Friday, January 17, 2020


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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Friday as solid earnings from banks helped extend momentum from the previous day's rally.  (full story)
PNC: 153.20 (+0.58), GPS: 18.53 (-0.08)
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The kicks off Tuesday in remote Alaska. U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham will be there to conduct the first count in the Bering Sea community of Toksook Bay. Dillingham planned to spend time Friday at the Alaska Native Cultural Charter School in Anchorage  (full story)
For major shipping companies dealing with trade wars and slowing global growth, conditions appear to have deteriorated as 2019 came to a close.  (full story)
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own.  (full story)
TSLA: 511.71 (-1.78)
WASHINGTON — U.S. industrial production fell 0.3% in December, as unseasonably warm weather reduced demand for heating from utilities.  (full story)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of new homes surged in December to the highest level in 13 years, capping a year in which falling mortgage rates and a strong labor market helped lift the prospects of the housing industry.  (full story)
MIAMI — Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV providers to immediately cease transmission of CNN and the BBC.  (full story)
PARIS (AP) — Paris' Louvre museum was closed Friday as dozens of protesters blocked the entrance to denounce the French government's plans to overhaul the pension system.  (full story)
Global stocks rose Friday, seemingly buoyed by high spirits on Wall Street, as new data suggested China's economic slowdown may have stabilized and Washington and Beijing signed a trade deal.  (full story)
GOOGL: 1,464.38 (+14.22), MS: 56.94 (+0.50), ARNC: 29.85 (-0.15), MSFT: 166.19 (+0.02), PNC: 153.20 (+0.58)
SMITH FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. is delaying the launch of its cannabis-infused drinks.  (full story)
WEED.TO: 32.25 (+0.58)
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