Stocks sank after President Trump scrapped stimulus talks while blasting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s $2.4 trillion ask which is well above the $1.6 trillion Mnuchin was pushing for.


The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell nearly 400 points or 1.3%, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite dropped 1.4% and 1.5%, respectively. 

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
I:DJI DOW JONES AVERAGES 27772.76 -375.88 -1.34%
I:COMP NASDAQ COMPOSITE INDEX 11154.603642 -177.88 -1.57%
SP500 S&P 500 3360.97 -47.66 -1.40%

The move curbs an effort by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, who reiterated the need for more stimulus earlier today while warning of major risks to the economy without it.

“The recovery will be stronger and move faster if monetary

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What seemed like a fluke to Thomas Paul Althaus seven years ago is a steadily growing business that transforms used tin cans into earrings, cuff bracelets, necklaces and other jewelry.

The company, Canned Goods, made The Oprah Magazine’s “O list” of sustainable products in April. Althaus, who still works in his garage in Denver, has built a network of stores that sell his jewelry. And online sales continue to increase.

Althaus said it still feels surreal, the fact that what started out as a homemade gift morphed into a thriving enterprise. It began in June 2013 when he wanted to make a 10th wedding anniversary present for his wife, Emily. They had decided to spend money on travel, not gifts, but he still wanted to give her something.

“I looked up the 10th anniversary online and I saw that the traditional gift was tin,” Althaus said.

Looking at an empty

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