Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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Stocks open mostly lower even as Nasdaq edges toward record

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening mostly lower as Wall Street heads into the Thanksgiving holiday. The S&P 500 index slipped...

US jobless claims up for 2nd straight week as virus worsens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week for a second straight week to 778,000, evidence...

Unchanged from early estimate, US economy grew 33.1% in Q3

WASHINGTON (AP) — The second of three estimates on U.S. growth for the July-September quarter was unchanged at a record pace of...

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Dow crests 30,000 points on vaccine hopes, Biden transition NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke...

Restaurant workers out of work again as virus surges anew

Waiters and bartenders are being thrown out of work — again — as governors and local officials shut down indoor dining and...

US home price gains accelerate as pandemic shakes up housing

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices jumped in September as strong demand, low interest rates and the smallest number of available homes...

Approval for transition gives Biden team access to resources

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is set to begin working with President-elect Joe Biden's transition team now that the head of...

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AP source: Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former...

Stocks open higher on Wall Street on latest vaccine hopes

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are off to a good start on Wall Street Monday after AstraZeneca said that late-stage trials showed...

Melinda DeSlatte: Edwards embraced veto pen for La. special session

Gov. John Bel Edwards liberally used his veto pen for the majority-Republican Legislature's latest special session, striking down 15% of the measures...