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Trader Kevin Lodewick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors find a lot to like in corporate first-quarter results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 02, 2017 - 5:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Despite strong results from industrial companies, U.S. stocks couldn't get any momentum going Tuesday after car makers said their sales are shrinking. Engine maker Cummins sent manufacturers and other industrial companies higher after reporting solid first-quarter earnings. A late...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 21, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at the Treasury Department in Washington, where he signed an executive order to review tax regulations set last year by his predecessor, as well as two memos to potentially reconsider major elements of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reforms passed in the wake of the Great Recession. While Republicans in Congress craft a bill to unwind the tighter financial rules that took effect after the 2008 crisis, President Donald Trump is looking in another, seemingly opposite direction: He's entertaining the idea of restoring the Depression-era firewall between commercial banking and its riskier investment side. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
May 02, 2017 - 4:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — While Republicans in Congress craft a bill to unwind the tighter financial rules that took effect after the 2008 crisis, President Donald Trump is looking in another, seemingly opposite direction: He's entertaining the idea of restoring the Depression-era firewall between...
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Trader Kevin Lodewick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors find a lot to like in corporate first-quarter results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 02, 2017 - 2:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are slightly higher Tuesday as industrial companies including engine maker Cummins rise after posting strong first-quarter results. Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler are falling after they said their sales shrank in April and energy companies are down after...
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May 02, 2017 - 7:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans who eagerly awaited a GOP president so they could take a heavy knife to many of the regulatory requirements for banks, insurers and other financial institutions finally get their chance. The House Financial Services Committee, led by Texas Rep. Jeb Hensarling, is...
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May 02, 2017 - 7:27 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A spokeswoman says an unknown number of Florida Blue health insurance customers were charged multiple times for their May premiums. The overdrafts caused some clients to have their bank accounts frozen. Attorney Kristin Longberry tells the Orlando Sentinel ( http://bit.ly/...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, file photo, a pedestrian walks past a sign for Aetna Inc., at the company headquarters in Hartford, Conn. Aetna Inc. reports financial results, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
May 02, 2017 - 7:00 am
Aetna booked a $381-million, first-quarter loss mainly due to its failed bid for rival Humana, but the nation's third largest health insurer still beat earnings expectations and raised its 2017 forecast. Aetna says it now expects adjusted earnings of $8.80 to $9 per share for the full year, up from...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2016, file photo, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda attends the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Chengdu in Southwestern China's Sichuan province. Japan’s central bank chief Kuroda said Tuesday, May 2, 2017, Asia needs all the help it can get in fighting poverty as both wealthy and poor nations grapple with widening inequality. Kuroda said he welcomes Beijing’s push to support regional growth through the Chinese-initiated Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, Pool, File)
May 02, 2017 - 5:45 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asia needs all the help it can get in fighting poverty as both wealthy and poor nations grapple with widening inequality, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Tuesday. Kuroda welcomed China's push to support regional growth through the Beijing-backed Asia Infrastructure Investment...
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In this Monday, May 1, 2017 photo, International Monetary Fund Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Jihad Azour, center, meets with his colleagues at the Dubai International Financial Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The IMF said in updated regional IMF outlook published Tuesday, said oil exporting countries in the Middle East continue to have the world's largest energy subsidy bill and said additional reforms are still needed to curb government spending. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
May 02, 2017 - 5:31 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday oil exporting countries in the Middle East continue to have the world's largest energy subsidy bill and that additional reforms are still needed to curb government spending. In its updated regional outlook report,...
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May 02, 2017 - 4:58 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank chief says Asia needs all the help it can get in fighting poverty as both wealth and poor nations grapple with widening inequality. Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Tuesday he welcomes Beijing's push to support regional growth through the Chinese-led Asia...
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In this Monday, May 1, 2017 photo, International Monetary Fund Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Jihad Azour, center, meets with his colleagues at the Dubai International Financial Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The IMF said in updated regional IMF outlook published Tuesday, said oil exporting countries in the Middle East continue to have the world's largest energy subsidy bill and said additional reforms are still needed to curb government spending. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
May 02, 2017 - 4:19 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday oil exporting countries in the Middle East continue to have the world's largest energy subsidy bill and that additional reforms are still needed to curb government spending. In its updated regional outlook report,...
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