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AP Explains: How retirement legislation impacts…

The House just passed a key piece of retirement legislation, here's why you should care

United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing…

United Airlines is extending the cancellation of flights using the Boeing 737 Max by another month, into early August

Number of US homes on the market rose in 1Q as sales slowed

Homebuyers in some of the biggest U.S. cities are seeing a pickup in the number of homes for sale, especially in the most affordable segment of the market.

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Friday after modest gains erased some of the market's steep losses from a day earlier

HP, Hibbett rise; Foot Locker, Autodesk fall

HP, Hibbett rise; Foot Locker, Autodesk fall

Female CEOs are competitively paid, but greatly outnumbered

Female CEOs remain scarce but pay is competitive at the top

Markets Right Now: Stocks rebound, led by banks

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street Friday, led by gains in banks, as the market rebounds from steep losses from a day earlier

Pennsylvania accuses financial firms of bond…

Pennsylvania's treasury department is accusing about a dozen large financial firms of inflating the price of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over seven years

CEO Pay: When investors say "nay" on spiraling packages

Shareholders are still voting overwhelmingly in favor of big pay packages for CEOs, but there are more pockets of resistance eight years after "say on pay" became a mandatory exercise at annual meetings

GM's Barra, Lockheed's Hewson among highest paid female CEOs

GM's Barra, Lockheed's Hewson among highest paid female CEOs

Foot Locker 1Q results miss Street, cuts earnings outlook

Foot Locker: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

US durable goods orders drop a sharp 2.1% in April, investment spending also falls

US durable goods orders drop a sharp 2.1% in April, investment spending also falls

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India's Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win

India's Modi facing urgent economic challenges after landslide parliamentary victory

The Latest: SKorea says it's discussing 5G security with US

South Korea discussing security of 5G networks with US

China to support airlines seeking compensation…

Chinese airline association backs carriers' demands for compensation

Dressbarn expects to have all its stores shut by end of 2019

Dressbarn says it expects to have all its 650 stores closed by the end of this year

FAA chief upbeat about prospects for Boeing 737…

After an all-day meeting with global aviation regulators, the chief of the Federal Aviation Administration sounded more upbeat than ever about prospects for clearing the troubled Boeing 737 Max to fly again

Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers…

Trump administration prepares another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade wars

The Latest: China tariffs to cost average US household $831

The New York Federal Reserve estimates that the Trump administration's latest round of tariff hikes on Chinese goods will cost the typical U.S. household $831 a year.

Judge questions secrecy in Chemours lawsuit against DuPont

A Delaware judge has chastised attorneys for the secrecy surrounding a dispute between chemical manufacturer Chemours and the DuPont Co., which spun off Chemours in 2015

A glance at US mortgage rates down slightly this week

Long-term US mortgage rates fell slightly this week, marking a fourth straight week of declines to lure prospective purchasers in the spring homebuying season

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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks slumped on Wall Street Thursday, handing the market its second straight loss, as investors worried about an apparent stalemate in trade talks between the U.S. and China

L Brands, Copart rise; Toro, Best Buy fall

L Brands, Copart rise; Toro, Best Buy fall

US long-term mortgage rates slip; 30-year average…

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell slightly this week, marking a fourth straight week of declines to lure prospective purchasers in the spring homebuying season