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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's trade claims, Paris protesters' chant
December 8th, 2018  11:41 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week marked by questionable assertions about China trade and tariffs, Paris protesters chanting support for him, an exaggeration on immigration costs; Democrat Ocasio-Cortez tweets a magical way to pay for 'Medicare for All'

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China exports weaken ahead of US trade talks
December 8th, 2018  7:00 AM

China's export growth decelerates in November amid tariff battle with Washington, cooling global demand

China exports weaken ahead of US trade talks
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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Stocks drop 4 percent in rocky week on trade, growth worries
December 7th, 2018  6:24 PM

Wall Street capped a turbulent week of trading Friday with the biggest weekly loss for the U.S. stock market in nearly nine months

Michael Milano
How major US stock indexes fared Friday
December 7th, 2018  5:04 PM

Stocks dove again on Wall Street Friday, capping a turbulent week of trading that gave the benchmark S&P 500 index its worst weekly loss since March

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US hiring pullback could signal mild slowdown in growth
December 7th, 2018  4:26 PM

US hiring pullback could signal mild slowdown in growth, hiring next year

US hiring pullback could signal mild slowdown in growth
Markets Right Now: US stocks dive again, extending losses
December 7th, 2018  4:11 PM

Stocks dove again on Wall Street, extending recent declines, as traders worry about a U.S.-China trade war and slower economic growth. Major U.S. indexes ended a tumultuous week down more than 4 percent

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US consumer borrowing climbed 7.73% in Oct. from a year ago
December 7th, 2018  3:38 PM

Americans boosted their borrowing by 7.73% in October from a year ago, the largest increase in nearly a year as consumer

US consumer borrowing climbed 7.73% in Oct. from a year ago
Italian lawmakers give deficit-busting budget 1st approval
December 7th, 2018  3:34 PM

Italian lawmakers in Parliament's lower chamber have given first approval to the populist government's deficit-budget spending plan

Italian lawmakers give deficit-busting budget 1st approval
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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Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge again, led by technology
December 7th, 2018  2:12 PM

Major indexes are sinking again as traders continue to unload stocks, extending dismal streak for the stock market. Friday's sell-off erased more than 500 points from the Dow

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Health care, business services lead November hiring
December 7th, 2018  12:04 PM

Where Americans found jobs: health care, business services, manufacturing

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Chinese executive facing US extradition to appear in court
December 7th, 2018  11:38 AM

Huawei arrest complicates US-China trade talks, illustrating an underlying clash over technology

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Technology companies lead slide in US stocks; Oil rising
December 7th, 2018  10:30 AM

U.S. stocks are down in morning, adding to modest losses from a day earlier

Technology companies lead slide in US stocks; Oil rising
Jobless rates fall for black Americans, adult men
December 7th, 2018  9:52 AM

Jobless rates hit historic lows for black Americans, adult men, less educated workers

JOBS REPORT NOVEMBER
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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Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains amid trade friction
December 6th, 2018  10:42 PM

Asian shares are moderately higher after gains on Wall Street but investors continued to watch for news about U.S.-China trade friction

Gregory Rowe
US stocks claw back from an early plunge on Fed report
December 6th, 2018  5:47 PM

U.S. stocks clawed most of their way back from a deep slide Thursday that at one point had wiped out the market's gains for the year

US stocks claw back from an early plunge on Fed report
US household wealth jumps $2T, led by rising stock market
December 6th, 2018  5:46 PM

US household wealth jumps $2 trillion in 3rd quarter, led by rising stock market

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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday
December 6th, 2018  5:01 PM

Major U.S. stock indexes finished mostly lower Thursday after a late wave of buying erased most of the losses from a steep early market slide

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