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S&P 500 ends slightly higher after Fed gives mixed signals

7 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

The S&P 500 ended marginally higher on Wednesday after Federal Reserve policymakers cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point, as expected, but gave mixed signals...
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Microsoft approves $40 billion share repurchase program

7 hours ago   |   Reuters

Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday its board had approved a new share repurchase program of up to $40 billion and raised its quarterly dividend.
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Comcast gives away Xfinity Flex TV device, pounding shares of Roku

8 hours ago   |   Reuters

Comcast Corp said on Wednesday it will offer internet customers a free streaming media set top box that works with other services, stepping up competition with Roku Inc in the...
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Fed cuts rates again, gives mixed signals for next move

8 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time this year on Wednesday in a widely expected move meant to sustain a...
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Fed's mixed signals on next move send Wall Street lower

8 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

Wall Street sank on Wednesday as Federal Reserve policymakers gave mixed signals about their next move after cutting interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in a...
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Wall Street sinks after Fed gives mixed signals on next move

9 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

Wall Street sank on Wednesday when Federal Reserve policy makers gave mixed signals about their next move after cutting interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in a...
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Five ways the Fed's rate cut could affect consumers

9 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates on Wednesday for the second time this year could have wide-ranging implications for consumers' wallets.
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Fed makes small changes in bid to better control policy rate

9 hours ago   |   Reuters

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday tweaked two key rates used to manage its main policy lever after turmoil this week in funding markets briefly pushed the overnight bank-to-bank...
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GM to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers in Canada

9 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

General Motors Co said on Wednesday it plans to temporarily lay off about 1,200 workers at its Oshawa assembly plant in Canada, which makes the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra...
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UTC technology chief Paul Eremenko steps down

9 hours ago   |   Reuters

The chief technology officer of United Technologies Corp , Paul Eremenko, has stepped down, just under two years after moving to the U.S. conglomerate from Europe's Airbus .
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Justin Trudeau Admits to Wearing Blackface Makeup During High School Performance Following TIME Report

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday night for wearing brownface at a 2001 “Arabian Nights”-themed party-less than two hours after TIME published a... Read more ...

Maine mother rubbed drugs on daughter's gums before her death, court...

Maine mother rubbed drugs on daughter's gums before her death, court documents say

Police say a baby's death nearly a year ago was caused by fentanyl, leading to charges against the mother. Read more ...

Hospice nurse accused of stealing morphine from dying veterans

Hospice nurse accused of stealing morphine from dying veterans

As a result of her actions, at least one veteran experienced increased suffering in his final days, investigators said. Read more ...

Merriam-Webster announces new additions including nonbinary pronoun ‘they'...

Merriam-Webster announces new additions including nonbinary pronoun ‘they' and ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster has officially added the nonbinary pronoun "they" as an entry in its dictionary. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

Trump Names New National Security Adviser

Trump Names New National Security Adviser

President Trump has named hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to be his new national security adviser, reports the AP. Trump tweeted Wednesday that he has "worked long & hard... Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security advisor choice

President Trump reveals new national security advisor choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security advisor choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

A company will pay a Stephen King fan $1,300 to watch 13 of his scariest...

A company will pay a Stephen King fan $1,300 to watch 13 of his scariest films by Halloween

If you're chosen, you'll need to record the number of scares that make you jump, your heart rate during the blood-chilling bits and the amount of sleep you get . Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...