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In this July 20, 2019, photo a Coca-Cola billboard is shown over left field at SunTrust Park during a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves in Atlanta. The Coca-Cola Co. reports earnings Tuesday, July 23. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 23, 2019 - 5:06 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola shares hit a record high after the company upped its full-year revenue expectations and said it's winning customers with new drinks like low-sugar sodas and iced coffees. Shares of Coca-Cola Co. rose 6% to close at $54.33 Tuesday. Coke's shares first rose above $50 in early...
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FILE- In this July 17, 2018, file photo, a customer buys gas with a Visa credit card in Salem, N.H. Visa Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, July 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
July 23, 2019 - 5:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Payment processor Visa Inc. said Tuesday that its fiscal third quarter profits rose by an adjusted 11% from a year earlier, as more consumers spent more on Visa credit and debit cards. The San Francisco-based company reported a profit of $3.10 billion, up from $2.33 billion last...
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In this undated photo provided by AutoNation, Inc., Chief Financial Officer Cheryl Miller poses for a photo. Four months after the country's largest auto dealership chain named a new chief executive to replace its longtime CEO, it's making another change at the top. Miller is the new CEO at AutoNation, replacing Carl Liebert, who came to the company from the USAA financial services firm in March. (Eileen Escarda/AutoNation, Inc. via AP)
July 23, 2019 - 10:03 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Four months after the country's largest auto dealership chain named a new chief executive to replace its longtime CEO, it's making another change at the top. Chief Financial Officer Cheryl Miller is the new CEO at AutoNation, replacing Carl Liebert, who came to the...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, cash is fanned out from a wallet in North Andover, Mass. Halfway through the year is an ideal time to check on your finances and prepare for year-end expenses. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
July 23, 2019 - 9:45 am
A typical July includes vacations, travel, shopping, weddings and beaches. Budgets? Not really. But the year's halfway point provides a great opportunity to take a close look at your financial health and goals. Now's a good time to "check yourself before you wreck yourself," says Nora Yousif,...
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FILE - This April 2017, file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
July 22, 2019 - 8:11 am
As a spokesperson for the insurance industry, Loretta Worters often gives tips to homeowners on preventing water damage. Some of her knowledge comes from personal experience. Worters says she had owned a home in Bellmore, New York, for only a month when she noticed the clothes washer in the...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, the J.C. Penney logo is seen hanging outside the Manhattan Mall in New York. J.C. Penney, looking to soothe rattled investors, said Friday, July 19, 2019, it hasn’t hired any advisers to prepare for an in-court restructuring or bankruptcy. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
July 19, 2019 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney, looking to soothe rattled investors, said Friday it hasn't hired any advisers to prepare for an in-court restructuring or bankruptcy. The company's statement came after a report said Penney was hiring experts to help restructure its debt. Reuters reported Thursday that...
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July 19, 2019 - 7:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — American Express posted a 9% gain in second-quarter profits on Friday, helped by more of its cardmembers carrying a credit card balance and increased spending on its namesake cards. The New York company said it earned a profit of $1.76 billion, or $2.07 a share. That's up from...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2016, file photo shows a mockup of an American Express Platinum Card provided by the company, in New York. American Express reports earnings Friday, July 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
July 19, 2019 - 7:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — American Express is reporting a profit hike of more than 8% from the second-quarter. The company on Friday posted net income of $1.76 billion, or $2.07. That's a 2-cent beat on Wall Street projections, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research. Revenue of $10.84 billion...
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Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the 2019 Essence Festival at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Sunday, July 7, 2019, in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
July 18, 2019 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A-list celebrities seem to be opening their hearts — or at least their wallets — to Pete Buttigieg. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor was a virtual unknown months ago. But he used breakout town hall performances, viral moments and his biography as a millennial, gay military veteran...
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FILE - This June 13, 2019, file photo shows a new home is for sale in Mechanicsville, Va. On Thursday, July 18, Freddie Mac reports on this week's average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
July 18, 2019 - 12:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week after three weeks of holding steady, tipped higher by expectations that the Federal Reserve could reduce interest rates soon. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on the benchmark 30-year mortgage increased to 3.81...
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