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The Nasdaq Composite on Thursday hit an all-time high above 5,137, taking out the previous intraday peak set on March 10, 2000 at 5,132.52.
A mob boss and a top mobster are among six members of the Lucchese crime family to plead guilty to charges stemming from an investigation of an international gambling enterprise.
U.S. equity markets traded solidly higher with the Dow rallying more than 200 points on Thursday as traders digested the latest economic data that supported views the Fed will raise interest rates gradually this year.
Representatives for a Maine hospital say bargaining teams and a nursing union are agreeing to extend the nurses' current contract through July 2.
Dylan Roof, the suspected killer of nine in a Charleston, South Carolina church gun-shooting rampage, has been arrested, according to media reports citing law-enforcement officials.
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American lobster prices are rising as the summer fishing season gets off to a slow start in New England.
Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Oil prices rose on Thursday as a weaker dollar made fuel cheaper for holders of other currencies, and on hopes of a last-minute breakthrough that could keep Greece in the euro zone and help avoid a shock to European economic growth.
Natural-gas futures on Thursday extended their losses after the U.S. Energy
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates eased this week after hitting their highest levels this year in the previous week.
The federal government is selling the personal assets of Bernard Madoff's brother, Peter, in an online auction.
U.S. stocks moved higher in early trading Thursday, extending gains a day after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged from historically low levels.
Manufacturing in the Federal Reserve's Philadelphia region expanded this month at the fastest pace since December, suggesting that an improving economy is boosting factory output.
The market for wearable devices is expected to nearly triple in 2015, with Fitbit going public this week and bringing more attention to the sub-$100 fitness tracker market and Apple entering the market with its premium-priced smart watch.
Shares of Fitbit are up 55 percent in the first day of trading for the fitness tracking gear maker.
The maker of fitness-tracking devices jumped in its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange, opening at $30.50 per share from its $20 IPO price.
The U.S. leading economic index rose 0.7% in May for the second month in a row, the Conference Board said Thursday.
The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage declined to 4.00% in the week that ended June 18, pulling back from an eight-month high of 4.04% hit in the prior week, according to a Thursday report from federally controlled mortgage buyer Freddie Mac.
The Philadelphia Fed's gauge of manufacturing activity in the mid-Atlantic region rose at a much faster-than-expected pace in June, coming in at its highest level since December 2014 and nearly double forecasts.