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As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it
October 11th, 2018  7:14 AM

World Bank, IMF heads urge U.S., China to play by rules, fix, not break world trade system as tumbling share prices underscore risks

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German government cuts growth forecast amid trade tensions
October 11th, 2018  6:49 AM

The German government has cut its forecast for the country's economic growth this year to 1.8 percent from 2.3 percent, in part because of rising global trade tensions

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US stock indexes mixed as interest rates take a pause
October 9th, 2018  4:51 PM

U.S. stock indexes ended Tuesday nearly where they began, as interest rates let off the accelerator following their sharp rise last week

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Asian stocks mixed after IMF downgrades economic outlook
October 8th, 2018  11:48 PM

Asian stocks retreat as IMF downgrades economic outlook

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US unemployment rate falls to 49-year low of 3.7 percent
October 5th, 2018  11:12 AM

US unemployment rate fell in September to 49-year low of 3.7 percent amid steady hiring

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US adds just 134K jobs; unemployment a 49-year low, 3.7 pct.
October 5th, 2018  8:39 AM

US unemployment rate fell in September to 49-year low of 3.7 percent amid steady hiring

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US jobs report Friday is likely to show another solid gain
October 5th, 2018  7:44 AM

US jobs report for September is likely to show another solid gain

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Fed chairman defends gradual pace of rate hikes
October 3rd, 2018  6:35 PM

Powell says Federal Reserve's pace of gradually rate hikes is best approach to managing economy

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Holiday sales expected to grow in a strong economy
October 3rd, 2018  1:07 PM

Holiday sales are expected to grow in a strong economy as shoppers continue to be in a spending mood

Holiday sales expected to grow in a strong economy
Poll: Half of young Americans see better financial future
October 2nd, 2018  11:16 AM

AP-NORC/MTV Poll: Half of young Americans expect a better financial future than their parents

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US economists optimistic about growth, worried about tariffs
October 1st, 2018  3:09 PM

US economists optimistic about growth, worried about tariffs

US economists optimistic about growth, worried about tariffs
Despite strong economy, small business owners stay cautious
October 1st, 2018  11:23 AM

While the economy is strong and consumers are optimistic, small business owners are holding on to their cautious approach to expansion

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Experts slash outlook for German economy amid trade worry
September 27th, 2018  5:45 AM

Leading German economic institutes have sharply reduced their latest forecast for this year's growth, citing trade worries, weakening demand from abroad and companies' difficulty finding workers with the right skills

Experts slash outlook for German economy amid trade worry
US stocks waver following Federal Reserve rate increase
September 26th, 2018  3:40 PM

U.S. stock indexes are wavering between gains and losses after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time this year in the face of the strengthening economy.

US stocks waver following Federal Reserve rate increase
Text of the Fed's statement after its meeting Wednesday
September 26th, 2018  2:09 PM

The full text of the Federal Reserve's policy statement after its meeting Wednesday

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Fed seems poised to raise rates for a 3rd time this year
September 26th, 2018  3:28 AM

Fed's 3rd rate hike this year is expected despite rising risks from Trump's trade fights

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Clouds on horizon as trade wars, debt weigh on Asia's growth
September 26th, 2018  12:02 AM

Clouds on horizon as trade wars, debt disrupt industries, weigh on Asia's growth, ADB says

Clouds on horizon as trade wars, debt weigh on Asia's growth
Asian markets rally ahead of US Fed rate hike
September 25th, 2018  11:36 PM

Asian shares advance in anticipation of US rate hike

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Asian lender says trade wars, debt adding to financial risks
September 25th, 2018  10:13 PM

Trade conflicts, rising debt and the potential impact from rising interest rates in the U.S. will likely dampen Asia's economic growth in the coming year, regional lender says

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3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday
September 25th, 2018  12:44 PM

3 things to watch for from Federal Reserve in its statement, updated forecasts and Powell news conference

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

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