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Job growth is found to be no cure for a community's poverty
October 18th, 2018  5:11 PM

Study finds job growth is no cure for a community's poverty

Job growth is found to be no cure for a community's poverty
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday
October 18th, 2018  4:33 PM

U.S. stocks slumped again Thursday as investors continued to sell shares of technology and internet companies, industrials, and companies that rely on consumer spending

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Stocks sink on weak industrial earnings; tech skid resumes
October 18th, 2018  4:29 PM

U.S. stocks slumped again Thursday as investors continued to sell shares of technology and internet companies, industrials, and companies that rely on consumer spending.

Stocks sink on weak industrial earnings; tech skid resumes
Markets Right Now: Dow falls again as industrial stocks sink
October 18th, 2018  4:07 PM

Stocks are closing broadly lower on Wall Street after erasing part of an earlier plunge.

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US stocks typically ride midterm elections to solid gains
October 18th, 2018  2:36 PM

Regardless of how midterm elections turn out, Wall Street usually ends up a big winner

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The Latest: EU voices concerns over Italy's budget deficit
October 18th, 2018  1:49 PM

The European Commission has chastised Italy for a spending plan that will triple its deficit from what was previously agreed, calling the deviation "unprecedented in the history" of the EU's stability and growth compact

The Latest: EU voices concerns over Italy's budget deficit
The Latest: EU voices worries over Italy's budget deficit
October 18th, 2018  1:23 PM

The EU budget chief Pierre Moscovici says the EU Commission and many member states are worried by Italy's spending plans that will see the country's budget deficit rise to 2.4 percent of annual GDP.

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The Latest: Gibraltar 'not a problem' in Brexit discussions
October 18th, 2018  1:18 PM

While the Irish border issue is holding up a comprehensive Brexit deal, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says the status of Gibraltar won't be an obstacle.

The Latest: Gibraltar 'not a problem' in Brexit discussions
The Latest: Macron says it's up to UK to solve Ireland issue
October 18th, 2018  1:00 PM

French President Emmanuel Macron says the solution to the Ireland border issue, which has hobbled Brexit negotiations with Britain, can only come from Prime Minister Theresa May.

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The Latest: May: Brexit differences 'few but considerable'
October 18th, 2018  11:10 AM

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the remaining differences on Brexit terms between the U.K. and the European Union are "few but considerable".

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The Latest: Putin says US sanctions erode trust in dollar
October 18th, 2018  10:43 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin says U.S. sanctions against his country and others have eroded international trust in the United States dollar

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Markets Right Now: Stocks open broadly lower on Wall Street
October 18th, 2018  9:40 AM

U.S. stocks are opening mostly lower as industrial companies drop following some disappointing third-quarter reports.

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Brexit uncertainty set to hobble UK economy through winter
October 18th, 2018  9:07 AM

The uncertainty over Brexit that's hobbling the British economy is set to go on for longer than expected.

Brexit uncertainty set to hobble UK economy through winter
China's yuan sinks further after US currency report
October 18th, 2018  7:19 AM

China's politically sensitive yuan sinks further after US currency report

China's yuan sinks further after US currency report
Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016
October 17th, 2018  11:27 PM

Japan exports slip in September as trade tensions weigh on business

Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016
UK, EU agree to take more Brexit time after no-result summit
October 17th, 2018  6:02 PM

European Union leaders are giving themselves several more weeks _ perhaps until the end of the year _ to clinch a friendly divorce with Britain before their separation

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Trump administration won't brand China currency manipulator
October 17th, 2018  6:01 PM

Administration decides not to cite China as currency manipulator but puts 6 nations on watch list

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The Latest: May says UK, EU need 'courage, trust' on Brexit
October 17th, 2018  5:05 PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May has told her 27 European Union counterparts that the U.K. and the EU both need to show "courage, trust and leadership" to settle their remaining differences and strike a divorce deal

The Latest: May says UK, EU need 'courage, trust' on Brexit
How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday
October 17th, 2018  4:42 PM

After an early slide, U.S. stocks ended slightly lower as banks climbed but retailers, homebuilders and smaller companies fell.

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Stocks erase most of early losses after huge gain; IBM sinks
October 17th, 2018  4:40 PM

US stocks mostly recover from some early losses as banks rise, but technology companies, retailers and homebuilders finish with losses

Stocks erase most of early losses after huge gain; IBM sinks

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