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US applications for unemployment aid rose last week

Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 9:28 am

More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but claims remain at levels showing that American workers enjoy job security. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US durable goods orders up 4.8 percent in October

Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 9:27 am

Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods increased in October by the largest amount in a year, reflecting a surge in demand for commercial airplanes. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Phelps Takes The Plunge On Plans For Retirement

Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 11:57 am

Michael Phelps has taken another step to put an official seal on his retirement. Bob Agnew

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US home sales reach strongest pace in nearly a decade

Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 10:24 am

Americans bought homes in October at the fastest pace in nearly decade. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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Fidelity Investments’ Ned Johnson to retire

Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 8:53 am

Fidelity Investment’s long-time chairman Edward “Ned” Johnson is announcing his retirement, completing the transfer of the company to his daughter Abigail Johnson. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Add this fee to the cost of flying: hailing an airport taxi

Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 8:51 am

Ever feel like the taxi ride from the airport costs more than the trip there? Correspondent Jeremy House reports it’s not your imagination.

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Boston To Welcome Driverless Car Testing On Public Streets

Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 11:55 am

NuTonomy, a startup that makes driverless vehicles, says it will start testing its self-driving cars on public streets in Boston by the end of the year. Bob Agnew reports.

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Tourists continue to visit Florida in record numbers.

Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 9:24 am

Tourists continue to visit Florida in record numbers. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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UK Treasury chief: Brexit uncertainty could drag on economy

Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 9:23 am

Britain’s Treasury chief says the economy could face a slowdown because of the uncertainty caused by the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Bank regulator imposes tighter restrictions on Wells Fargo

Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 9:22 am

A federal banking regulator has imposed tighter restrictions on Wells Fargo, requiring the banking giant to get advance approval from regulators before making a wide range of business decisions. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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The long-running drought in much of the Northeastern United States is expected to persist through the winter:

Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 11:20 am

The long-running drought in much of the Northeastern United States is expected to persist through the winter:

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Warren Buffett is changing his mind about airlines and buying stakes in several major carriers including American Air Lines and Delta Air Lines.

Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 11:19 am

Warren Buffett is changing his mind about airlines and buying stakes in several major carriers including American Air Lines and Delta Air Lines.

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The new gun system on the Navy’s most advanced destroyer is firing blanks

Sat, Nov 19, 2016 at 6:20 pm

The new gun system on the Navy’s most advanced destroyer is firing blanks until the Navy can find cost-effective projectiles. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Fantasy Merger. FanDuel, DraftKings To Join In 2017.

Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 11:45 am

Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to merge after months of speculation and increasing regulatory scrutiny. Bob Agnew reports.

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Builders broke ground on the most new homes in nine years last month

Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 6:06 am

Builders broke ground on the most new homes in nine years last month. SRN’s Ken Lormand reports that it’s a response to strong demand that could lift the economy.

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Consumer Prices See Modest Rise In October

Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 11:52 am

Rising energy costs pushed consumer prices higher in October, but overall inflation remains tame. Bob Agnew reports.

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Boeing to cut some jobs, move others, in efficiency effort

Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 10:44 am

Boeing says it plans to move about 2,500 positions to other sites, cut 500 jobs, and close two facilities by the end of 2020. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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U.S. factory output rose slightly in October

Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 10:43 am

U.S. factory output rose slightly in October, aided by greater production of automobiles, home electronics and appliances. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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U.S. producer prices were unchanged in October

Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 10:42 am

U.S. producer prices were unchanged in October as the price of services fell, another sign that inflationary pressure remains modest. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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NY Subway Considering Barriers For Subway Platforms

Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 11:55 am

Officials in New York are pondering new ways to keep people safe in the city’s subway system. Bob Agnew reports.

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US business inventories up 0.1 percent in September

Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 10:25 am

U.S. businesses boosted their stockpiles by a slight amount in September while their sales increased by the most in three months. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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U-S retail sales jump 0.8 pct. in sign of consumer health

Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 9:19 am

American consumers ramped up their spending last month in a sign of robust health heading into the winter holiday shopping season. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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AAA predicting biggest Thanksgiving travel rush in 9 years

Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 7:32 am

The slowly improving economy could boost travel over the Thanksgiving holiday to levels not seen in nine years. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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US colleges look outside China for new foreign students

Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 8:28 am

As a surge of students from China begins to level off, many U.S. colleges are expanding recruiting efforts in the Middle East, South Asia and Latin America. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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