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November 14, 2017 - 5:28 pm
___ Senate GOP insisting on Obamacare repeal for tax overhaul WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans said Tuesday they are intent on a repeal of the Obama health care law requirement that Americans get health insurance, as a way to pay for cuts in corporate taxes and individual rates. The surprise...
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November 14, 2017 - 1:34 pm
Here are AP Business News' latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST TOP STORIES: RETAILERS-CHOOSING SIDES — As Amazon moves even further into fashion, home electronics and grocery stores, and cements shopper loyalty with its $99-a-year Prime membership, stores are...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, file photo, Cristian Rodriguez fuels his vehicle in Sacramento, Calif. The price of oil has risen by about one-third since the summer, but many experts think the surge won’t last. They point to growing U.S. production. Still, higher prices for energy could translate into higher prices for airline tickets and consumer goods. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
November 13, 2017 - 4:07 pm
Oil prices have jumped by about one-third since the summer on signs of stronger economic growth around the world and fear of instability in the Middle East. So far, however, the run-up isn't setting off alarm bells. Prices remain far below their 2014 peaks. And U.S. producers are pumping at a...
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A man watches stock prices boards at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following Wall Street's losing week as investors looked ahead to a week of data releases and public comments by central bankers. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
November 13, 2017 - 4:29 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Monday following Wall Street's losing week as investors looked ahead to data releases and public comments by central bankers. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 rose 0.2 percent to 7,452.04 while France's CAC 40 was little changed at 5,...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 27, 2012, file photo, workers harvest wild blueberries at the Ridgeberry Farm in Appleton, Maine. A trade group said the state's wild blueberry crop fell sharply during the summer of 2017, to land below 100 million pounds for the first time in four years. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
November 10, 2017 - 12:27 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's wild blueberry crop fell sharply this summer to land below 100 million pounds (45.3 million kilograms) for the first time in four years, according to a trade group that promotes the industry. Preliminary industry figures show the crop coming in at about 65 million...
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks are mostly higher, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, amid news of corporate deals. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 07, 2017 - 3:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are slipping back from record highs Tuesday as banks and small companies fall. Travel booking sites Priceline and TripAdvisor are taking steep losses following their third-quarter reports and retailers are falling too. Companies that pay big dividends, including...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, joined by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., right, holds a proposed "postcard tax filing form" as they unveil the GOP's far-reaching tax overhaul, the first major revamp of the tax system in three decades, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 03, 2017 - 9:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the GOP tax bill (all times local): 9 p.m. A change made Wednesday to the Republican tax plan would mean less generous cuts for many Americans. The House's top tax-writer, Rep. Kevin Brady, has released a revised version of the bill that would impose a new, lower-...
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FILE- In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during the G30 International Banking Seminar, at Inter-American Development Bank headquarters in Washington. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases its latest monetary policy statement after a two-day meeting. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 03, 2017 - 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After she steps down in February, Janet Yellen will go into history books at the first woman to have led the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history. But Yellen, who has earned widespread praise for her stewardship of the Fed, will be remembered for much more than breaking a glass...
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FILE- In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during the G30 International Banking Seminar, at Inter-American Development Bank headquarters in Washington. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases its latest monetary policy statement after a two-day meeting. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 02, 2017 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday announced his choice of Federal Reserve board member Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the nation's central bank, succeeding Janet Yellen, the first woman to hold the position. Trump made the announcement in a Rose Garden ceremony with...
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FILE- In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during the G30 International Banking Seminar, at Inter-American Development Bank headquarters in Washington. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases its latest monetary policy statement after a two-day meeting. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 01, 2017 - 2:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a new Federal Reserve leader about to be announced, the Fed is keeping its key interest rate unchanged. But it is hinting that it's preparing to resume raising rates as the economy shakes off the effects of recent hurricanes. In a statement after its latest policy meeting...
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