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Prudential's PGIM is said to explore entering ETF marketplace

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Prudential Financial Inc. is looking to get into the $3.1 trillion market for exchange-traded funds, according to a person familiar with the matter. PGIM Investments, part of the firm’s $1 trillion asset-management unit, is exploring steps to build an ETF business in the U.S....


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Does NKorean H-bomb threat push US closer to war?

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Would exploding a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, as North Korea has threatened, push the current war of words between the U.S. and North Korea closer to actual war? As with much that has transpired lately in the U.S.-North Korea nuclear crisis, no one can be sure where this would...


Business

SEC's Edgar fails to display Goldman Sachs insider stock sales

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Several Goldman Sachs leaders have sold stock since February, and the details should be easily searchable on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Edgar website. They’re not. While Goldman Sachs makes such filings available on its website, the SEC’s dedicated web page for...


Business

Batman comic series to feature scenery from Portland, Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Holy hometown, Batman! A highly anticipated Batman comic book series will have some locations that might look familiar to Maine residents. The Portland Press Herald reports Portland City Hall, Old Port’s cobblestone streets and various red brick buildings will be a part of...


Business

Troops surround Rio's biggest slum to end six-day shootout

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Troops have started surrounding Rio de Janeiro’s largest slum to combat an escalation of violent clashes between police and drug gangs that has started affecting some of the city’s most affluent neighborhoods. Rocinha, which separates some of Rio’s wealthiest neighborhoods...


Business

There's nothing old about this bull market

(c) 2017, Bloomberg View. I keep reading how this bull market is the second-longest since World War II. Lots and lots of articles, comments, observations, tweets, blog posts and on and on are running with this idea. The assertion has been made by both amateurs as well as some fairly sophisticated...


Business

US rig count drops by 1 this week to 935

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by one this week to 935. That’s still up from the 511 rigs that were active a year ago. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes said Friday that 744 rigs sought oil and 190 explored for natural gas this week....


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The Latest: US: NKorea bomb test would draw tough response

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A senior U.S. diplomat says a North Korean hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific would be an “unprecedented act of aggression” by the communist nation. Susan Thornton is acting assistant secretary of state...


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New Ross Dress for Less opening soon in Ogden

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A new Ross Dress for Less is opening at the Commons, a shopping center at the intersection of 12th Street and Wall Avenue in Ogden. 


Business

Instagram-famous cookie shop sued for allegedly bad dough

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Instagram’s most beloved cookie dough confectioner is facing a proposed class-action suit alleging the not-baked goods cause food-borne illness. Cookie Do, which boasts over 180,000 followers on the social media destination, sells cookie dough made from pasteurized egg product...


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