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Factbox: U.S. coal-fired power plants scheduled to shut

U.S. power companies expect to retire or convert from coal to gas over 10,600 megawatts (MW) of coal-fired plants in 2019 after shutting over 13,000 MW in 2018, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) and Thomson Reuters data.

Handout photo of Moshe Milevsky in Toronto

When financing retirement, balance emotion and math

With the U.S. Congress poised to pass a bill allowing annuities to be offered in mainstream 401(k) plans, Americans soon will be asking a lot of questions about these financial products that provide guaranteed lifetime income for an upfront investment.

U.S. President Trump visits Derco Aerospace in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan

Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spotlight on the issue.

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