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Business Briefs – March 29, 2017

Environmental Groups File Lawsuit Over Trump Climate Actions CHICAGO (AP) – Environmental groups and an American Indian tribe have filed the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s plans to roll…

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U.S. Stock Indexes Close Mostly Higher; Oil Up

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Wednesday after a sharp increase in crude oil prices helped drive market-leading gains for energy companies. Banks and other financial stocks declined the most…

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Stocks Mostly Higher in Afternoon Trading; Oil Up

Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher in afternoon trading Wednesday as crude oil prices rose. Banks and other financial stocks fell the most as bond yields headed lower.…

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Business Briefs – March 28, 2017

Wells Fargo to Pay $110 Million To Settle Fake Account Suit NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo says it will pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over the…

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Sources: Westinghouse to File for Bankruptcy Tuesday

U.S. nuclear developer Westinghouse Electric Co plans to seek bankruptcy protection from creditors on Tuesday as it struggles to limit losses that have thrown its Japanese parent Toshiba Corp into…

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Amazon Tests Grocery Pickup Service in Seattle

Amazon is testing a grocery pickup service in Seattle. The AmazonFresh Pickup service is currently open only to Amazon employees. Eventually, members of Amazon’s $99-a-year Prime loyalty program will be…

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U.S. Consumer Confidence Hits 16-Year High

U.S. consumer confidence climbed to its highest level in more than 16 years, a strong gain for one of President Donald Trump’s preferred economic indicators. The Conference Board said Tuesday…

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