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Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly lower on Wall Street
July 16th, 2018  4:13 PM

Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street as a steep drop in oil prices delivered a blow to energy companies.

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Interest rates highest in decade at weekly Treasury auction
July 9th, 2018  7:09 PM

Interest rates on short-term U.S. Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels in a decade.

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Markets Right Now: Tech, health care lead gains for stocks
July 5th, 2018  4:12 PM

Technology and health care companies led U.S. stocks broadly higher, putting the market on track to break a two-week losing streak.

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Standard and Poor's ups Greek credit rating by 1 notch to B+
June 25th, 2018  6:17 PM

Standard and Poor's ratings agency has upgraded Greece's credit rating by one notch, from B to B+, citing reduced debt servicing risks following a deal last week with the country's international creditors

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Interest rates flat to higher at weekly US Treasury auction
June 25th, 2018  5:25 PM

Interest rates on short-term U.S. Treasury bills were flat to higher in Monday's auction. Rates on three-month bills were unchanged while six-month bills reached their highest level in a decade.

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Interest rates flat to lower at weekly US Treasury auction
June 18th, 2018  4:44 PM

Interest rates on short-term U.S. Treasury bills were flat to lower in Monday's auction. Rates on three-month bills fell to their lowest level in three weeks while six-month bills were unchanged.

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As Fed raises rates, popular bond index funds get pinched
June 14th, 2018  1:46 PM

Index funds are surging in popularity due to their low costs and relatively good performance

As Fed raises rates, popular bond index funds get pinched
Interest rates mixed at weekly US Treasury auction
June 11th, 2018  6:12 PM

Interest rates on short-term US Treasury bills mixed with 6-month bills at highest in 3 weeks

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Italian economist: Markets will judge Italy's spending plans
June 8th, 2018  2:05 PM

The economist who tried to form an Italian government amid political gridlock says he's worried about the new populist leaders' enacting measures that will swell the national debt.

Italian economist: Markets will judge Italy's spending plans
Trustees report warns Medicare finances worsening
June 6th, 2018  1:55 AM

Trustees report warns that Social Security and Medicare's financial problems can't be ignored forever

Trustees report warns Medicare finances worsening
Trustees report warns Medicare finances worsening
June 5th, 2018  8:03 PM

Trustees report warns that Social Security and Medicare's financial problems can't be ignored forever

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Trustees report warns Medicare finances worsening
June 5th, 2018  3:38 PM

Trustees report warns that Social Security and Medicare's financial problems can't be ignored forever

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Rates on US Treasury bills jump at weekly auction
June 4th, 2018  6:36 PM

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills jumped in Monday's auction, with the rate on three-month bills reaching its highest level in 10 years.

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Illinois pension buyouts may not bring savings budget claims
June 1st, 2018  11:52 PM

Illinois' new state budget relies on more than $400 million in savings from a new pension buyout plan that finance experts caution is highly speculative and may not save as much money as lawmakers say

Illinois pension buyouts may not bring savings budget claims
Illinois pension buyouts may not bring savings budget claims
June 1st, 2018  5:59 PM

Illinois' new state budget relies on more than $400 million in savings from a new pension buyout plan that finance experts caution is highly speculative and may not save as much money as lawmakers say

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EU official says Greece's bond market access is 'fragile'
May 31st, 2018  4:23 PM

A top European Union official in Greece says the country's access to bond markets remains "fragile" amid the ongoing financial turmoil triggered by the political standoff in Italy

Declan Costello
Malaysia sets up fund for donations to ease national debt
May 30th, 2018  6:06 AM

Malaysia sets up fund for public donations to ease massive national debt

Mahathir Mohamad
Italian turmoil hits global markets, sending stocks plunging
May 29th, 2018  11:42 PM

Shares sink in Asia following global rout over possible impact of Italian vote on euro bloc

Peter Mazza, Michael Milan
Rates on US Treasury bills mixed at weekly auction
May 29th, 2018  5:18 PM

Rates on US Treasury bills mixed at weekly auction with 6-month bills dipping slightly

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Italian turmoil hits global markets, sending stocks plunging
May 29th, 2018  4:56 PM

Stocks in Europe and the US skid as Italy appears headed for another round of elections, potentially causing more instability in the euro

Italian turmoil hits global markets, sending stocks plunging

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