Business

Pennsylvania Conference for Women
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Melony Roy
October 12, 2018 - 6:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and tennis champion Serena Williams were in Philadelphia on Friday, headlining one of the largest gathering of women in the region. More than 11,000 women and a few men descended upon the Pennsylvania Convention Center...
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In this Oct. 8, 2018, photo, tugboats move a container ship to the dockyard of a seaport in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province.
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October 12, 2018 - 1:32 pm
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the American market rose by 13 percent over a year earlier despite a worsening tariff war. Exports to the United States rose to $46.7 billion...
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The jersey, sold on the president’s campaign website for $99, says “STAND UP FOR AMERICA” on the front, along with Trump’s name on the back, the number 45, and an American flag patch on the sleeve.
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Rachel Kurland
October 11, 2018 - 2:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the 2018 football season continues to evoke political differences down the aisle, President Donald Trump has released his own football jersey to display his opinions loud and clear. The jersey , sold on the president’s campaign website for $99, says “STAND UP FOR...
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stock market gains and losses
October 11, 2018 - 7:13 am
By Daniel Shane, CNN Business (CNN) -- A sharp drop in US stocks is causing tremors thousands of miles away in Asia and Europe. Major share indexes in the United Kingdom, Germany and France fell more than 1% in early trading, following Wednesday's bloodbath in American markets, where the Dow...
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AT&T
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October 10, 2018 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T and WarnerMedia are joining the ever-expanding list of companies offering a streaming video service. They say the service due to launch in late 2019 will include films, TV shows, documentaries, animation and other offerings. No pricing was announced. It's the second product...
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The New York Stock Exchange
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October 10, 2018 - 4:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are plunging toward their worst loss in six months on Wednesday as technology companies continue to take sharp losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 700 points in afternoon trading. The losses were widespread as bond yields remained high after steep increases...
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Aetna headquarters
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October 10, 2018 - 1:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The proposed $69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna is getting a greenlight from the Department of Justice, with some conditions. The Justice Department on Wednesday approved the deal on the condition that Aetna moves ahead with its plan to sell its Medicare Part D...
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Sears
Associated Press
October 10, 2018 - 1:37 pm
By Chris Isidore (CNN) -- The handwriting is on the wall: Sears appears to be nearing bankruptcy. One of Sears' major shareholders just dumped a chunk of his stock for pennies on his original investment. The company added a new director who is familiar with bankruptcies and restructuring. Reports...
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Starbucks Cup
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October 10, 2018 - 11:29 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Starbucks is sweetening the pot for employees with a new family care benefit. The company announced on Tuesday that it will provide workers with ten subsidized backup care days for children or adults. Starbucks (SBUX) announced an expansive new set...
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Cannabis Survey Food Drink
CNN
October 10, 2018 - 10:33 am
By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business (CNN) -- If marijuana were legal in the United States, most Americans say they would try it. That's according to a survey of 1,000 US consumers (as well as 1,000 more in Canada) conducted by A.T. Kearney, a global strategy and management consulting firm. More than...
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