Yellen’s speech in New York pulls stocks out of early dive

The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index both closed at 2016 highs Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pulled stocks out of an early slump

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Consumer spending posts scant Feb. increase, personal income growth slows

U.S. consumer spending posted a tiny gain for the third straight month in February while income growth slowed sharply. Consumer spending edged up 0.1% in February, matching similar lackluster gains

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FBI hacks into terrorist’s iPhone without Apple

Although the government officially withdrew from its battle against Apple Monday, many observers sense the tech privacy war is just getting started. “This lawsuit may be over, but the Constitutional

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Workers, firms differ on $15 minimum wage

A plan to increase California’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022 has opened the biggest fault lines yet between advocates of higher pay and critics who say it kills

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Amazon Echo turns into a sleeper hit, offsetting Fire’s failure

The Amazon Echo is turning out to be a sleeper hit. The stand-alone, voice-activated digital assistant is on back order,  it was cited when premium speaker maker Sonos announced layoffs

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Stocks close slightly higher; Dow, S&P up 0.1%

Wall Street kicked off the new week with very modest gains as investors brace for a slew of economic reports, including a key jobs report Friday, that could shed fresh

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