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Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

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Yellen says Fed's extraordinary policies may be needed again

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is defending the central bank's extraordinary efforts to fight the Great Recession and says they might be needed again....

4 Tax Credits You're Missing

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

Too many taxpayers let too much money slip from their hands every April....

Body of man killed in oil and gas platform blast found

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

Authorities have found the body of a man who was killed during an explosion on an oil and gas platform in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain....

Senators press Pruitt for concessions on biofuels mandate

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with senators from big corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump's nominees for important EPA jobs....

Hawaii boat crash spurs new concerns about foreign fishermen

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

A boat that ran aground off Honolulu while transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry has raised new questions about the safety and working conditions for foreign laborers in this unique U.S. fleet....

There Might Only Be 3 Million iPhone X Units Ready for Launch

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

A lot of customers are going to go home empty-handed on launch day....

US rig count declines by 15 this week to 913; Texas loses 8

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 15 this week to 913....

'Dr. Doom', Marc Faber, removed from more boards after comments on race

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

Companies are dropping the markets prognosticator known as 'Dr. Doom' after controversial comments made in his newsletter....

CEO of Saks Fifth Avenue parent to step down

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

The parent of Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue says its CEO Jerry Storch is stepping down and will return to his advisory firm on Nov. 1....

Monsanto sues Arkansas board for banning disputed herbicide

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

A major agribusiness company sued Arkansas regulators on Friday for banning its version of an herbicide that's drawn complaints from farmers across several states who say the weed killer has drifted onto their crops and caused widespread damage....