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Trump says trade deal possible

Rejoin Trans-Pacific Partnership, GOP senators urge him

Subscriber onlyPresident Donald Trump said he would consider rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership if the U.S. could negotiate more favorable terms. Continue reading...

Seeing pluses, stores push scan-and-go

Subscriber onlyShoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping? Old school. More stores are letting customer tally their choices with a phone app or store device as they roam the aisles. Continue reading...

Email services let senders know if messages opened

Subscriber onlyA reader writes that she doesn't hear from her son. She can send messages, but she doesn't know if he's getting any email. She may be able to find out what's up with that by using an email-tracking program. Continue reading...

Attorneys general join Net neutrality suit

Subscriber onlyTwenty-two states and the District of Columbia have joined the legal battle started by Mozilla Corp. and Vimeo Inc. to reverse the Federal Communications Commission repeal of Net neutrality. Continue reading...

347-point Dow surge ends up week

Subscriber onlyWall Street capped several days of choppy trading Friday with a broad rally that gave the stock market a modest gain for the week. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyTrump favors stiffest tariffs, report says Continue reading...

Sinclair's proposal to sell but still run TV outlets criticized; company owns Little Rock's KATV

Subscriber onlySinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has proposed to sell but still operate TV stations in New York, Chicago and other cities to win regulatory approval of its $3.9 billion purchase of Tribune Media Co. Continue reading...

Lid off seas' oil has cost in leases

Lax competition cuts public’s take

Subscriber onlyThe effort by President Donald Trump's administration to open almost all of the U.S. outer continental shelf to drilling has rattled coastal communities fearful of oil-drenched beaches like those after the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Continue reading...

Incentives for Amazon draw foes

Group calls 20 states’ lures for 2nd hub ‘corporate welfare’

Subscriber onlyRALEIGH, N.C. -- A national organization for conservative millennials is launching a digital ad campaign opposing financial incentives in North Carolina and the other 19 states that are finalists to land Amazon's second headquarters. Continue reading...

Internet satellites part of new wave

SpaceX devices seen as competition for broadband service

Subscriber onlySpaceX hit another orbital milestone on Wednesday: It launched a pair of experimental broadband satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Continue reading...

VW inquiry fell short; do 2nd, legislator says

Subscriber onlyCongress should investigate new allegations that Volkswagen AG diesel cars were sold overseas with rigged software after the company's $14.7 billion settlement of a cheating scandal in the United States, a Republican lawmaker said Wednesday. Continue reading...

U.S. home resales fall in January

Supply shortage cited for 4.8% decline from a year earlier

Subscriber only U.S. sales of existing homes fell in January from a year earlier by the most in more than three years. Would-be buyers were stymied by rising prices and a shortage of homes for sale. Continue reading...

Whistle blows to SEC, or ax is OK

Justices narrow employee shield

Subscriber onlyThe Supreme Court sharply limited the legal protections for corporate whistleblowers on Wednesday, ruling they are not shielded from being fired under a federal law unless they have reported a potential fraud to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Continue reading...

In notes, Fed keen to push rates up

Subscriber onlyRobust economic growth has increased the confidence of Federal Reserve officials that the economy is ready for higher interest rates, according to an official account of the Fed's most recent policymaking meeting in January. Continue reading...

Spike in bond yields upends rally

Subscriber onlyU.S. stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday, erasing an early gain, as investors reacted to a late-afternoon surge in bond yields. Continue reading...

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