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allegiantair-072916.jpg Low-cost airline Allegiant Air announced its order for brand-new aircraft for the first time in its history. The carrier announced on Friday it had reached a deal to purchase 12 current-generation models of Airbus' A320 narrow-body jets. The company termed the deal as "another step towards Allegiant's...

wallstreet-111614_29Jul16.jpg Stocks turned in another lackluster performance on Friday, extending the choppy trading seen over the past few sessions. Despite the lack of direction on the day, the tech-heavy Nasdaq extended its recent upward trend to reach its best closing level in a year.

krispykreme-072916.jpg Daniel Rushing was arrested by Orlando police after they mistook flaky remains of Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze on the floor of his car as crystal meth. Rushing is now planning to sue the city for the arrest. "It was incredible," he said. "It feels scary when you haven't done anything wrong and get...

soylentceo-072916.jpg Los Angeles City officials have filed criminal charges against Soylent CEO Robert Rhinehart for placing a bright red shipping container on Montecito Heights hillside as part of his "experiment in sustainable living." City Attorney Mike Feuer Friday announced that his office has filed multiple criminal...

Hillaryclinton-072916.jpg Missouri may be returning to its status as a national barometer for presidential elections, according to the results of a new St. Louis Post-Dispatch/Mason-Dixon Polling & Research poll. The poll found that the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is virtually tied.

wallstreet-011215_29Jul16.jpg After closing mixed for three straight days, stocks are turning in another relatively lackluster performance during trading on Friday. Despite the choppy trading, the S&P 500 managed to reach a new record intraday high.

Hillary-072916.jpg A new study says that if Hillary Clinton is elected then her proposals will strengthen the U.S. economy and create millions of jobs. According to Moody's Analytics, Hillary Clinton's economic proposal would oversee a "somewhat stronger U.S. economy." The conclusion was reached after assessing her...

Trump-slams-Clinton.jpg Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has slammed his Democratic rival for not mentioning radical Islam in her nomination acceptance speech. "Hillary's refusal to mention Radical Islam, as she pushes a 550% increase in refugees, is more proof that she is unfit to lead the country," Trump said.

wallstreet-111914_29Jul16.jpg With traders digesting a slew of catalysts, stocks have fluctuated over the course of morning trading on Friday. The major averages have bounced back and forth across the unchanged line, extending the choppy trading seen in recent sessions.

CONSUMER-RETAIL_29Jul16.jpg While the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing an upward revision to its consumer sentiment index for July, the index still came in below the reading seen in the previous month.

jetblue-072916.jpg JetBlue Airways Corp. said it will launch commercial flights to Cuba on August 31, 2016. The company will begin flights from its Fort Lauderdale hub to the three Cuban cities of Santa Clara, Camagüey and Holguin. The low-cost carrier's fares begin at $99 one way and includes Cuban government-required health insurance.

ChicagoPMI-072916.jpg After reporting a substantial rebound in Chicago-area business activity in the previous month, MNI Indicators released a report on Friday showing a modest pullback by its Chicago Business Barometer in the month of July.

GDPchart-072916.jpg Growth in U.S. economic activity in the second quarter accelerated from the first quarter, according to the initial estimate released by the Commerce Department on Friday, although the pace of growth came in well below economist estimates.

hillary-072916.jpg Hillary Rodham Clinton has officially accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for president, giving emphasis to the idea Americans are always stronger together. The 69 year-old former Secretary of State's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night was well received and historic.

XOM-CVX-072916.jpg Oil company Exxon Mobil Corp. on Friday reported a 59 percent fall in profit for the second quarter from last year, while Chevron Corp. reported a loss for the quarter, both on lower revenues. The results of both companies were impacted by the low crude oil and natural gas prices as well as weaker refining margins.

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