WASHINGTON — After more than six years of stalled progress and political wrangling, negotiators from the U.S. and 11 trading partners across the Pacific Rim announced a deal Monday on a landmark trade accord linking 40 percent of the global economy.
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NEW YORK - U.S. stocks climbed, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 index posting its longest winning streak this year, on speculation that the worst has been priced into shares and growth in the economy will be strong enough to support corporate profits.
On Friday, share prices fell for both Smith & Wesson and Sturm, Ruger & Co., two major American gun manufacturers.
HARTFORD, Conn. — Hartford HealthCare said Monday that because of the pending state cuts in Medicaid in Connecticut, its effort to absorb Day Kimball Healthcare has been suspended.
ATLANTA - Negotiators from the United States and 11 other nations struggled Saturday to break an impasse on an expansive Pacific Rim trade accord backed by the Obama administration, setting up what could be a make-or-break final day of talks.
NEW YORK — Sweet tea, buttered biscuits and a little “my pleasure” with a Southern twang has come to the Big Apple and Kerri Loudis couldn’t be happier.
WASHINGTON — September hiring fell well short of consensus expectations and previous economic growth was less robust than thought, new Labor Department statistics say in a dismal monthly report that painted a picture of an economy in downshift mode.
Blue Bell Ice Cream recently announced that the Texoma region will be included in phase two of the company’s market re-entry plan, which is scheduled to begin on Nov. 2. Phase two will see ice cream distributed from North Central Texas to north central Oklahoma, including in Grayson, Fannin, Cooke and Collin counties in Texas and Bryan County in Oklahoma.
Dallas-Fort Worth apartment renters this year are getting slammed with record rent increases.
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks closed little changed as investors were circumspect before the government’s jobs data, a key input into the Federal Reserve’s thinking on interest rates.