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US stock indexes close mostly up; New highs for S&P 500, Dow

Dec 12, 2017

Big-name companies notched gains on Wall Street Tuesday, delivering more records for two of the major stock indexes

Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stock indexes mostly higher

Dec 12, 2017

Big-company stocks notched gains on Wall Street, bringing more records for major indexes, but smaller companies lagged behind.

Canada to buy used Australian jets over new Boeing aircraft

Dec 12, 2017

Canada has ditched a plan to buy 18 Super Hornet jet fighters from U.S.-based Boeing and will instead buy 18 used F-18 fighters from Australia

Exxon says it will increase climate-change disclosures

Dec 12, 2017

Exxon Mobil says it will disclose more about how climate change could affect its business

First time dealing with credit card fraud? You got this

Dec 12, 2017

Reversing fishy charges on your credit card account is easier than you might expect

Ex-CFO of 'Soup Nazi' inspired company admits to tax evasion

Dec 12, 2017

The former chief financial officer for a company licensing recipes from the real-life chef who inspired the "Soup Nazi" character on "Seinfeld" admitted to tax evasion

Thousands of Russian private contractors fighting in Syria

Dec 12, 2017

Russian news outlets say thousands of Russians have been deployed in Syria by a shadowy, private military contractor since 2015

World stocks turn higher as investors eye Fed decision

Dec 12, 2017

World stocks turn higher as investors look ahead to expected Fed rate increase

Poland's new PM to list his goals in speech to lawmakers

Dec 12, 2017

Poland's new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is to outline his foreign and home policy goals after he was tasked with boosting the economy and Poland's image abroad

Thailand welcomes easing of EU political sanctions

Dec 12, 2017

Thailand's military junta has welcomed the European Union's decision to ease political sanctions imposed against it for overthrowing an elected government in 2014

Weather, 20 December
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