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  • Trump facing devastating debt load? Experts say not so fast

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump reportedly must pay back more than $300 million in loans over the next four years, raising the possibility his lenders could face an unprecedented situation should he win a second term and not be able to raise the money: foreclosing on the leader of the free world. But […]
  • How the Dow and other stock indexes fared Tuesday

    Stocks ended with moderate losses Tuesday as investors waited for the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Banks, energy companies and stocks that depend on consumer spending had some of the biggest losses. The price of oil fell 3.2%, dragging much of the energy sector down with it. Some technology […]
  • How the Dow and other stock indexes fared Tuesday

    Stocks ended with moderate losses Tuesday as investors waited for the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Banks, energy companies and stocks that depend on consumer spending had some of the biggest losses. The price of oil fell 3.2%, dragging much of the energy sector down with it. Some technology […]
  • Texas officials: No earlier concerns after microbe found

    LAKE JACKSON, Texas (AP) — Texas officials said Tuesday that water samples taken earlier this year from a Houston-area community did not raise concerns before the detection of a deadly, microscopic parasite, which doctors believe killed a 6-year-old boy. Residents of Lake Jackson are likely to remain under orders to boil water for several weeks […]
  • California sues US regulator in bid to deter ‘ghost guns’

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Backed by the fathers of two slain children, California’s attorney general sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to crack down on “ghost guns” that can be built from parts and make it difficult to track or regulate owners. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives doesn’t […]
  • California sues US regulator in bid to deter ‘ghost guns’

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Backed by the fathers of two slain children, California’s attorney general sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to crack down on so-called “ghost guns” that can be built from parts with little ability to track or regulate the owners. The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives […]
  • United Airlines, Myovant fall; FitBit, Beyond Meat rise

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday: United Airlines Holdings Inc., down $1.43 to $34.51 The airline and its pilots reached a deal that will avoid plans for 2,850 previously announced furloughs. United Natural Foods Inc., down $2.72 to $16.46 The natural and organic food company said its CEO, Steven […]
  • Judge blocks proposed joint venture of 2 big coal companies

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a proposed joint venture between two leading private coal companies. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Sarah Pitlyk in St. Louis halts the proposed joint venture of two companies based in the St. Louis area, Peabody Energy and Arch Resources, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. […]
  • Wall Street trader gets 5 years in prison in Ponzi scheme

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Wall Street trader was sentenced Monday to over five years in prison after admitting to defrauding investors of $19 million in a Ponzi scheme. Paul Rinfret, 71, of Manhasset, New York, was sentenced Monday in Manhattan federal court. The sentencing followed his October guilty plea to wire and securities […]
  • Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

    Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery fell $1.31 to $39.29 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for November delivery fell $1.40 to $41.03 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery fell 4 cents to $1.20 a gallon. October heating oil fell 3 cents to $1.11 a gallon. November natural gas fell 23 cents to […]