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Why The Stock Market Soared In 2017

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 4:03am

Stock prices boomed this year all over the world, including the United States. It was the best year for the market since 2013. But many market-watchers say prices have probably topped off for a while.

New Wave Of Electric 2-Wheelers Hits U.S. City Streets

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 3:35am

As battery technology improves and cities get denser, some West Coast companies are targeting millennial and Gen X consumers by producing cheaper and greener mopeds, scooters and e-bikes.

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In Houston, Thousands Remain Displaced As Harvey Recovery Continues

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 1:37pm

Thousands of residents are still living in hotels and rental housing while they await insurance money to help them rebuild their homes that were flooded in Hurricane Harvey this summer.

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How The Glitch Stole Christmas: S.C. Lottery Says Error Caused Winning Tickets

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 12:01pm

As word got out on Christmas Day about the sudden proliferation of winning tickets, a frenzy reportedly ensued. The state has suspended sales and validations of the game while it investigates.

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Power Outage At Disneyland Shuts Down Several Attractions

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 5:20am

Those stuck on the "It's a small world" ride were very unlucky. A generator kicked in and the ride's notoriously grating music played for 30 minutes. Power was restored to the park a short time later.

Walmart Tests Personal Shopping Services

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 4:02am

Walmart is hiring for a New York City-based "highly personalized shopping experience" run by the former co-founder of Rent the Runway. The company wants to expand beyond its traditional customer base.

The White House Wants To Overhaul Entitlements

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 4:02am

Overhauling entitlements could mean cuts to Medicaid, which serves more than 70 million Americans. Noel King talks to Caroline Pearson of Avalare Health about the potential impact of cuts.

Mexican Peso Falls To Its Lowest Level Since March

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 4:02am

Mexican consumers are feeling the pinch as the national currency continues to struggle against the dollar. Worries over the U.S. corporate tax cut seem to have dealt the latest blow to the currency.

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