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Markets Right Now: Banks, technology lead gains for stocks

Oct 20, 2017

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks.

Gains by banks, technology firms lead US stocks higher

Oct 20, 2017

Technology companies and banks are leading U.S. stocks modestly higher in late-afternoon trading, placing the market on course to extend its gains for the week

Budget deficit hits $666B, an $80B spike for the year

Oct 20, 2017

The Trump administration says the federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed budget year, an $80 billion spike

Trump promises tax cuts as Senate GOP paves way with budget

Oct 20, 2017

President Donald Trump is promising tax cuts the 'biggest in the history of our country' following Senate passage of a $4 trillion budget plan

Treasury: US budget deficit rose to $666 billion in just-completed fiscal year, an $80 billion increase

Oct 20, 2017

Treasury: US budget deficit rose to $666 billion in just-completed fiscal year, an $80 billion increase

French-led EU push for heftier tax on internet giants stalls

Oct 20, 2017

France's drive to force internet giants to pay more taxes is losing steam, amid resistance from other EU countries that offer tax shelter to companies like Apple

The Latest: Ryan says GOP working on 4th tax bracket

Oct 20, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the tax plan pushed by President Donald Trump and Republican leaders will add a fourth tax bracket for high-income people to the three originally proposed.

Lebanon's parliament passes first budget since 2005

Oct 20, 2017

Lebanon's parliament has approved the first budge in 12 years after government failed to do so due to political crises

Senate GOP backs budget, clears way for tax overhaul

Oct 20, 2017

Republicans must shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate

George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forum

Oct 20, 2017

Author and film producer George R. R. Martin is wading into the politics of film-industry tax breaks while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico.

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