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Dow Jumps 100 Points, Nearing Milestone 20000 Mark

The Nasdaq composite fell 10 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,472. That helped financial firms. Year-to-date the Dow is up 14.6%, with almost 9% of performance coming after the US Presidential Election. Its stock is down 1.9 percent. Benchmark crude oil closed down 81 cents to 52.49 per barrel. Brent crude, the worldwide standard, jumped 87 cents, or 1.6 percent, to $55.79 a barrel in London.


Offices close for Christmas holiday

Offices close for Christmas holiday

Since Christmas Day and New Year's Day are on Sunday this year, the holidays may be observed by some agencies on days different from the actual holiday. -7:00 p.m; and Monday, January 2, 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Roosevelt Community Recreation Center will be closed January 1. No meals will be served December 30 or January 2 at the Fairfield Senior Citizen Center.



Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM)

BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its stake in Kimco Realty Corp.by 4.6% in the third quarter. (NYSE:GTY). Moreover, Peak6 Invs Limited Partnership has 0% invested in Getty Realty Corp. Over the past twelve months, CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR)'s stock was 39.75%. This represents a $1.98 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.44%.



US Existing-Home Sales Rose in November to New Postcrisis

That was the third straight monthly rise, beating economists' expectations for a modest November decline, and the strongest sales rate since February 2007. Economists had forecast that sales fell by 1.8% at a rate of 5.50 million, according to Bloomberg. One expert agreed that November existing home sales came in much higher than the industry expected.



YouTube delights as TV anchors gag on gross articoke dip

Horton was missing some ingredients for the dip so she went freestyle. Meteorologist Jordan Witzel was the first to break as he almost lost his lunch after sampling it. "It's not that bad", he said with a slight cough. Witzel at that point reached for a napkin, groaning, and spat out his mouthful. As they suffered, Horton explained: "I didn't have a lemon, so I just cut up an orange and put that in there.



Coal Prices: Trump Faces Challenges in Saving America's Coal Industry

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said the Stream Protection Rule was not a surprise from the Obama administration, which "decided to pursue this last-ditch effort to further harm West Virginia coal jobs". Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), the ranking member on the House Natural Resources Committee, praised the rule in a Monday statement and said he is concerned congressional Republicans will attempt to repeal the rule.