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Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting

Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:54 am

Shareholders irritated by the fallout from Wells Fargo’s sales practices scandal have sent a warning to the bank’s executives and board, with some directors barely holding onto their jobs in what is typically a symbolic vote. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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FDA: Avoid fake `miracle’ cancer treatments sold on internet

Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:53 am

U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat, diagnose or prevent cancer. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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WTO ruling favors Mexico in US `dolphin-safe’ tuna spat

Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:48 am

The World Trade Organization has ruled that Mexico’s tuna industry has been harmed by U.S. “dolphin-safe” labeling rules and says the country can seek retaliatory measures worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US new-home sales climb to 8-month high in March

Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 11:39 am

U.S. sales of new homes shot up in March to the fastest pace in 8 months, as more Americans are upgrading their houses in a positive sign for the broader economy.
Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US home prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years

Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 11:36 am

U.S. homes prices rose steadily upward in February as more homebuyers chased fewer available properties. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Golf ball pieces from harvest cause hash brown recall

Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:51 pm

A food company is recalling frozen hash browns from stores in nine states because the potatoes may have pieces of golf balls in them. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Republican lawmakers want to make private a database of consumer complaints against banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies.

Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 9:35 am

Republicans want to privatize database of consumer complaints. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Britain’s back in favor for corporate deals despite Brexit

Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 9:34 am

A new survey finds that Britain has reclaimed its place as one of the top five countries that firms look to make deals in, just six months after dropping off the list in the wake of the country’s surprise to leave the European Union. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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An American business group says China’s push to develop its own technology and other industries has “narrowed the space” for foreign companies to compete in its market.

Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 10:18 am

An American business group says China’s push to develop its own technology and other industries has “narrowed the space” for foreign companies to compete in its market.

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Boeing will issue hundreds of layoff notices to engineers in Washington state

Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 4:22 pm

Boeing will issue hundreds of layoff notices to engineers in Washington state this week. Jeremy House reportS.

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Wells Fargo ups sales practices settlement to $142 million

Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 10:45 am

Wells Fargo is agreeing to expand a recently settled class-action lawsuit by an additional 32-million dollars as well as extend claims for fraudulent accounts that may have been opened going back to 2002. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US home sales shoot up to 10-year high

Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 10:31 am

Americans purchased homes in March at the fastest pace in over a decade, a strong start to the traditional spring buying season. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Buyer wanted: Tiny Oregon town for sale

Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 7:40 am

A dot on a map in rural southwestern Oregon is generating a big-city buzz. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Black Teens Most Likely To Have Smartphones, Poll Says.

Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 11:37 am

A new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones – which could explain why they’re the biggest and most frequent users of mobile-friendly social media apps Snapchat and Instagram. Bob Agnew reports.

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NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US

Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 10:45 am

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing for the nation’s biggest city to also be the country’s priciest spot to buy a pack of smokes. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level

Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 9:19 am

More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, yet total applications remained at a historically low level that suggests workers are enjoying solid job security. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Exxon Mobil plans multi-billion dollar plant near Texas Gulf

Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 9:18 am

Exxon Mobil and a Saudi partner have agreed to build a multibillion-dollar petrochemical plant near the Texas coast. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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What to do with a former coal mine? Make it a solar farm

Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 9:09 am

A former strip mine would be converted into a solar farm under a proposal announced by an Appalachian coal company that says it wants to place hundreds of thousands of panels in the Kentucky mountains. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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Justices could limit recovery in securities fraud cases

Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 9:09 am

The Supreme Court seems inclined to make it tougher for the government to recover ill-gotten gains from people convicted of securities fraud. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government

Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 9:07 am

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has created a new organization to analyze government spending and revenue to make it easier to understand. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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United’s first quarter profit fell 69 percent – before dragging incident

Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 10:09 am

United Airlines’ profit plunged 69 percent in the first three months of the year, and that was before the adverse publicity surrounding the dragging of a bloodied passenger off a plane. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US housing starts fell in March; still stronger than in 2016

Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 10:07 am

U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes in March, but the pace of construction so far this year remains stronger than in 2016. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US industrial production up 0.5 percent in March

Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 10:06 am

U.S. industrial production posted a solid gain in March, reflecting a record rebound in utility output. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US homebuilder sentiment slips, but overall outlook positive

Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 10:34 am

U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less optimistic about their sales prospects, even as their overall outlook remains favorable. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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