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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….

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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?…

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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….

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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….

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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….

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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):…

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Claims for US unemployment aid slide again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans signed up for unemployment benefits last week, another sign the U.S. job market remains healthy….

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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….

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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….

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Claims for US unemployment aid drop by 10,000 to 258,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans signed up for unemployment benefits last week, another sign of a healthy U.S. job market….