Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Business News

In this Tuesday, March 21, 2017, file photo, William C. Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, speaks during a panel discussion at The Bank of England in London.

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER NEW YORK (AP) — A top Federal Reserve official suggested Monday that the Fed will likely announce next month that it will begin paring its bond portfolio ...
In this April 7, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together after their meetings at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday to avoid a “trade war” ahead of what the White House says is a possible announcement of ...
In this Aug. 10, 2017, photo, Sara Hayden poses for a photo with some of her medications at home in Half Moon Bay, Calif.

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — It may not equal Social Security and Medicare as a “third rail” program that politicians touch at their own risk, yet Medicaid seems to ...
In this Monday, June 19, 2017, photo, a person types on a laptop keyboard, in North Andover, Mass.

BY PAUL WISEMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp., Harvard Medical ...
A TV cameraman films an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017.

BY PAN PYLAS LONDON (AP) — It’s all change in financial markets at the start of the new week as concerns over a potential conflict between the United States and ...
In this June 6, 2015, file photo, heavy machines move imported iron ore at the dock in Rizhao in eastern China's Shandong province.

BY JOE McDONALD BEIJING (AP) — China announced Monday it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed ...
In this July 8, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and China's President Xi Jinping arrive for a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany.

BY JOSH BOAK and JONATHAN LEMIRE BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Even as he seeks Beijing’s help on North Korea, President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order asking his ...
In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia.

BY ALEXANDRA OLSON NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook anonymously launched a new photo-sharing app in China in a new effort to make inroads in the world’s most populous country. China’s ...
This Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 photo shows the offices of the Montana Health Co-op in Helena, Montana.

BY BOBBY CAINA CALVAN HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s health care co-op, one of America’s few remaining alternatives to traditional health insurance, will resume accepting new enrollees Sunday after it ...
This file image released by HBO shows Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister in an episode of "Game of Thrones," which aired Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017.

BY MATT O’BRIEN and TALI ARBEL BOSTON (AP) — Hackers this week released an email from HBO in which the company expressed willingness to pay them $250,000 as part of ...
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