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___ Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressure NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to Congress, and is also taking steps to make political advertising more transparent on its network.

Hurricane season could help bolster these sector ETFs

A natural disaster is not someone would immediately consider a benefit, but some sector and related exchange traded funds can still capitalize on the economic activity following a disastrous hurricane season which is what the world is seeing with Harvey, Irma, Maria and potentially Jose.

GOP report accuses watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could have fined Wells Fargo in excess of $10 billion for its illegal sales practices but instead settled for $100 million, according to the agency's internal documents released by Congressional Republicans this week.

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___ Fed announces a start to modestly reducing its bond holdings WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is announcing that it will begin shrinking the enormous portfolio of bonds it amassed after the 2008 financial crisis to try to sustain a frail economy.