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Despite the self-reflection, Branson was largely exuberant about his company's historic milestone. Speaking from the Mojave Air and Space Port in the California desert, Branson described the spaceship's journey. A two-member crew piloted spacecraft Unity to a speed of Mach 2.9 in a flight which reached an altitude...
U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday as investors continue to process trade war progress and grapple with weeks of volatility.The S&P 500 (^GSPC) fell by 0.09%, or 2.17 points, as of 3:54 p.m. ET. The Dow (^DJI) rose 0.25%, or 60.20 points, while the Nasdaq (^IXIC) fell 0.44%, or 31.34 points.Equities initially took a...
Dec. 13--The board of finance Wednesday voted 4-2 in favor of using $300,000 in funding to repair the Grange Pool. Load Error Repairs to the nearly 60-year-old pool have been estimated to cost between $300,000 to $350,000. A pool design consultant came in with a $350,000 estimate...
A sell-off in online brokerage stocks such as Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade could be signaling trouble is ahead for the market and the economy. At the very least, they are indicating the Federal Reserve could be set to pause its interest rate increases, given the industry's sensitivity...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Is it time to raise the Social Security retirement age? The idea crops up often as a partial fix for the long-term financial challenges facing the program. FILE PHOTO: An elderly couple looks out at the ocean as they sit on a park bench in...
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank says he wants to build a "diverse" and "inclusive" company, following a report earlier this year that exposed that the company had been letting its employees charge visits to strip clubs on their corporate cards. "No one would ever tolerate that," Plank told CNBC's...
Sketch plan outlines two development options on Wisconsin Avenue property | Published: 2018-12-13 10:32 | <!-- --> Plans to redevelop the Farm Women’s Market in downtown Bethesda that have been hotly contested...
© Andrew Burton/Getty Images   Stocks opened higher on Thursday as investors digested the recent developments surrounding the ongoing U.S.-China trade war in what has been a very volatile week for Wall Street. Load Error The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 80 points as Caterpillar outperformed. The S&P...
Apart from politics, Americans plan to spend with some abandon this holiday season and use a bit more debt to achieve their holiday goals. Average holiday spending plans rose above $1,100 — the first time the holiday survey has seen an average number above $1,000. The prior record...
"The agreement was struck very quickly at a time when the U.S. was threatening retaliation over IP theft, and President Xi Jinping was traveling to D.C. for a summit with President Obama," recalled Robert Silvers, who helped sign the deal in his prior role as assistant secretary for...

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