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Private payrolls grow by 234,000 in January, vs 185,000 expected: ADP/Moody’s Analytics
The new year got off to a strong start for job creation, with businesses adding 234,000 in January, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics. Read More.
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Stocks surrender gains as Fed stands pat, but hints at hiking rates soon
​The U.S. stock market failed to defend earlier gains and slid into negative territory on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged but hinted that it will likely raise rates in March as expected. Read More.
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TRUMP: ‘AMERICA IS ROARING BACK AND NOW IS THE TIME TO INVEST’
‘After year of stagnation the United States is once again experiencing strong economic growth’ Read More.
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Tax season confusion: What you need to know before you file this year
Confused about how the new tax law will affect you? You’re not alone. Read More.
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U.S. economy grows 2.6% in fourth quarter, GDP shows
The U.S. expanded at a 2.6% annual pace in fourth quarter, extending one of the best stretches of growth during the current eight-and-a-half-year-old upturn. Read More.
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Apple to Pay $38 Billion in Taxes on Cash Overseas, Build New U.S. Campus
Apple Inc. said it would pay a one-time tax of $38 billion on its overseas cash holdings and ramp up spending in the U.S., as it seeks to emphasize its contributions to the American economy after years of taking criticism for outsourcing manufacturing to China. Read More.
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Dow 26,000: The stock market is a runaway freight train
The market’s latest milestone, reached on Tuesday just after the opening bell, easily sets the record for the fastest rise between 1,000-point barriers. The Dow has been around for 121 years. Read More.
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Dow 26,000: The stock market is a runaway freight train
The market’s latest milestone, reached on Tuesday just after the opening bell, easily sets the record for the fastest rise between 1,000-point barriers. The Dow has been around for 121 years. Read More.
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Dow Industrials Top 26000 for First Time
​The Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 26000 for the first time Tuesday, just seven trading sessions after closing above its last 1000-point milestone. Read More.
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IRS paid private debt collectors $20 million to recoup $6.7 million from low-income Americans
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) spent millions of dollars over the past financial year to contract private debt collectors that targeted some of Americas poorest citizens for unpaid taxes and only recovered a small fraction of the funds they were supposed to return to the agency, a new report released on Wednesday found. Read More.
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Economists Credit Trump as Tailwind for U.S. Growth, Hiring and Stocks
Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal say President Donald Trump has had generally positive effects on U.S. economic growth, hiring and the performance of the stock market during his first year in office. Read More.
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Dow jumps 150 points to record, led by Boeing and other big economic growth plays
The Dow Jones industrial average rose to an all-time high on Thursday as investors bet economic growth would pick up steam. Read More.
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Wal-Mart Raises Hourly Wage to $11 in Wake of Tax Overhaul
​Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is boosting its starting hourly wage to $11 and delivering bonuses to employees, capitalizing on the U.S. tax overhaul to stay competitive in a tightening labor market. Read More.
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Wal-Mart Raises Hourly Wage to $11 in Wake of Tax Overhaul
​Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is boosting its starting hourly wage to $11 and delivering bonuses to employees, capitalizing on the U.S. tax overhaul to stay competitive in a tightening labor market. Read More.

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