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The Latest: Watchdog nominee fails to sway Democrats

The Latest on the confirmation hearing for Kathy Kraninger (all times local): 1:30 p.m. After roughly three hours, the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's nominee...

Tariffs Imperil a Hometown Business in South Carolina: BMW

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — In the middle of David Britt’s campaign to get BMW to put a car factory here, a man grabbed him by...

Japan’s June trade surplus jumps, while US dealings slip

Japan's trade surplus jumped 66 percent year-on-year in June on strong growth in shipments to China and other Asian countries, though exports and imports...

Trump Nominee Is Behind Anti-Union Legal Campaign

Even before the Supreme Court struck down mandatory union fees for government workers last month, the next phase of the conservative legal campaign against...

Pay down debt or save money? How to allocate your cash

It's one of the most common questions financial advisers hear: should I prioritize paying down debt or building up savings? Americans have a cozy relationship...

Judge Rejects Settlement Over McDonald’s Labor Practices

In a setback for McDonald’s, a federal administrative law judge on Tuesday rejected a proposed settlement between the company and the government’s top labor-law...

South Korea slashes jobs outlook, downgrades growth forecast

South Korea's government dramatically cut its outlook on the job market while downgrading its growth forecast Wednesday, boding ill for President Moon Jae-in's jobs-first...

How to Prepare for a Stock Market Surprise

The markets have been fairly calm lately. But when financial stress returns, will you be prepared? We offer a classic solution, as well as...

New Wall Street Question on Eve of Jobs Report for June: Will Trump Tweet?

The unemployment rate continues to fall. The United States economy keeps adding jobs at a healthy clip. What could surprise investors about the monthly...

UnitedHealth puts up big profit numbers in 2Q

UnitedHealth Group's second quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations, helped by a surge in government-funded coverage, and the nation's largest health insurer hiked its...

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