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Sunday, September 15, 2019

North Texas waffle chain with Fort Worth outlet gets ‘Shark Tank’ investment

The Sharks bit – on waffles – on Sunday night. During Sunday night’s Shark Tank, brothers Bryan and Caleb Lewis had the sharks in a frenzy over their Dallas-based brand, Press Waffle Co., as they...

Stock market suffers worst loss of the year on trade war fears

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks plunged to their worst loss of the year Monday and investors around the world scrambled to sell on worries about how much President Donald Trump's worsening trade war...

Seeing a twisting road ahead, Ford cuts 7K white-collar jobs

DETROIT (AP) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% of...

Investing became cheaper, easier during bull market run

As the bull market for U.S. stocks celebrates its 10th birthday, joining the party has never been cheaper or easier. Investors can buy or sell stocks on their phone with the flick of a thumb,...

Trump flip-flops on tax cuts, citing ‘strong economy’

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after considering cutting taxes to promote economic growth, President Donald Trump on Wednesday changed course and said he would abandon the idea because the nation already had "a strong...

Kudlow: White House 'fully behind' Moore for Fed

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is "fully behind" Stephen Moore, his choice to help lead the Federal Reserve, despite unflattering details that have come to light about Moore's personal life, a top White...

Game of Thrones: Like many CEOs, Dany sees confidence slip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Faith is waning in Daenerys Targaryen's ability to conquer and then justly rule Westeros. The Mother of Dragons is down to only one firedrake, after a barrage of oversized crossbow bolts from...

Council Report: Sales tax revenue up for March

MARCH SALES TAX UPDATE During Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received an informal report on the March sales tax revenue. Sales tax revenue represents approximately 22 percent of the City’s general fund anticipated...

Trump vows response as China plans tariffs on $75B US goods

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday called on U.S. companies with operations in China to consider an alternative place to do business after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory tariffs Friday. "I will...

Trump Fed choice Stephen Moore withdraws amid controversy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Moore, a conservative commentator whom President Donald Trump had tapped for the Federal Reserve board, withdrew from consideration Thursday after losing Republican support in the Senate, largely over his past...