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Many don't take tip, but black-owned eatery lists are gold

Jun. 6, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A good restaurant tip is gold in this town. New Orleans people covet them, cultivate them, exchange them. But when it comes to one particularly rich vein of restaurant intel, the response by some tells me they aren’t thinking with their bellies, or that maybe the trouble is in...

Paycheck Loans halt collapse for small Kansas businesses

Jun. 5, 2020 7:19 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Pharmaceutical companies and large hotel chains snatched up emergency COVID-19 federal loans meant for businesses typically with 500 or fewer employees. In Kansas, however, it appears most of its $4.9 billion in Paycheck Protection Program money landed where Congress intended: on the...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jun. 5, 2020 3:28 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose $2.14 to settle at $39.55 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose $2.31 to $42.30 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for July delivery rose 6 cents to $1.21 a gallon. July heating oil rose 8 cents to $1.15 a gallon. July natural gas fell 4 cents to $1.78...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jun. 4, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 12 cents to settle at $37.41 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose 20 cents to $39.99 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for July delivery rose 3 cents to $1.15 a gallon. July heating oil rose 1 cent to $1.07 a gallon. July natural gas was little...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jun. 3, 2020 4:00 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 48 cents to settle at $37.29 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose 22 cents to $39.79 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for July delivery was little changed at $1.12 a gallon. July heating oil fell 3 cents to $1.06 a gallon. July natural gas rose 4...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jun. 2, 2020 3:37 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose $1.37 to settle at $36.81 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose $1.25 to $39.57 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for July delivery rose 5 cents to $1.12 a gallon. July heating oil rose 6 cents to $1.09 a gallon. July natural gas edged up less than...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Jun. 1, 2020 4:01 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery fell 5 cents to settle at $35.44 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose 48 cents to $38.32 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for July delivery fell 1 cent to $1.07 a gallon. July heating oil fell 1 cent to $1.03 a gallon. July natural gas fell 8 cents to...

A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, May 29, 2020. Shares fell Friday in Asia after Wall Street’s rally petered out amid worries about flaring U.S.-China tensions. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Stocks erase a loss as worries over China tensions fizzle

May. 29, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

Stocks closed out a solid week on Wall Street Friday with a late-afternoon rebound after worries that President Donald Trump would reignite a costly trade war with China faded. The benchmark S&P 500 index rose 0.5%, recovering from a 1% slide, after Trump outlined several actions in response to a move by...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

May. 29, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose $1.78 to settle at $35.49 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for July delivery rose 4 cents to $35.33 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for June delivery rose 3 cents to $1.03 a gallon. June heating oil rose 4 cents to 96 cents a gallon. July natural gas rose 2 cents to...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

May. 28, 2020 4:41 PM EDT

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 90 cents to settle at $33.71 a barrel Thursday. Brent crude oil for July delivery rose 55 cents to $35.29 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for June delivery rose 1 cent to $1 a gallon. June heating oil fell 4 cents to 93 cents a gallon. July natural gas fell 6 cents to...