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  • S&P close to $1.37B settlement with US, states over pre-crisis ratings of risky mortgage bonds

    Standard & Poor's is close to a $1.37 billion settlement with the Obama administration and U.S. states over allegations it knowingly inflated its ratings of risky mortgage investments that helped trigger the financial crisis. The credit rating agency...
  • US stock market rises in early trading after big earnings from Apple, Boeing

    The U.S. stock market is opening high after impressive earnings from Apple and Boeing. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 61 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,448 in early trading Wednesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 climbed 12 points, or 0.6 percent,...
  • Stock market rises at midday after strong earnings from Apple; investors await Fed statement

    The U.S. stock market is rising slightly at midday as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 55 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,442 as of 12:02 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday. The Standard &...
  • Fiat Chrysler reports $717 million profit for 2014

    DETROIT Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne called 2014 "a momentous year," as Fiat and Chrysler transformed itself into a single company even though the its profits fell 67 percent. "2014 ... allowed us to put all of the pieces in place to create FCA,...
  • Fed holds the line, no hint on rate hikes

    WASHINGTON Seeing no signs of building inflation and making no mention Europe's widening financial woes, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its benchmark interest rate at near zero and gave no hint of an imminent change in policy. Mainstream...
  • US stocks fade late as dip in oil drags down energy companies; Fed stays course on rates

    The U.S. stock market is slumping at the close as oil falls to its lowest level in nearly six years. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 195 points, or 1.1 percent, to close at 17,191 Wednesday, near its low point for the day. The Standard & Poor's 500...
  • Stocks ease as investors shrug off victory by Greek party feared to shake up eurozone

    The U.S. stock market is opening slightly lower as investors shrug off an election victory by a Greece party opposed to that country's bailout plan. The main focus in markets was Sunday's victory by Syriza, a left-wing party that has vowed to end Greece'...
  • Asian stocks tumble after Wall Street declines amid worries about lower corporate profits

    Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after Wall Street tumbled on concern about weak corporate earnings as investors watched this week's meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index tumbled 1.4 percent to 3,...
  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 01/28/15

    ((NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tcacustomerservice@tribune.com.) TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS Tax-free money funds with assets of $100 million or more that are...
  • January jitters chill stocks on Wall Street

    DETROIT The much-feared historic blizzard may have skipped New York City but Wall Street fought a brutal storm Tuesday nonetheless. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped by nearly 350 points before noon Tuesday to trade around 17,329 points down about...
  • Oppenheimer paying $20M in US settlements on penny stock sales, money laundering controls

    Oppenheimer & Co. is paying $20 million in civil settlements with U.S. regulators who accused the investment firm of improper sales of penny stocks and inadequate controls against money laundering. The investment firm agreed to pay $10 million and is...