NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow stock indexes were weighed down by falling energy shares as oil prices fell on Wednesday and added to investor concerns about low inflation, while healthcare and technology stocks helped lift the Nasdaq Composite index.
NEW YORK/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s stocks took a major step toward global acceptance on Wednesday, finally winning a long campaign for inclusion in a leading emerging markets benchmark, in what was seen as a milestone for global investing. U.S. index provider MSCI said on Wednesday Hong Kong time it would add a selection of China’s so-called “A” shares to its Emerging Markets Index after having rejected them for three years running.
Senate Democrats are complaining they haven’t been briefed on GOP plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the American Health Care Act.The House passed the overhaul measure earlier this year but the Senate has not yet taken the bill to the floor or through the legislative process.For…
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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday as a sharp drop in oil prices hurt energy stocks and retail stocks were pulled down by concerns about Amazon.com’s plan to boost its apparel business, while investors also worried about future Federal Reserve rate hikes.
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Nikkei rose more than 1 percent to a near two-year high on Tuesday, encouraged by rebound in U.S. hi-tech shares as investors bet on solid growth in the economy and corporate profits globally.
One morning in Seattle, then-Washington men’s basketball coach Lorenzo Romar was touring a group of recruits around campus. He brought them to Markelle Fultz’s apartment and heard the smooth sound of Sam Cooke’s voice, singing a song released 34 years before Fultz was even born.
I was born by the…
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow hitting record highs with growth sectors such as technology in favor again as investors appeared to regain confidence in the economy after upbeat comments from Federal Reserve officials.
Before its release to the public, Kardashian talks about her new beauty brand, KKW.
CHICAGO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – When Wal-Mart Stores Inc bought online retailer Jet.com for $3 billion last year, it marked a crucial moment – the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer, after years of ceding e-commerce leadership to arch rival Amazon, intended to compete.