US stock market gains in midday trading
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US stock market gains in midday trading

  NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market edged higher Monday as investors looked ahead to a busy week for corporate earnings. Markets in Asia surged after a run of weak economic reports out of China lifted hopes for stimulus in the world’s second-largest economy. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 22 points, … Continue reading

Obama rallies support for job training over tax cuts
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Obama rallies support for job training over tax cuts

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. can’t afford tax cuts for the rich while cutting job training programs for young people.Obama laid out his argument Thursday at a Louisville, Kentucky-based tech company that’s participating in a jobs initiative he unveiled last month. The Tech Hire program encourages employers, educational institutions and … Continue reading