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April 26, 2018 - 16 minutes ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

9:35 a.m.

Stocks are opening higher, extending a rally from the previous afternoon, after several companies reported strong first-quarter results.

Chipotle soared 15 percent after its report. It also announced plans…

April 26, 2018

BOSTON (AP) — The fate of Wynn’s glitzy Boston-area casino may still be up in the air, but rival MGM says it is on track to open Massachusetts’ first Las Vegas-style casino resort sooner than expected.

MGM Resorts International President Bill Hornbuckle said in Wednesday interview with The…

Massachusetts Gambling MGM

April 26, 2018

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it will shed most of its North American car lineup as part of broad plan to save money and make the company more competitive in a fast-changing marketplace.

The changes include getting rid of all cars in the region during the next four years…

Earns Ford

April 26, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.

Pruitt was scheduled to…

Congress EPA

April 25, 2018

Dow Jones Industrials

High: 24,146.34

Low: 23,823.08

Close: 24,083.83

Change: +59.70

Other Indexes

Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2639.20 +4.64

NYSE Index: 12,517.86 +3.87

Nasdaq Composite Index: 7003.74 —3.62

NYSE Amer Composite: 2579.16 +19.36

Russell 2000 Index: 1550.47 —2.81

Wilshire 5000 TotalMkt:…

April 25, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s attorney general on Wednesday challenged regulators for allowing Duke Energy to start charging consumers hundreds of millions of dollars to clean up coal ash dumps and add a potential profit margin.

State Attorney General Josh Stein’s office said in a filing to…

April 25, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on South Carolina’s House considering cutting electric rates used to pay for failed nuclear plants (all times local):

3:45 p.m.

The South Carolina House has renewed its demand that utility customers stop paying the 18 percent fee on their bills for two nuclear…

April 25, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House on Wednesday insisted a utility cut its rate by 18 percent to eliminate a fee customers are paying for two nuclear plants that were abandoned before generating a watt of power.

The few members on the losing side of the 104-7 vote warned their…

April 25, 2018

Tax day has already come and gone. But what if you still haven’t filed or paid?

It’s only a few days late at this point thanks to some delays in the federal tax deadline this year. Or maybe it has been a few years. Regardless of how behind you are, it’s time to address it. This isn’t a problem that…

On The Money Unfiled Taxes

April 25, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Some small businesses that use Facebook ads to promote themselves and attract new customers are wrestling with whether they need to change strategy after the company’s data-misuse scandal.

The revelations that Cambridge Analytica gathered personal information from 87 million…

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