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US stocks slump; S&P 500 has its worst week since February
| June 18th, 2021  4:43 PM
US stocks slump; S&P 500 has its worst week since February
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks sank again on Wall Street Friday, knocking the S&P 500 to its worst weekly loss since February, as more steam comes out of banks and other stocks that soared earlier this year with expectations for the economy and inflation. The S&P 500 fell 55.41 points, or 1.3%, to 4,166.45 in a widespread slump. It was…
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How major US stock indexes fared Friday
June 18th, 2021  4:21 PM

Stocks fell broadly on Wall Street Friday, sending the S&P 500 to its worst weekly loss since February

Stocks slump again, S&P 500 heading for worst loss in month
Stocks slump again, S&P 500 heading for worst loss in month
June 18th, 2021  2:33 PM

Stocks are slumping on Wall Street Friday, and the S&P 500 is on track for its first losing week in four

US stocks lower after Fed official sees rate hikes in 2022
US stocks lower after Fed official sees rate hikes in 2022
June 18th, 2021  1:18 PM

Stocks were broadly lower Friday after a Federal Reserve official said that the nation’s central bank might need to raise interest rates as early as next year, sooner than the Fed’s latest estimate of possible rate increases in 2023

Republicans point to inflation in bid to retake Congress
Republicans point to inflation in bid to retake Congress
June 18th, 2021  10:33 AM

Gas prices have soared passed $3 per gallon

Stocks open lower, pushing the S&P 500 toward a weekly loss
Stocks open lower, pushing the S&P 500 toward a weekly loss
June 18th, 2021  9:42 AM

Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street, putting the S&P 500 index on track for its first losing week in the last four

Global shares mixed as markets digest Fed moves
Global shares mixed as markets digest Fed moves
June 18th, 2021  5:43 AM

Global shares are mixed as investors digest the latest message from the U.S. Federal Reserve on raising short-term interest rates by late 2023

Asian shares mostly rise as markets digest Fed moves
Asian shares mostly rise as markets digest Fed moves
June 18th, 2021  2:34 AM

Asian shares are mostly higher as investors  digest the latest message from the U.S. Federal Reserve on raising short-term interest rates by late 2023

GOP needs new health care target; 'Obamacare' survives again
GOP needs new health care target; 'Obamacare' survives again
June 18th, 2021  12:35 AM

The Supreme Court’s latest rejection of a Republican effort to dismantle “Obamacare” is another sign that the GOP must look beyond repealing that law if it wants to hone the nation’s health care problems into a winning political issue

Scotch whisky makers welcome suspension of costly US tariffs
Scotch whisky makers welcome suspension of costly US tariffs
June 17th, 2021  4:33 PM

Scotch whisky makers are breathing a sigh of relief after the United States agreed to suspend tariffs on one of Scotland’s main exports

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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday
June 17th, 2021  4:32 PM

Most stocks ended lower on Wall Street Thursday as investors continued to interpret new guidance from the Federal Reserve, which is now looking at potentially raising interest rates as soon as 2023

Most stocks fall, tech holds up as markets digest Fed moves
Most stocks fall, tech holds up as markets digest Fed moves
June 17th, 2021  4:29 PM

Most stocks ended lower on Wall Street Thursday as investors continued to interpret new guidance from the Federal Reserve, which is now looking at potentially raising interest rates as soon as 2023

US average mortgage rates mostly lower; 30-year at 2.93%
US average mortgage rates mostly lower; 30-year at 2.93%
June 17th, 2021  1:57 PM

Mortgage rates were mostly lower this week as the economy continued to show signs of recovery from the pandemic recession and recent bursts of inflation were deemed temporary by federal policymakers

Stocks slip as investors digest Fed outlook for the economy
Stocks slip as investors digest Fed outlook for the economy
June 17th, 2021  1:20 PM

Stocks edged lower on Wall Street Thursday as investors continued to interpret new guidance from the Federal Reserve, which is now looking at potentially raising interest rates as soon as 2023

Stocks mixed as investors digest Fed outlook for the economy
Stocks mixed as investors digest Fed outlook for the economy
June 17th, 2021  12:08 PM

Stocks were mixed on Wall Street Thursday as investors continued to interpret new guidance from the Federal Reserve which is now looking at potentially raising interest rates as soon as 2023

Stocks mixed as investors digest Fed outlook for economy
Stocks mixed as investors digest Fed outlook for economy
June 17th, 2021  10:30 AM

Stocks were mixed to mostly lower on Wall Street Thursday as investors continued to interpret the new guidance from the Federal Reserve which is now looking at potentially raising interest rates as soon as 2023

Stocks push mostly higher on Wall Street after wobbly start
Stocks push mostly higher on Wall Street after wobbly start
June 17th, 2021  9:45 AM

Stocks shook off a wobbly start and pushed mostly higher in the first few minutes of trading on Wall Street

US jobless claims tick up to 412,000 from a pandemic low
US jobless claims tick up to 412,000 from a pandemic low
June 17th, 2021  9:01 AM

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week for the first time since April despite widespread evidence that the economy and the job market are rebounding steadily from the pandemic recession

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Turkey's central bank keeps interest rate unchanged at 19%
June 17th, 2021  7:59 AM

Turkey’s central bank has left its key benchmark interest rate unchanged at 19%

Global stocks lower after Fed moves up rate hike forecast
Global stocks lower after Fed moves up rate hike forecast
June 17th, 2021  4:55 AM

Global stock markets are mostly lower after the Federal Reserve indicated it might ease off economic stimulus earlier than previously thought

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St falls on Fed rate hike hint
Asian stocks mixed after Wall St falls on Fed rate hike hint
June 17th, 2021  1:38 AM

Asian stock markets are mixed after the Federal Reserve indicated it might ease off economic stimulus earlier than previously thought

Asian stocks follow Wall St lower on Fed hints at rate hikes
Asian stocks follow Wall St lower on Fed hints at rate hikes
June 16th, 2021  11:19 PM

Asian stock markets have followed Wall Street lower after the Federal Reserve indicated it might ease off economic stimulus earlier than previously thought

Fed sees earlier time frame for rate hikes with inflation up
Fed sees earlier time frame for rate hikes with inflation up
June 16th, 2021  6:19 PM

The Federal Reserve signaled that it may act sooner than previously planned to start dialing back the low-interest-rate policies that have helped fuel a swift rebound from the pandemic recession but have also coincided with rising inflation

Stocks down, yields up as Fed discusses dialing back support
Stocks down, yields up as Fed discusses dialing back support
June 16th, 2021  4:49 PM

Stocks fell on Wall Street and bond yields rose Wednesday after Federal Reserve officials signaled they may start easing off the accelerator on their massive support for the economy earlier than previously thought

Fed sees faster time frame for rate hikes as inflation rises
Fed sees faster time frame for rate hikes as inflation rises
June 16th, 2021  4:38 PM

The Federal Reserve signaled that it may act sooner than previously planned to start dialing back the low-interest-rate policies that have helped fuel a swift rebound from the pandemic recession but have also coincided with rising inflation

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