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September 22, 2018

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, thousands of people in the Carolinas are still waiting to return to their homes. Those who have are assessing the damage.

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates insured wind and storm surge losses for Florence between $1.7 billion and $4.6 billion.…

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September 22, 2018

As homeowners in the Carolinas recover from Florence, it’s important they know how insurance may or may not help.

Damage to a property from wind is covered under a standard homeowners policy. Damage from flooding covered by a separate policy, typically purchased from the federal government.


September 21, 2018

Dow Jones Industrials

High: 26,769.16

Low: 26,680.37

Close: 26,743.50

Change: +86.52

Other Indexes

Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2929.67 —1.08

NYSE Index: 13,236.44 +11.33

Nasdaq Composite Index: 7986.96 —41.28

NYSE Amer Composite: 2687.75 +12.30

Russell 2000 Index: 1712.32 —7.87

Wilshire 5000…

September 21, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Hendrick Motorsports and Hooters have reached a three-year agreement to extend the restaurant chain’s primary sponsorship of Chase Elliott’s No. 9 Chevrolet for three races per year in NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup Series.

The contract covers the 2019-2021 seasons. Hooters joined…

September 21, 2018

Consumers can now freeze their credit for free under a new federal law.

A credit freeze restricts access to your credit file, essentially halting anyone from opening any new credit in your name. The rules used to vary by state, but previously it could cost up to $10 to put a freeze in place. That…

Credit Freeze Free

September 21, 2018

Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week Friday with a mixed finish for the major U.S. stock indexes and the second all-time high in two days for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

An afternoon sell-off erased modest gains for the S&P 500 that had the benchmark index on track to eke out its own…

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September 21, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence is testing the resolve of farmers in the Carolinas, who could face billions of dollars in agricultural damage while still feeling the sting from Hurricane Matthew almost two years ago.

After last weekend’s high winds and rain that was measured in feet,…

Tropical Weather Agriculture

September 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer says he is providing “critical information” as part special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.

Michael Cohen,…

Trump Lawyer Investigation

September 20, 2018

Dow Jones Industrials

High: 26,697.49

Low: 26,519.39

Close: 26,656.98

Change: +251.22

Other Indexes

Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2930.75 +22.80

NYSE Index: 13,225.11 +103.14

Nasdaq Composite Index: 8028.23 +78.19

NYSE Amer Composite: 2675.45 +21.31

Russell 2000 Index: 1720.18 +17.25

Wilshire 5000…

September 20, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s almost moving day on the stock market.

The line-ups of three of the 11 groups that make up the benchmark S&P 500 index are being shuffled as of Monday. Twenty companies in the index including famous names like Facebook, Alphabet and Netflix will find a new home.

The most…

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