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Markets Right Now: Stocks notch a 3rd consecutive gain

Aug 6, 2018

Stocks finished broadly higher for the third day in a row on Wall Street, extending a string of gains.

The Latest: Tax preparer testifies in Manafort trial

Aug 3, 2018

One of Paul Manafort's tax preparers says she helped disguise $900,000 in foreign income as a loan in order to reduce the former Trump campaign chairman's tax burden

US stocks rise as companies that pay big dividends surge

Aug 3, 2018

US stocks rise after the Labor Department said employers continued to add jobs at a solid pace in July

Markets Right Now: Stocks close up after July jobs report

Aug 3, 2018

U.S. stocks close higher after the Labor Department reported a solid month of hiring by U.S. employers in July

1st year of Nevada marijuana sales smokes expectations

Aug 3, 2018

Medical marijuana patients insist they were better off before recreational use became legal in Nevada last July, and tourists still have no place to smoke it legally, but otherwise the state's first year of adult-use pot sales has exceeded expectations

The Latest: New evacuations ordered for California wildfire

Aug 3, 2018

Authorities have ordered more evacuations in Northern California continue to advance

Triumph of the iPhone: Apple cracks trillion-dollar mark

Aug 3, 2018

Apple wins the race to become world's first publicly traded company valued at $1 trillion

US goes ahead with tax on Canadian newsprint

Aug 2, 2018

US Commerce Department goes ahead with tax on Canadian newsprint, but lowers levies

Financial fruit: Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company

Aug 2, 2018

Apple wins the race to become world's first publicly traded company valued at $1 trillion

CBS' 2Q net income up as CEO faces sexual-misconduct probe

Aug 2, 2018

CBS has reported a boost in second-quarter net income from the tax overhaul and higher fees from affiliates and subscribers, as turmoil swirls around the media company ahead of the important fall TV season