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Venezuela quickly resolves financial dispute with China
December 13th, 2017. 9:19 PM

Venezuela's cash-strapped government has quickly settled a lawsuit filed by a state-run Chinese company, making good on an unpaid bill and appeasing an important ally that holds billions in the South American country's debt

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Markets Right Now: US indexes close mostly higher
December 13th, 2017. 4:12 PM

Stocks are closing mostly higher on Wall Street, but a pullback in bank stocks left the Standard & Poor's 500 index slightly lower.

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Markets Right Now: Financial markets steady after rate hike
December 13th, 2017. 2:20 PM

Financial markets were holding steady in afternoon trading after the Federal Reserve nudged interest rates higher and said the U.S. economy was on sound footing.

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Business Highlights
December 11th, 2017. 6:21 PM

Business Highlights

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Waiting for Congress, Mnuchin makes 2nd emergency debt move
December 11th, 2017. 4:41 PM

Treasury takes second emergency step to keep from breaching debt limit

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The Latest: S&P says Brexit deal doesn't solve key issues
December 8th, 2017. 9:31 AM

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says that the deal between Britain and the European Union doesn't change the fact that it might downgrade Britain's sovereign debt grade

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Markets Right Now: S&P 500 breaks a 4-day losing streak
December 7th, 2017. 4:08 PM

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, breaking a four-day losing streak for the Standard & Poor's 500 index.

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Why Republicans who once fought budget debt now embrace it
December 2nd, 2017. 10:26 PM

Republicans embrace a $1 trillion deficit hike with planned tax cuts

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McConnell: Tax bill won't add to nation's debt woes
December 2nd, 2017. 6:34 PM

Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is disputing projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes

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Kansas plan for new prison draws criticism from lawmakers
November 30th, 2017. 9:30 PM

A plan to have the largest private prison operator in the U.S. to build a new state prison for Kansas is immediately facing bipartisan criticism from legislators

Kansas plan for new prison draws criticism from lawmakers
Rates on short-term Treasury bills mixed at weekly auction
November 27th, 2017. 6:16 PM

Rates on short-term Treasury bills mixed at weekly auction with rates rising on 6-month bills

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Mortgage rates mixed: 30-year down, 15-year up
November 22nd, 2017. 10:31 AM

Mortgage rates mixed: 30-year down to 3.92 percent; 15-year up to 3.32 percent

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Markets Right Now: US stock indexes reach more records
November 21st, 2017. 4:07 PM

Major U.S. stock indexes close at more record highs on Wall Street.

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Greece submits last bailout budget but austerity continues
November 21st, 2017. 2:58 PM

Greece's government is promising bailout lenders continued austerity and high primary budget surpluses in its 2018 budget _ the last under eight years of international rescue programs ]

Greece submits last bailout budget but austerity continues
Markets Right Now: US stocks indexes reach for more records
November 21st, 2017. 11:55 AM

Stocks are pushing higher in midday trading on Wall Street, putting major indexes on track for more record high closes.

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Rates on short-term Treasury bills rose at weekly auction
November 20th, 2017. 6:57 PM

Rates on short-term US Treasury bills rose at weekly auction to highest levels since fall 2008

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Markets Right Now: Banks, tech stocks lead indexes higher
November 20th, 2017. 4:08 PM

Stocks closed modestly higher, led by gains in banks and technology companies.

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EU: Greece bailout planners failed to anticipate recession
November 16th, 2017. 2:50 PM

Auditors from the European Union's executive Commission say massive bailout programs for Greece were not properly planned and failed to anticipate the recessionary effect of austerity measures

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US stocks decline for a second straight day; oil falls
November 15th, 2017. 5:04 PM

Technology companies led U.S. stocks lower Wednesday, giving the market its biggest loss since early September

US stocks decline for a second straight day; oil falls
S&P says Venezuela has defaulted on its debt
November 14th, 2017. 4:24 AM

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says Venezuela has defaulted on its debt after it failed to make payments due on some of its bonds

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