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51 Minutes Ago   A House subcommittee hearing on Wednesday afternoon will hear testimony on three draft legislative proposals intended to strengthen the power of the auditing regulator, the PCAOB

55 Minutes Ago   Cannabis stocks were mostly higher Wednesday, as investors awaited the results of shareholder votes on Canopy Growth Corp.’s proposal to acquire Acreage Holdings Inc. with the companies hosting separate meetings that kick off at 10 a.m.

1 Hour Ago   The S&P 500 index stands less than 1% shy of a record but investors aren’t loving the climb, based on a recent fund manager survey from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

1 Hour Ago   MGA Entertainment says its latest merger talks with Mattel are over.

1 Hour Ago   The government is accused of unlawfully collecting on student loans held by defrauded borrowers.

1 Hour Ago   Facebook finally revealed the details of its Libra, its highly anticipated entry into the crowded cryptocurrency space. One strategist sees it as something more menacing.

1 Hour Ago   Higher-income nations questioned vaccines the most in a new report

1 Hour Ago   Jeff Crilly, a veteran shark hunter, was with his friends off Manasquan Inlet in New Jersey when he had a “once in a lifetime” experience — he came face to face with a great white shark estimated to be about 16 feet long and 2,000 pounds.

1 Hour Ago   The Trump administration and the Federal Housing Finance Agency are both making overtures toward getting the ability to charter a new mortgage finance giant in the mold of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, something all housing observers are keeping a close eye on.

1 Hour Ago   The U.S. Export-Import Bank would be open for business for seven years and impose a series of new financing restrictions.

1 Hour Ago   Oil futures turn higher Wednesday after a U.S. government snapshot of crude supplies reveals a larger-than-expected drawdown in crude stockpiles, the first in three weeks.

2 Hours Ago   President Trump’s re-election effort raised $24.8 million in under 24 hours, the Republican National Committee said Wednesday morning, announcing new numbers tied to the president’s kickoff rally in Orlando, Fla.

2 Hours Ago   Investment managers won’t be replaced by AI, but they will use it to enhance returns.

2 Hours Ago   A new study by University of Southern California researchers analyzed data from the Los Angeles Police Department.

2 Hours Ago   Joe Biden suggested to affluent donors at an event Tuesday that he wouldn’t be making them political targets because of their wealth, while AOC is facing criticism after she described U.S.

2 Hours Ago   This isn’t 1995, when the stock market rallied on the heels of a cut in interest rates.

2 Hours Ago   How much do you need to retire? It depends heavily on where you live

2 Hours Ago   Gold prices slip Wednesday from the previous day’s settlement at their highest in 14 months ahead of a statement from the U.S. Federal Reserve that’s expected to hint at lower interest rates.

2 Hours Ago   Thanks to aggressive government and central bank action, the 10-year-old U.S. economic expansion will set a record next month by becoming the longest ever. But the cost of such policies, including high debt, may not make them worth it.

2 Hours Ago   And how to get the most out of your cup.