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Wall Street whiplash: Stocks' volatility looks here to stay
December 7th, 2018  6:27 PM

The stock market hasn't been this dizzying in years, and investors may need to get used to it

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Technology companies lead another sharp drop in US stocks
December 7th, 2018  2:51 PM

U.S. stocks are down sharply, erasing an early gain, as the market closes in on its third weekly decline in four weeks

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Solid US jobs report expected amid sharp market volatility
December 7th, 2018  7:37 AM

Solid US jobs report expected amid sharp market volatility

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Trump's push for tariffs squeezes a weakening global economy
December 5th, 2018  2:43 PM

Trump's push for tariffs squeezes an already weakening global economy

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's thin grasp of trade, science policy
December 1st, 2018  9:09 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's thin grasp of climate, trade policy and his wildly wrong retweet

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UK central bank warns of deep recession without Brexit deal
November 28th, 2018  1:10 PM

The Bank of England has warned that leaving the European Union without a divorce deal could plunge Britain into its deepest recession in nearly a century.

UK central bank warns of deep recession without Brexit deal
US economy grew at brisk 3.5 pct. annual rate last quarter
November 28th, 2018  10:50 AM

US economy grew at brisk 3.5 percent annual rate in Q3, as stronger business investment offset weaker consumer spending

US economy grew at brisk 3.5 pct. annual rate last quarter
UK govt: Brexit will make Britain poorer no matter what
November 28th, 2018  10:50 AM

The U.K. government says Britain will be poorer after leaving the European Union than if it had stayed in, no matter what sort of trade deal it has with the bloc

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Stocks move higher on Wall Street after 2 days of big losses
November 21st, 2018  1:48 PM

Stocks are rising after two days of sharp losses erased the market's gains for the year

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World economy has 'passed its peak' as trade wars weigh
November 21st, 2018  5:44 AM

A global economic watchdog says world growth has passed its peak and faces growing risks, including from trade disputes and higher interest rates

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Pressures rise for homebuilders as rates hit 7-year high
November 8th, 2018  12:23 PM

Major homebuilders are taking a beating as rising interest rates and home prices rise, keeping potential buyers on the sidelines

Pressures rise for homebuilders as rates hit 7-year high
Italy's budget row with EU escalates ahead of deadline
November 8th, 2018  10:54 AM

Italy insists it is sticking with its plan to rapidly increase public spending as a row with the European Union over the budget intensified following a gloomy set of forecasts

Giovanni Tria, Pierre Moscovici
EU expects Italy's growth to lag euro countries through 2020
November 8th, 2018  8:35 AM

The European Union expects economic growth across the 19-country eurozone to slow down over the coming years amid rising trade tensions around the world and higher oil prices

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German government advisers slash economic growth forecast
November 7th, 2018  6:13 AM

The German government's panel of independent economic advisers has cut its growth forecast for this year, citing a tougher foreign trade environment among other issues

German government advisers slash economic growth forecast
Fed likely to keep rates on hold and sketch a bright outlook
November 5th, 2018  11:03 AM

Fed is likely to keep rates on hold and sketch a bright economic outlook

Jerome Powell
US economy looks strong heading into congressional elections
November 2nd, 2018  4:52 PM

Higher pay and stronger consumer spending add up to bright economic picture ahead of elections

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Pace of US hiring likely remained solid on eve of elections
November 2nd, 2018  3:05 AM

US hiring likely stayed healthy in October, keeping unemployment at a five-decade low

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With employers eager to fill jobs, hiring could stay strong
November 1st, 2018  6:14 PM

With US employers still eager to fill jobs, hiring could remain strong well into future

With employers eager to fill jobs, hiring could stay strong
Bank of England warns of economic hit if Brexit talks fail
November 1st, 2018  8:36 AM

The Bank of England has warned that Britain could suffer an economic shock if it crashes out of the European Union without a deal.

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UK faces prospect of recession and downgrade, S&P warns
October 30th, 2018  5:39 PM

A leading credit agency says Britain faces the prospect of an immediate recession, spiking unemployment and inflation if it crashes out of the European Union in March with no deal on future relations

UK faces prospect of recession and downgrade, S&P warns

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