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Oil prices and energy companies jump as US stocks rise
June 22nd, 2018  11:34 AM

US stocks are rising as energy companies surge with the price of oil as major oil producers agree to produce more oil, a step investors have been expecting

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Europe looks for an end to Greece's 8-year bailout saga
June 21st, 2018  6:08 PM

Eurozone nations are working on the final elements of a plan to get Greece successfully out of its eight-year bailout program and keep its massive debt burden manageable

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Mexico central bank raises key interest rate to 7.75 percent
June 21st, 2018  4:38 PM

Mexico's central bank has decided to raise its key interbank interest rate to 7.75 percent from 7.5 percent

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US stocks skid as industrials, automakers, tech trade lower
June 21st, 2018  2:08 PM

US stocks are down and European indexes also fell after German automaker Daimler said tariffs by China on US goods will hurt its annual profit

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Global stocks mixed, investors cautious of US-China tension
June 21st, 2018  4:36 AM

Global markets are mixed amid trade tension between the U.S. and China

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Stocks finish mostly higher as tech and media companies lead
June 20th, 2018  4:55 PM

U.S. stocks finish mostly higher as technology companies rise and media companies jump as a new deal between Twenty-First Century Fox and Disney has investors hoping for more media sales

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Deutsche Bank fined $205 million for currency manipulation
June 20th, 2018  12:50 PM

New York regulators slap Deutsche Bank with $205 million fine, the latest bank to settle allegations that its traders manipulated the foreign exchange market for years

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Tech companies lead US stocks higher as trade fears ease
June 20th, 2018  11:58 AM

US stocks are mostly higher, recovering some of their losses from the day before, while stock indexes overseas are mostly higher as well

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US stocks recovery from sharp early drop and finish mixed
June 18th, 2018  4:47 PM

US stocks end up mixed as health care companies and consumer products makers decline, but energy companies rise along with oil prices and technology companies and small U.S.-focused companies move higher

US stocks recovery from sharp early drop and finish mixed
World markets lower over tariffs, German tensions
June 18th, 2018  5:19 AM

Global stocks are mostly lower on concerns over trade tensions as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants in Germany brewed.

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US stocks and bond yields dip amid trade worries
June 15th, 2018  6:15 PM

Global stock markets are mostly lower as U.S. President Donald Trump's approval of a plan to impose tough tariffs on China renewed concerns about trade friction

US stocks and bond yields dip amid trade worries
Stocks rise as economy strengthens, central banks step back
June 14th, 2018  4:53 PM

US stocks ticked higher Thursday after Europe's central bank laid out how it will close the spigot on the emergency stimulus it's flooded the market with in recent years

Stocks rise as economy strengthens, central banks step back
Stocks rise as economy strengthens, central banks step back
June 14th, 2018  4:47 PM

US stocks ticked higher Thursday after Europe's central bank laid out how it will close the spigot on the emergency stimulus it's flooded the market with in recent years

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The Latest: European Central Bank says euro 'irreversible'
June 14th, 2018  9:31 AM

In a dig to populist politicians who question the euro, the head of the European Central Bank says the share currency is irreversible

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The Latest: ECB lifts inflation forecast as it ends stimulus
June 14th, 2018  8:51 AM

The European Central Bank has trimmed its forecast for economic growth this year but raised its predictions for inflation.

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Asian stocks slump after Fed signals faster rate hikes
June 14th, 2018  12:27 AM

Asian stocks have slumped after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases

Asian stocks slump after Fed signals faster rate hikes
Host of new worries pushes bitcoin to 4-month low
June 13th, 2018  3:42 PM

The price of bitcoin has fallen to a four-month low of $6,370, days after South Korean virtual currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored.

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The Latest: Businesses' trade concerns growing, Powell says
June 13th, 2018  3:11 PM

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the Fed is hearing growing concerns from business executives about the Trump administration's trade policies, including anecdotal cases where companies have postponed larger purchases or new hires.

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The Latest: Fed signals 4 rate hikes this year, up from 3
June 13th, 2018  2:10 PM

Federal Reserve policymakers expect to raise their benchmark interest rate four times this year

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Bitcoin hits 4-month low after currency exchange theft
June 13th, 2018  2:10 PM

The price of bitcoin has fallen to a four-month low of $6,370, days after South Korean virtual currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored.

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