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March 23, 2017 11:59 PM How President Trump's predictions pan out

President Donald Trump makes predictions. They vary in topic and degree of import — from celebrity relationships to global political events — but they are a recurring staple of his digital and public presence. The president, a billionaire who delights in tweaking “haters and losers” on social media, seems to relish the moments when he believes his predictions 15

March 23, 2017 8:53 PM PVH and Five Below rise while Ford and Alphabet fall

Quarterly profit and sales for the company, which owns the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands, topped analyst estimates. Banks jumped as bond yields and interest rates turned higher after several days of declines. The discount retailer did better than Wall Street expected in its fiscal fourth quarter. More companies said they will stop their YouTube 17

March 22, 2017 3:26 PM Nike Shares Drop After Tepid Earnings Forecast

Stiff competition, changing retail landscape hit sportswear maker’s expectations for sales growth Shares of Nike Inc. fell Wednesday after the world’s largest sportswear maker gave a tepid outlook for sales growth. Nike late Tuesday posted a jump in quarterly profit but the company faces stiffer competition and a changing retail landscape. Its shares 13

March 22, 2017 1:37 PM GE cuts cost outlook for industrial unit after talks with Trian

General Electric Co (GE.N) said it lowered its target for structural costs at its industrial business for this year and the next, after discussions with activist shareholder Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management. The company also forecast a 10.5 percent increase in operating profit for the unit in 2017. GE now expects a profit of $17.2 billion. GE cut its outlook 19

March 20, 2017 6:56 PM Trump to visit Capitol Tuesday, urge House Republicans to vote for health bill

President Trump will come to Capitol Hill on Tuesday morning to address a private meeting of House Republicans in a bid to secure passage of the GOP’s health-care overhaul later in the week. Trump’s visit to the party gathering, confirmed by two GOP aides, comes as House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) and other Republican leaders put the finishing touches 28

March 20, 2017 11:04 AM Gorsuch begins his confirmation hearings Monday with broad support among Republicans

When Judge Neil Gorsuch arrives on Capitol Hill on Monday morning to begin his confirmation hearings for a seat on the Supreme Court, he will give President Trump his first chance to make a lasting imprint on the federal judiciary — and Republicans a fresh test to work their will now that they control all of Washington’s levers of power. Gorsuch, a federal 25

March 20, 2017 1:57 AM The Latest: Colorado wildfire is 50 percent contained

A wildfire that caused people to flee hundreds of homes just west of Boulder, Colorado, has been 50 percent contained. The progress update was released late Sunday by the Boulder Office of Emergency Management. Firefighters plan to monitor the perimeter of the 62-acre fire and focus on protecting structures overnight. No structures have been damaged 25

March 19, 2017 11:26 PM The Latest: Colorado wildfire may be human-caused

Authorities say they believe a wildfire just west of downtown Boulder, Colorado, may have been human-caused. Boulder County Sheriff’s Cmdr. Mike Wagner says the fire originated in an area used by hikers and by transients for camping. Wagner says officials have ruled out any lightning strikes or downed power lines. Some 250 firefighters backed by water-dropping 26

March 19, 2017 12:13 PM Trump and Republicans face a fresh test to shape Supreme Court, assert their power with Gorsuch hearings

When Judge Neil Gorsuch arrives on Capitol Hill on Monday morning to begin his confirmation hearings for a seat on the Supreme Court, he will give President Trump his first chance to make a lasting imprint on the federal judiciary — and Republicans a fresh test to work their will now that they control all of Washington’s levers of power. Gorsuch, a federal 22

March 16, 2017 10:24 AM How Fed hike will affect mortgages, car loans, credit cards

WASHINGTON — Are mortgage rates going up? How about car loans? Credit cards? How about those nearly invisible rates on bank CDs — any chance of getting a few dollars more? With the Federal Reserve having raised its benchmark interest rate Wednesday and signaled the likelihood of additional rate hikes later this year, consumers and businesses will feel it — if not immediately 23