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FILE - This Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are lower early Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, as investors fail to get excited by quarterly reports from big names like retailer Walmart and technology bellwether Cisco Systems. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
US stock market indexes sink as technology companies fallUS stock market indexes sink as technology companies fall.
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FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo, shoppers exit the L.L. Bean retail store in Freeport, Maine. L.L. Bean hopes to give the boot to backlogs of its most iconic product. The Maine-based retailer is expanding production to keep up with demand for its leather-and-rubber “duck boot” with a new manufacturing center that’s being unveiled Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The company also plans to hire more than 100 additional production workers at two locations in Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
LL Bean boosting production of iconic bootL.L. Bean is kicking it up a notch as demand continues to surge for its iconic boot
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Cleveland Clinic will pull event from Mar-a-Lago resortA leading U.S. hospital says it will pull an annual fundraiser from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort after all
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, file photo, "For Sale" signs are stacked up outside a complex of townhouses in Houston. On Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, Freddie Mac reports on the week's average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
Average US mortgage rates edge lower; 30-year at 3.89 pct.Average US mortgage rates edge lower this week; 30-year at 3.89 pct.
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FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, a shopper looks at merchandise at a Walmart in Salem, N.H. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. reports earnings, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Walmart's online sales soar as it seeks to catch AmazonWalmart's online sales soar 60 percent as it seeks to fend off Amazon
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FILE - In this March 22, 2017, file photo, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting in Seattle. Schultz has told employees at an employee following the violence at the Aug. 12, 2017, white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that bigotry, hatred and senseless acts of violence against “people who are not white” cannot stand. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Starbucks founder questions country's 'moral fiber'Starbucks founder and chairman Howard Schultz says that the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend have put the "moral fiber" of the country in question
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2011, file photo, a wallet containing cash and a Visa card is displayed in Surfside, Fla. Peers can hold you accountable and keep you motivated with financial goals. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
Peer pressure, applied well, boosts financial healthPeers can hold you accountable and keep you motivated with financial goals
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