US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years

...good," said Michael Arone, the chief investment strategist at State Street Global Advisors...continue," said Brad McMillan, chief investment officer at Commonwealth Financial...long-term rates extremely low to encourage investment and hiring. Recent mixed signals about...

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...advantage of lower tax rates. Chiquita is now based in Charlotte, N.C.Chiquita said it now expects to enter talks with investment firm Safra Group and juice company Cutrale Group on their competing offer of $14.50 per share in cash, or $681 million...

Asphalt crew repairs bump on Fifth Street bridge

...Augusta Engineering Department, says an entire restoration of the bridge will begin in 2018.Total cost of the Transportation Investment Act project is listed as $9,149,610.According to a project sheet provided by the Engineering Department: "This project...

Ford profit falls in third quarter on truck costs

...dropped by 21 percent.Sales were up 5 percent in Asia, and Ford reported its highest ever market share of 4.7 percent in China. But investment in the new plants and products caused pretax profits to drop 62 percent to $44 million.

Johnson & Johnson plans Ebola vaccine testing

...protection in animals.There are no proven drugs or vaccines for Ebola, a disease so rare that it's been hard to attract investments in countermeasures. The current outbreak has struck mostly in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone since it emerged 10 months...

Pop Rocks: Yonder Mountain concert likely exception to venue's rules

...the seats. The stage can be raised. Lights rigs can be installed. Those are problems, given some admittedly significant investments, that can be fixed.Others are tougher.Load-in ? unless the riverwalk is cut or widened ? will always be a problem...

Caterpillar beats Wall Street 3Q forecasts

...to $1.72 per share.The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.33 per share.The construction equipment company posted revenue of $13.55 billion in...

American Airlines tops 3Q net income expectations

...came to $1.66 per share.The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.63 per share.The world's largest airline posted revenue of $11.14 billion in the...

A penny for better schools

...and even people just passing through ? will be making an investment in the schools. It actually would give property owners...residents to re-engage in their school system and make an investment in the community's future.Vote yes on the 1-cent sales...

If I Can Suggest One Financial Move to Anyone, It's This

...than anything else. Don't know which investment choice to make? Just look for a Target Retirement investment that matches the approximate year when...look for a Target Retirement 2040 investment. Put all of your money in there. It's...