The Latest: Employer IDs 1 person on board cargo plane

Emergency personnel work at the scene of a plane crash site in Trinity Bay in Anahuac, Texas on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. The Federal Aviation Administration said a Boeing 767 cargo plane went down approximately 30 miles southeast of Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP) The Latest on the crash of a Boeing 767 jet freighter […]

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Roku Plans to Hit $1 Billion in Sales This Year

Streaming-TV platform Roku(NASDAQ: ROKU) reported fourth-quarter earnings results on Thursday, and investors were clearly impressed. The company's core operating metrics continued to march in the right direction, while the advertising business is putting up strong growth. Some of that was already known, as Roku had disclosed preliminary estimates on active accounts and hours streamed in early January. Thanks to executing […]

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1 Reason to Be Optimistic About Electronic Arts

It couldn't have been a worse six months for Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA). The maker of best-selling franchises like FIFA and The Sims reported a disappointing third quarter. Due primarily to the weak performance of the company's flagship shooter Battlefield V, management now expects total revenue for fiscal 2019 (which ends in March) to be $4.875 billion, down from $5.15 […]

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Here’s the No. 1 state for jobs in the U.S. and when to use a tax professional instead of free software

Happy Thursday, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Research suggests the dating pool has some hidden depths. The cost of supporting an incarcerated partner has empowered them to become financially independent. Almost a year after a landmark Supreme Court decision, most would-be online gamblers are still out of luck. A tax credit aimed at helping working low and moderate-income Americans […]

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Oil prices rise more than 1% on Venezuela sanctions

White House hits Venezuela with new sanctions against state-owned oil company Kathryn Rooney Vera, Bulltick’s head of research, discusses how the United States is pushing against disputed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s regime and how the U.S. is negotiating with China over trade. LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Wednesday, boosted by concerns about supply disruptions […]

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Naomi Osaka grabs No. 1 women’s tennis ranking with Australian Open victory

MELBOURNE, Australia — So close to victory, Naomi Osaka suddenly was letting the Australian Open final slip away. Three championship points? Gone. A sizable lead? Soon all gone, too. She was playing poorly. She yelled at herself. Slammed a ball. Tugged at her visor’s pink brim. Trudged to the locker room between sets with a towel draped over her head. […]

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JPMorgan donates $1 million to help government workers after Ross comments

Trump recognizes the pain the shutdown is having on US economy: Sean Spicer Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on how the partial government shutdown is hurting the American people and the U.S. economy. JPMorgan Chase on Friday donated $1 million to help federal workers impacted by the partial government shutdown, an act of goodwill that drew stark comparison […]

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No. 1 Duke upset by Syracuse in overtime

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Syracuse packed its patented 2-3 zone defense around Zion Williamson, and dared a depleted Duke team to win from the 3-point line. Without shooter Cameron Reddish, the top-ranked Blue Devils couldn’t do it. And without point guard Tre Jones, their defense couldn’t pressure the Orange, either. Tyus Battle scored a season-high 32 points, and Syracuse rattled […]

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