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Kennedy hasn’t paid for staff health care—but touts coverage for all

Chris Kennedy touted health care coverage as a vital part of the “American dream” this week — yet newly filed campaign expenditures show the Democratic gubernatorial candidate hasn’t paid health insurance costs for his own campaign employees. The Democrat’s campaign officials says they offered coverage, but no one took them …

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Stocks waver as earnings, central banks dominate

Specialist Peter Mazza, left, and trader Gordon Charlop work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, July 20, 2017. U.S stocks are wavering between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) ORG XMIT: NYRD103 less Specialist Peter Mazza, left, and trader …

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Markets largely unmoved on earnings and Europe news

Markets largely unmoved on earnings and Europe news Marley Jay, Associated Press July 20, 2017 ‘); } NEW YORK – U.S. stock indexes essentially hit the snooze bar Thursday as investors were relieved the European Central Bank didn’t announce any changes to its stimulus policies. Europe’s central bank maintained its …

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New traffic control technology could expand citywide

SAN ANTONIO – City leaders are testing state of the art traffic control technology that could later be expanded citywide. During morning and evening rush hours, there’s no shortage of opinions about traffic. “It’s horrible,” driver Robin Joyner said. “I try to avoid the traffic because it can get annoying …

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Ford Foundation, ACA convene push for impact investing in Nigeria

Ford Foundation and the African Capital Alliance (ACA) have held an advocacy convening to sensitise corporates and high net worth individuals in Nigeria about the need for impact investing in sustainable development and capacity building in Africa’s biggest economy. Impact investing connotes investments in firms, funds, and organisations, with the …

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Investors turn from US to European stocks

Flows into European stocks surged to their highest level since Emmanuel Macron clinched victory in French elections in May, providing further ammunition to continental equities as interest in US stocks fades. Investors added more than $3bn to dedicated European equity funds in the week to July 19, lifting inflows for …

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Can momentum investing improve your investment returns?

Can momentum investing improve your investment returns? Join cross-border financial advisor and director of Profile Investment Services, Ltd. Doug Goldstein as he chats with award-winning momentum investor Gary Antonacci about how dual momentum investment strategies can improve your returns. Can relative momentum (buying stocks that perform better than their peers) …

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Copper critics’ study says mine could hurt economy

That was the finding of a report released Thursday by opponents of the Twin Metals copper mining project proposed near Ely. The study authors said that while tourism and rural growth may be compatible with existing iron ore mining in the region, they probably wouldn’t be with new copper mines, …

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There’s no way Republicans can pass health care, right?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell looks on during a news conference about the health care bill on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday.Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters Senate Republicans are going to vote on a health care bill next week. If you think you’re confused about which bill that will be, you …

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