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Applications for US jobless aid drop by 11,000 to 225,000
December 14th, 2017. 9:05 AM

Applications for US unemployment benefits fell by 11,000 to 225,000

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European, Asian shares slip as investors watch central banks
December 14th, 2017. 4:31 AM

European, Asian shares slip as investors watch central banks

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Asian shares slip as Fed, China hikes dampen sentiment
December 14th, 2017. 1:18 AM

Asian stocks mixed after Fed rate hike; China follows with increase in short, medium-term lending rates

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How major US stock indexes fared on Wednesday
December 13th, 2017. 5:10 PM

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Wednesday, as gains among grocery stores and other consumer-focused companies outweighed losses by banks

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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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The Latest: Fed sees 'modest lift' to growth from tax cuts
December 13th, 2017. 3:08 PM

Fed Chair Janet Yellen says to expect a "modest lift" to economic growth from the Republican tax plan

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Fed rate increase is 3rd this year; foresees 3 more in 2018
December 13th, 2017. 3:01 PM

Fed boosts key interest rate for third time this year to range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent

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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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Spirit Airlines picks insider to become next CEO in 2019
December 13th, 2017. 10:37 AM

Spirit Airlines' chief financial officer will become the budget carrier's next CEO in 2019

Spirit Airlines picks insider to become next CEO in 2019
Gasoline prices lift US consumer inflation 0.4 percent
December 13th, 2017. 8:51 AM

Rising gasoline prices lift US consumer inflation 0.4 percent in November

Gasoline prices lift US consumer inflation 0.4 percent
Business Highlights
December 12th, 2017. 5:28 PM

Business Highlights

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How major US stock indexes fared on Tuesday
December 12th, 2017. 5:18 PM

Banks led U.S. stocks mostly higher Tuesday, bringing more records for the major indexes

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US stock indexes close mostly up; New highs for S&P 500, Dow
December 12th, 2017. 5:01 PM

Big-name companies notched gains on Wall Street Tuesday, delivering more records for two of the major stock indexes

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Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stock indexes mostly higher
December 12th, 2017. 4:12 PM

Big-company stocks notched gains on Wall Street, bringing more records for major indexes, but smaller companies lagged behind.

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Markets Right Now: Banks, health care lead stocks higher
December 12th, 2017. 12:01 PM

Banks and health care companies were leading stock indexes slightly higher in morning trading on Wall Street, leading major indexes above the record highs they reached a day earlier.

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World stocks turn higher as investors eye Fed decision
December 12th, 2017. 8:29 AM

World stocks turn higher as investors look ahead to expected Fed rate increase

World stocks turn higher as investors eye Fed decision
Asian shares fall back as investors cautious over Fed, China
December 12th, 2017. 1:27 AM

Asian shares fall back as investors show caution over Fed, China

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Asian shares fall back as investors show caution over China
December 11th, 2017. 11:13 PM

Asian shares fall back as investors show caution over Fed, China

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

Business Highlights

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How major US stock indexes fared on Monday
December 11th, 2017. 5:13 PM

Stocks ended modestly higher Monday, nudging the Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average to record highs

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