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Goldman set to lend for home projects

Subscriber onlyWall Street's best known investment bank is looking to help with bathroom renovations. Continue reading...

'17 tech venture capital hit $84B

Investing highest since early 2000s

Subscriber onlyMoney is flowing into Silicon Valley to find the next big thing at the highest rate since the dot-com boom, and there does not seem to be a bubble in sight. Continue reading...

Stocks jump as retailers advance

Subscriber onlyRising retailers pushed U.S. stock indexes further into record territory on Friday, as the market's impressive start to 2018 carried through its second week. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyBank of the Ozarks will report earnings Continue reading...

IRS scale new for pay to be withheld

Subscriber onlyThe Internal Revenue Service released guidance for employers about how much tax they should withhold from workers' paychecks in 2018 -- and said it would soon offer an online calculator employees can use to make sure the amounts are correct. Continue reading...

Trump told NAFTA exit risky

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- When President Donald Trump met with six Republican senators last week to talk about trade, the lawmakers issued a stark warning: Implementing an unrestrained "America First" agenda -- such as withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement -- would endanger stock prices that have soared since his election. Continue reading...

Rich vein fades; trading banks suffer

Subscriber onlyTwenty-seven billion dollars is missing on Wall Street. Continue reading...

Immigration sweep hits 7-Eleven

Agents target management at 100 stores, arrest 21 people

Subscriber onlyImmigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven convenience stores early Wednesday to begin checking on employees' immigration status in what officials described as the largest operation against an employer under Donald Trump's presidency. Continue reading...

NYC's lawsuit targets 5 drillers

City filing is latest over climate costs

Subscriber onlyNew York joined other municipalities hoping to use the law to hold oil and gas producers responsible for costs related to the environmental effects of their products. Continue reading...

Ford accused in suit of rigging emissions of diesel-fuel trucks

Subscriber onlyFord rigged at least 500,000 heavy-duty trucks to beat emissions tests, drivers claimed in a lawsuit, adding to the tally of carmakers linked to diesel-cheating allegations worldwide that started in 2015 with Volkswagen. Continue reading...

Alabama picked by Toyota, Mazda for 4,000-job factory

Subscriber onlyJapanese automakers Toyota and Mazda on Wednesday announced plans to build a $1.6 billion joint-venture plant in Alabama that eventually will employ about 4,000 people. Continue reading...

Cold cuts into sales for small businesses

Subscriber only\When the temperature in New York plunged, so did revenue at Tanya Lim's dog-walking service. Continue reading...

Interest rates put brakes on stocks

Subscriber only The stock market's impressive start to 2018 stalled on Wednesday after real-estate companies and other dividend payers sank on concerns about rising interest rates. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyTrucking groups salute 2 congressmen Continue reading...

Microsoft disputes chip-fix claim

Intel’s view too optimistic on computing slowdowns, it says

Subscriber onlyMicrosoft Corp. said fixes for security flaws present in most processors may significantly slow down certain servers and dent the performance of some personal computers, the software-maker's first assessment of a global problem that Intel Corp. initially downplayed. Continue reading...