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Hiring picked up in August as pay surged most in 9 years

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The pace of hiring in the United States quickened in August, and wages grew at their fastest pace...

Holcomb announces $1B infrastructure spending program

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Gov. Eric Holcomb announced plans Tuesday to pump an additional $1 billion into ...

Homebuilder stocks in deep slump as US home sales slow

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer A slowdown in U.S. home sales is weighing on homebuilder stocks. Most of the builders are down more than 15...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday With BC-Financial Markets

By The Associated Press U.S. stocks finished lower Tuesday as losses for health care and technology companies canceled out gains for banks. Another gain for...

Vera Bradley: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

ROANOKE, Ind. (AP) — Vera Bradley Inc. (VRA) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $9.3 million. The Roanoke, Indiana-based company said it had...

Survey distances education from joblessness

By DAVE SCHULTZ It sounds like a common-sense conclusion, and the numbers bear it out: Individuals with more education are much less likely to be...

September hazards for stocks: Trade, rates, jobs report

By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are near record highs as Wall Street grows more optimistic about trade tensions easing, but...

S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at record highs

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Wall Street ended a week of milestones with a few more Friday. The benchmark S&P 500 index closed at an all-time...

Survey of economists: Some Trump policies could slow growth

By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. business economists are concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump’s economic policies, saying...

Stocks up slightly at end of week

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly higher Friday afternoon as strong sales from Deere help industrial companies and a dip in bond...