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Catalysts

Q: What are company "catalysts" that some investing articles refer to? -- F.S., Summit Township, Michigan
A: They're events or developments that can give a stock's value a big push -- up or down. Even the expectation of a catalyst can affect a stock. Examples of catalysts include a surprisingly good (or bad) earnings r ... (full story)


Worries over racism, waterways inspire push to rename fish

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Minnesota state Sen. Foung Hawj was never a fan of the "Asian carp" label commonly applied to four imported fish species that are wreaking havoc in the U.S. heartland, infesting numerous rivers and bearing down on the Great Lakes.
But the last straw came when an Asian business delegati ... (full story)


Utilities to refund customers fees from tainted energy bill

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three Ohio electric companies owned by Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp. will refund money collected from a guaranteed revenue provision included in a tainted energy bill, according to an order issued recently by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
Ohio Edison, Toledo Edison and Cleveland ... (full story)


Who gets the keys to your digital estate?

You may not own cryptocurrency or nonfungible tokens. You may not have a big Instagram following or run an online business. But if you do almost anything online, you probably have digital assets — electronic records that you own, control or license. Failing to make arrangements for those assets while you're alive could cause u ... (full story)


Have a seat: Patio furniture shortage tells US economic tale

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COCKEYSVILLE, Maryland (AP) — People used to go to Valley View Farms to buy five tomato plants and end up with $5,000 in patio furniture.
This year is different. After a record burst of sales in March, the showroom floor is almost empty of outdoor chairs, tables and chaises for people to buy.
The garden supply store in ... (full story)