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Thursday, May 25, 2017

National Business

Costco shares rise as earnings top Wall Street expectations

Costco shares rise as earnings top Wall Street expectations

Costco shares rise after the warehouse club company reported earnings that topped Wall Street expectations
Updated: 2 hours ago

Clarification: Serena Williams-Silicon Valley story

Clarification: Serena Williams-Silicon Valley story
Updated: 2 hours ago
Trump plan to sell off half of oil stockpile sparks debate

Trump plan to sell off half of oil stockpile sparks debate

President Donald Trump's proposal to sell nearly half the US emergency oil stockpile is renewing debate over the need for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Updated: 2 hours ago
Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose'

Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose'

Mark Zuckerberg gave a commencement speech at Harvard, the university he dropped out of to create Facebook
Updated: 2 hours ago
Ford shuffles management team as new CEO takes helm

Ford shuffles management team as new CEO takes helm

Ford shuffles management team as new CEO promises faster decision-making
Updated: 7 hours ago
Best Buy: Shoppers take advantage of tax refund checks

Best Buy: Shoppers take advantage of tax refund checks

Best Buy's first-quarter results topped Wall Street's expectation, as consumers shopped after the delayed arrival of their federal tax refund checks
Updated: 8 hours ago

Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 3.95 pct, 2017 low

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week to their lowest levels of the year. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year fixed-rate home loans tumbled to 3.95 percent from 4.02 percent last week.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Italian court OKs class action lawsuit against Volkswagen

A court in Italy has opened the way for a class action lawsuit against the automaker Volkswagen over the "dieselgate" emissions scandal
Updated: 8 hours ago

Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets

People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions will be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018
Updated: 8 hours ago

Retailer earnings help US stocks toward 6th day of gains

Strong earnings from retailers like Best Buy and PVH help stocks rise for the sixth day in a row.
Updated: 9 hours ago