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14 hours ago

Weather affects oil pipeline spill cleanup in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A company with a history of oil field-related spills in North Dakota and Montana is being hampered by winter weather in its cleanup of a "significant" pipeline break that leaked crude oil into a tributary of the Little Missouri River in western North Dakota, a regulator said Thursday….

KDWN

15 hours ago

Gains for banks and materials lead stocks to all-time highs

NEW YORK (AP) — After a quiet start, major U.S. stock indexes set more all-time highs Thursday afternoon as the market built on a surge the previous day. Banks are rising as bond yields increase, and basic materials and technology companies are also climbing. Defense contractors and other industrial companies are taking modest losses….

KDWN

17 hours ago

US home price gains lift household wealth to $90.2 trillion

WASHINGTON (AP) — A healthy increase in home values and higher stock prices drove up U.S. household wealth in the July-September quarter, though the gains are largely concentrated among wealthier Americans….

KDWN

17 hours ago

Delta will upgrade free snacks in the economy-fare cabin

If it's true that an army travels on its stomach, will better snacks keep passengers loyal to one airline?…

KDWN

17 hours ago

AstraZeneca cuts about 700 jobs, including 120 in Delaware

DOVER, Del. (AP) — British-based pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca says it is eliminating about 700 jobs in its U.S. commercial business, including about 120 at its North American headquarters in Wilmington….

KDWN

19 hours ago

Gains for banks and tech lead stocks to all-time highs

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edging higher in late morning trading Thursday, keeping major market indexes at record highs. Banks, technology and materials companies are leading the way higher. Defense contractors and other industrial companies are taking losses. Bond yields rose….

KDWN

20 hours ago

The silver lining in a very bad day? Tax breaks!

Tax rules are not on the list of things most people turn to for comfort after a bad day. But they can take the sting out in a few cases. Here are five ways that tax experts say you could turn some of life's misfortunes into a smaller tax bill….

KDWN

20 hours ago

US 30-year average mortgage rate rises to 4.13 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates climbed for the sixth straight week in the aftermath of Donald Trump's election win, marking new highs for the year….

KDWN

20 hours ago

US indexes back away from record highs in early trading

NEW YORK (AP) — US stocks are edging mostly lower in early trading Thursday as major indexes back away from record high levels. Gains in banks and technology shares were outweighed by losses in other sectors including health care and industrial stocks. Bond yields climbed, which sent high-dividend stocks lower….

KDWN

20 hours ago

Markets Right Now: Slight gains keep Dow, S&P 500 at records

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):…