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Bitter cold cancels some U.S. lunar eclipse festivities

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NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Many lunar eclipse festivities were canceled due to a flash freeze across the central and northeastern U.S. states on Sunday, with icy roadways rather than cloudy skies blamed by astronomers for spoiling the party. The first full moon of 2019 rises off the shore of Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales, Britain January Read More

Flash freeze of melting snowstorm seen icing over U.S. Northeast

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Plunging temperatures after a wet winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the U.S. Northeast were expected to flash freeze much of the region on Sunday and make travel dicey during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is seen Read More

Winter storm to hit U.S. northeast with up to two feet of snow

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(Reuters) – A winter storm that has blanketed the U.S. Midwest with snow advanced on the U.S. Northeast on Saturday, forcing the cancellation of flights and train service during a holiday weekend when many Americans were traveling. FILE PHOTO: A jogger makes her way through snow at the Washington Monument following a winter storm, Jan. Read More

Winter storm disturbs travel as it rolls toward U.S. Midwest, Northeast

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FILE PHOTO: A jogger makes her way through snow at the Washington Monument following a winter storm, Jan. 14, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – A major winter storm was expected to clobber a large swath of the northern United States with heavy snow, gusty winds and frigid temperatures making travel difficult and dangerous Read More

U.S. consumer sentiment at two-year low, manufacturing rebounds

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer sentiment tumbled in early January to its lowest level since President Donald Trump was elected more than two years ago as an ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government and financial market volatility stoked fears of a sharp deceleration in economic growth. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers carry bags of purchased merchandise Read More

Amtrak canceling trains, cutting service ahead of winter storm

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(Reuters) – Amtrak, the U.S. national passenger railroad, said on Thursday it will cancel at least 15 trains in the northeast and midwest this weekend because of an impending major winter storm, and reduce operations on other trains. At least five people have died in severe rain and snowstorms that blanketed parts of California and Read More

Your Money: The words and wisdom of Jack Bogle

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – America just lost a true giant in investing legend and Vanguard Group founder Jack Bogle. FILE PHOTO: A tribute to Jack Bogle, founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group, is displayed on the bell balcony over the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; mid-Atlantic factory activity rebounds

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength that should continue to underpin the economy. FILE PHOTO: People wait in line to attend TechFair LA, a technology job fair, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo Other Read More

John Bogle, millionaire & Warren Buffet's 'hero', who paved way for low-fee investing, dies at 89

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Vanguard Group founder John Bogle has died at the age of 89, his family has confirmed. Bogle is known as a pioneer of low-cost index funds, whose visionary ideas have enabled ordinary Americans to save money through investment. Bogle passed away at his home in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, The Philly has reported, citing Read More

John Bogle, Vanguard founder and low-cost investing pioneer, dies at 89

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(Reuters) – John Bogle, whose family’s struggles during the Great Depression led him to pioneer low-cost investing and to found Vanguard Group, now the world’s biggest mutual fund firm, died on Wednesday at the age of 89, Vanguard said. FILE PHOTO: Vanguard group founder John Bogle makes a point during an interview at his office Read More