Clinton’s mixing of 9/11 and Wall Street raises ire
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Clinton’s mixing of 9/11 and Wall Street raises ire

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton defended her campaign contributions from Wall Street by invoking her work to help the financial sector rebuild after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, raising eyebrows among her Democratic challengers and Republicans alike. During Saturday’s second Democratic debate, Clinton was put on the defensive by rival Vermont Sen. … Continue reading

US stocks drop; Wal-Mart slumps on weak guidance
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US stocks drop; Wal-Mart slumps on weak guidance

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks declined in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors assessed the latest earnings reports. Wal-Mart fell sharply after the company said that sales would be “relatively flat” this year because of currency fluctuations. JPMorgan Chase led financial stocks lower as its earnings fell short of analysts’ expectations. Industrial stocks fell as … Continue reading

Clinton plan to reduce drug costs gets shrugs from industry
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Clinton plan to reduce drug costs gets shrugs from industry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s plan to rein in prescription drug prices by reshaping how drugmakers do business is being met by skepticism within the industry. Pharmaceutical experts are mostly shrugging off the proposal from the Democratic presidential candidate, which she outlined Tuesday at a forum in Iowa. They point out that some of … Continue reading