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Markets Right Now: Stocks extend their gains on Wall Street
February 13th, 2019  4:09 PM

Stocks extended their gains on Wall Street as investors remain optimistic that the U.S. and China will make more progress in resolving their trade dispute.

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Global stocks rise on optimism over US-China trade talks
February 13th, 2019  11:56 AM

Global stocks rise for the second day in a row as investors remain optimistic that the U.S. and China will make progress in resolving their trade dispute.

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Markets Right Now: US stocks sink as European outlook dims
February 7th, 2019  4:10 PM

Stocks are closing broadly lower on Wall Street as traders were discouraged by more disappointing news on the global economy and company profits.

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UK economy to grow at weakest since financial crisis
February 7th, 2019  7:35 AM

The Bank of England has slashed its forecasts for the British economy amid growing uncertainties over Britain's exit from the European Union and weaker global growth

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World markets fall ahead of EU growth forecasts
February 7th, 2019  5:24 AM

World markets fall ahead of EU growth forecasts, German industrial output falls

World markets fall ahead of EU growth forecasts
India's central bank lowers key lending rate to 6.25 percent
February 7th, 2019  3:20 AM

India's central bank has lowered its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 6.25 percent, a step that is expected to boost the country's economy with a decline in retail inflation rate.

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German factory orders slide in December, undercut forecasts
February 6th, 2019  3:02 AM

Official data show that German factory orders were down 1.6 percent in December compared with the previous month, a worse-than-expected performance that adds to worries about slowing growth in Europe's biggest economy

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Retail group forecasts solid retail sales growth for 2019
February 5th, 2019  1:43 PM

Nation's largest retail trade group forecasts annual sales growth of 3.8 percent to 4.4 percent despite threats of tariffs wars and government shutdown

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Trump has solid US economy for SOTU, but threats remain
February 5th, 2019  12:06 AM

Trump has solid US economy for SOTU, but economists say threats remain

Trump has solid US economy for SOTU, but threats remain
Stocks are mixed on weak factory orders, trade concerns
February 4th, 2019  11:29 AM

Stocks are starting the week lower as factory orders fall short of forecasts and economists wait for U.S.-China trade developments.

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Stocks are lower on weak factory orders, trade concerns
February 4th, 2019  10:25 AM

Stocks are starting the week lower as factory orders fall short of forecasts and economists wait for U.S.-China trade developments.

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AP-NORC poll: How financial security varies by age, income
February 4th, 2019  8:14 AM

AP-NORC poll: How Americans' financial security varies by age, race and income

AP-NORC poll: How financial security varies by age, income
GM plant closings will hit parts suppliers far and wide
February 2nd, 2019  8:37 AM

Thousands of jobs at auto parts suppliers in North America are at stake because of General Motors' plan to close five of its plants in the coming months

GM plant closings will hit parts suppliers far and wide
A robust job gain in January shows US economy's durability
February 1st, 2019  1:13 PM

US employers ignored government shutdown in January, ramped up hiring

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A robust job gain in January shows US economy's durability
February 1st, 2019  1:13 PM

US employers ignored government shutdown in January, ramped up hiring

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US employers add robust 304K jobs; joblessness up to 4 pct.
February 1st, 2019  9:19 AM

US employers added 304,000 jobs last month; unemployment rises to 4 percent

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Trump optimistic in midst of key trade talks with China
January 31st, 2019  11:25 AM

Trump voices optimism before meeting with representatives from China for trade talks

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Italy slides into recession, darkening outlook for Europe
January 31st, 2019  9:38 AM

The Italian economy slips into recession, intensifying concerns about wider eurozone.

Italy slides into recession, darkening outlook for Europe
For US-China trade talks, hopes are high, expectations low
January 30th, 2019  4:46 PM

For US-China trade talks beginning in Washington, hopes are high, expectations low

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Germany slashes growth outlook on Brexit, trade fears
January 30th, 2019  7:32 AM

The German government has slashed its growth forecast for this year to 1.0 percent from 1.8 percent in last fall's outlook as fears about a chaotic Brexit and trade tensions hold back Europe's largest economy

Germany slashes growth outlook on Brexit, trade fears

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