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Then and Now: Old Union Stockyards Company

Established around 1915, the Spokane Union Stockyards was a key piece of the agriculture business in Spokane for more than 80 years.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 1:56 p.m.

U.S. stocks stage big rally, erase 600 point drop in Dow

Wall Street staged a swift, last-minute turnaround Thursday that rescued stocks from a steep dive and put the market on track to end a topsy-turvy, volatile week with a gain. …


Australian trader pleads guilty to ‘spoofing’ in Chicago

An Australian commodities trader has pleaded guilty in Chicago federal court to manipulating market prices by placing orders in the millions of dollars and canceling them within milliseconds to sell …


Toronto stock exchange reopens after hardware failure

The Toronto Stock Exchange resumed operations Monday after a hardware failure shut down trading for more than two hours Friday afternoon on Canada’s main stock and derivatives bourses.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 3:22 p.m.

Stocks power higher after a dreadful week; Dow jumps 410

Stocks powered higher Monday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average up 410 points, as the market clawed back more of its massive losses from the previous two weeks.


New Bitcoin-based security bounces in trading debut on CME

A new security based on the price of the digital currency bitcoin is trading lower after its debut on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, a week after another such security launched …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 7:51 p.m.

Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 7:24 p.m.

Bitcoin soars then falls back; banks raise risk concerns

The price of bitcoin swung wildly Thursday, rising to more than $19,000 only to fall sharply within minutes, as both the euphoria and anxiety surrounding the virtual currency escalated just …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 8:15 p.m.

CBOE to start bitcoin futures trading Sunday

The CBOE Futures Exchange will start trading bitcoin futures Sunday, making it the first traditional exchange to allow investors to bet on the future price of the cryptocurrency.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 3:48 p.m.

Mattel stock soars on report of Hasbro takeover offer

Shares of Mattel soared in after-hours trading Friday after a report that rival Hasbro has made a takeover offer for Mattel. Such a deal could bring together well-known brands like …


Chinese bitcoin exchange announces it is ending trading

One of China’s biggest bitcoin exchanges says it will end trading after news reports regulators have ordered all Chinese exchanges to close caused the price of the digital currency to …


Hedge funds close in on designing ultimate trader’s brain

After many false dawns, an artificial intelligence technology called deep learning that loosely mimics the neurons in our brains is holding out promise for firms. WorldQuant is using it for …


Gold nears three-month high as buyers flock back to top ETF

Gold climbed to the highest in almost three months as investors purchased metal through the biggest exchange-traded fund for a fifth day, the longest buying spree since June.


Stocks ring in 2017 with gains as energy companies rise

U.S. stock indexes are jumping on the first trading day of 2017. Energy companies are climbing with the price of oil, while banks are advancing thanks to a bump in …


Stocks move lower in afternoon trading; oil heads down

Technology companies led U.S. stock indexes modestly lower Friday afternoon on the final day of trading for the year. Real estate stocks and banks were on track to eke out …


Stocks close higher as Nasdaq hits record high, oil rises

A day of quiet trading on Wall Street ended Tuesday with the Dow Jones industrial average inching closer to 20,000 and a record high for the Nasdaq composite.


U.S. stocks gain in late afternoon trading as crude oil rises

Stocks rose in the late afternoon Monday, led by gains in energy companies as the price of crude oil jumped to a six-month high. Marathon Oil climbed 5 percent and …