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Battle over big energy infrastructure heats up

Building electric power lines across long distances and state boundaries can be a daunting task for developers, as the best-laid plans can go awry over local opposition. That was the

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Stocks close slightly higher; Dow, S&P up 0.1%

Wall Street kicked off the new week with very modest gains as investors brace for a slew of economic reports, including a key jobs report Friday, that could shed fresh

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Yellen: Fed to move ‘cautiously’ on rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday the central bank will move cautiously as it weighs interest rate hikes in light of a weak global economy and stubbornly low inflation,

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SunEdison shares tumble 55% on bankruptcy filing fears

Shares of renewable power firm SunEdison plummeted 55% Tuesday as it teetered on the edge of bankruptcy amid slumping oil

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Yellen’s speech in New York pulls stocks out of early dive

The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index both closed at 2016 highs Tuesday after Federal Reserve

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Amazon Echo turns into a sleeper hit, offsetting Fire’s failure

The Amazon Echo is turning out to be a sleeper hit. The stand-alone, voice-activated digital assistant is on back order, 

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Stocks close slightly higher; Dow, S&P up 0.1%

Wall Street kicked off the new week with very modest gains as investors brace for a slew of economic reports,

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Stock headwinds persist despite rebound from tough start

A quick glance at the year-to-date performance of the Dow (+0.5%) and S&P 500 (-0.4%) camouflages what had been the

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