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing late Friday. In fiscal 2018 the median worker compensation was $19,177, and CEO.....»»

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Throw out your romaine lettuce, CDC says, expanding E. coli warning

Throw out any romaine lettuce you have now unless you know where it came from, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said late Friday. The agency said .....»»

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SmugMug acquires Verizon-owned Flickr

Verizon Communications Inc. has sold its Flickr unit to privately held SmugMug Inc. for an undisclosed sum, USA Today reported late Friday......»»

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NewsWatch: Stock-market investors brace for months of political uncertainty as midterms approach

Political uncertainty will be an even bigger factor for investors as the November midterm elections approach, says Goldman Sachs......»»

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The Wall Street Journal: Students across U.S. walk out to mark 19th anniversary of Colorado school shooting

Thousands of students nationwide streamed out of their high schools on Friday as part of a nationwide protest of gun violence, the second organized walkout since the February mass shooting at a school in Florida that left 17 people dead......»»

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Nike executive departures throw growth plan into jeopardy

A string of high-level exits at Nike pose a challenge to the company’s growth goals......»»

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As ABC’s ‘Scandal’ ends, the bitter reality for women-owned businesses continues

Olivia Pope has it lucky compared to the average woman who owns a small business......»»

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Bond Report: Yield for 10-year U.S. government bond jumps to more than 4-year high

Treasury yields rose on Friday set to consolidate a sharp weeklong climb as investors circle around the consensus that three additional rate hikes were in the offing this year......»»

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The Wall Street Journal: Feds find unsanitary conditions at North Carolina farm involved in huge egg recall

The North Carolina farm at the ce.....»»

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CryptoWatch: Cryptocurrencies erupt, prominent altcoins notch double-digit gains for the week

Digital assets are moving higher Friday, looking to build on gains over the past 48 hours. After two losing days to begin the week, the No. 1 digital currency is more than 5% off its Tuesday low and at its highest level since Mar. 26......»»

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