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The White House explored the legality of demoting Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell in February, soon after President Donald Trump talked about firing him, according to people familiar with the matter.

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<p>Oil prices rose about $2 a barrel Tuesday after President Donald Trump said he will hold an extensive meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this month.</p>

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Most people crave a monthly check.

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If you get a letter about overdue Medicare premiums, don't assume it's a mistake or a scam — you may indeed owe money.

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<p>Stocks surged Tuesday after President Donald Trump said he will meet with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the upcoming G-20 summit, boosting hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal.</p>

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Trump just rolled out a plan to let employers subsidize individual insurance plans.

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<p>Stocks rose on Tuesday as investors bet the Federal Reserve will set the stage for more accommodative monetary policy at this week’s meeting.</p>

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Trump just rolled out a plan to let employers subsidize individual insurance plans.

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The pitch to high-school students and their parents is simple: Take that tough class at an online or alternative school, while remaining enrolled full-time elsewhere, and boost your grade-point average. Such schools are finding a lucrative niche, appealing to students who want to fix a poor grade at school or polish their transcripts with Advanced Placement or Honors courses.

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Greg O’Connell acquired his first Red Hook building in 1967 for $22,000.

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Giant Manufacturing Co. saw the writing on the wall early on. The world’s biggest bicycle maker started moving production of U.S.-bound orders out of its China facilities to its home base in Taiwan as soon as it heard Donald Trump threaten tariff action in September.

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The U.S. campaign against Huawei is taking a toll, with the company’s founder forecasting a hit to revenue of about $30 billion over the next two years.

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<p>When picking the best stocks to buy for the rest of 2019, you have to approach your selections with volatility – namely, avoiding it – in mind.</p>

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Clamoring for a rate cut by the Federal Reserve at some point this year is running high, but the Fed may not comply.

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Your local housing market may be weaker than you think, writes Keith Jurow.

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