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Organizers: 2018 Essence Festival has $280M economic impact

Organizers of the Essence Festival in New Orleans say this year's event had a record-breaking economic impact on the city
Updated: 6 hours ago

Business Highlights

Business Highlights
Updated: 8 hours ago
Stocks erase most of early losses after huge gain; IBM sinks

Stocks erase most of early losses after huge gain; IBM sinks

US stocks mostly recover from some early losses as banks rise, but technology companies, retailers and homebuilders finish with losses
Updated: 8 hours ago
Markets Right Now: Stocks erase most of an early plunge

Markets Right Now: Stocks erase most of an early plunge

Stocks clawed back nearly all of an early plunge but still ended slightly lower on Wall Street, a day after the market's biggest gain in six months.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Britain, EU decide to take some time in getting Brexit right

Britain, EU decide to take some time in getting Brexit right

European Union and British leaders have shrugged off a weekend negotiating debacle and given themselves several more weeks to clinch a friendly divorce
Updated: 9 hours ago
US housing starts sank 5.3 percent in September

US housing starts sank 5.3 percent in September

US home construction sank 5.3 percent in September amid higher mortgage rates, hurricane
Published: 10/17/18
The Latest: UK central bank to publish Brexit analysis

The Latest: UK central bank to publish Brexit analysis

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has confirmed that the bank will publish an analysis of the economic impact of any Brexit deal the government reaches with the European Union.
Published: 10/17/18
Stocks are sinking early on, giving back some of a big gain

Stocks are sinking early on, giving back some of a big gain

US stocks are lower after a big rally the day before, with homebuilders and home improvement retailers falling after the Commerce Department said construction of new homes fell in September
Published: 10/17/18
Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

Asian shares climb as strong US corporate earnings, data dull concern over softening growth
Published: 10/17/18
Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

And they're off: Canada starts legal marijuana sales and becomes world's largest national pot marketplace
Published: 10/17/18