Business and Finance

Published on June 24, 2018 - Page 12
Dear Mr. Berko: Since we sold our business and retired 11 years ago, our $768,000 individual retirement account has averaged 8.8 percent, including...
Published on June 24, 2018 - Page 12
Dear Mr. Berko: My husband is an engineer with a secure job. I run the household, take care of our 12-year-old son and two dogs, make all the...
Published on June 23, 2018 - Page 9
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is enforcing tariffs on $3.4 billion in U.S. products as of Friday in retaliation to duties the Trump...
Published on June 22, 2018 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) — The European Union is set today to slap tariffs on $3.4 billion in American products, from whiskey and motorcycles to peanuts and...
Published on June 21, 2018 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — A newer kind of flu vaccine only worked a little bit better in seniors this past winter than traditional shots, the government...
Published on June 21, 2018 - Page 8
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube when...
Published on June 20, 2018 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) — Big industrial and technology companies skidded Tuesday as the trade dispute between the U.S. and China threatened to come to a boil...
Published on June 19, 2018 - Page 5
DETROIT (AP) — If President Donald Trump delivers on threats to slap 25 percent tariffs on automobiles and parts, experts say it will cut auto sales...
Published on June 19, 2018 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Trump administration is close to finalizing a health insurance option for small firms and self-employed people that would cost...
Published on June 18, 2018 - Page 1
WASHINGTON — “The economy,” Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell declared last week, “is doing very well.” And it is. Steady hiring has shrunk...
Published on June 17, 2018 - Page 9
Dear Mr. Berko: Malls and shopping centers have fallen significantly in value. I want the names of six mall REITs selling below book value and six...
Published on June 17, 2018 - Page 9
Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker is recommending that I buy 400 shares of Altria ($23,200), the big tobacco company, because it pays nearly 5 percent...
Published on June 16, 2018 - Page 9
Apple makes deal with Oprah LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple says it has reached a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programs for its...
Published on June 15, 2018 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —Halfway through a news conference Wednesday, the head of the world’s most powerful central bank was asked a question weighing on the...
Published on June 14, 2018 - Page 21
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Federal Reserve took note of a resilient U.S. economy Wednesday by raising its benchmark interest rate for the second time this...
Published on June 14, 2018 - Page 21
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Trump administration’s latest move against “Obamacare” could jeopardize legal protections on pre-existing medical conditions for...
Published on June 13, 2018 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday. The decision could usher in a wave...
Published on June 12, 2018 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — IHOP, which had teased a name change to IHOb, says the “b’’ is to promote its burger menu. The pancake restaurant has been coy...
Published on June 11, 2018 - Page 7
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The head of the Marine Corps says it’s time the U.S. military branch known for its fierce, young warriors becomes a little more...
Published on June 10, 2018 - Page 5
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) —Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in five Midwestern states. The...

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