Financial services

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 03, 2017 - 3:06 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks declined Wednesday ahead of a meeting of U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers as markets in Japan and Hong Kong closed for a holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 fell 1 percent to 5,892.30 points and the Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.25 percent to 3,135.72...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2017 file photo, Soila Solano prepares to inject herself with insulin at her home in Las Vegas. Solano was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes six years ago. State Sen. Yvanna Cancela, a Las Vegas Democrat, and backers of a proposal to control insulin prices on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, withdrew a key provision of the bill that would have made the state the first in the U.S. to mandate drugmakers refund diabetics or their insurance companies when the price of insulin rises more than inflation. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 02, 2017 - 10:54 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada state lawmaker and backers of a proposal to control insulin prices on Tuesday withdrew a key provision of the bill that would have made the state the first in the U.S. to mandate drugmakers refund diabetics or their insurance companies when the price of insulin...
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May 02, 2017 - 7:53 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada state lawmaker and backers of a proposal to control insulin prices on Tuesday withdrew a key provision of the bill that would have made the state the first in the U.S. to mandate drugmakers refund diabetics or their insurance companies when the price of insulin...
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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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