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August 17th, 2018  6:06 PM

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday
August 17th, 2018  4:46 PM

U.S. stocks rose late in the day Friday as investors hoped the U.S. and China are making more progress in trade talks

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Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks
August 17th, 2018  4:43 PM

US stocks rise at the finish of trading as investors hope for more progress in trade talks between the US and China

Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks
The Latest: Tesla shares drop 9 percent after Musk interview
August 17th, 2018  4:14 PM

Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, and the company's shares drop 9 percent

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Markets Right Now: Stocks shake off wobbly start, end higher
August 17th, 2018  4:12 PM

The stock market shook off a wobbly start and ended broadly higher on hopes that China and the U.S. were making progress on resolving their trade dispute.

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Greek bailout ends, but Europe's debt problems grind on
August 17th, 2018  10:55 AM

Greece's bailout program is coming to an end Monday after eight years of enforced austerity, but the milestone offers little assurance that the troubled euro currency union is leaving behind its problems.

Greek bailout ends, but Europe's debt problems grind on
Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest
August 17th, 2018  10:13 AM

Feud over detained American pastor in Turkey overshadows deeper problems in U.S.-Turkish relationship, as well as fate of other detainees

Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest
US stocks dip following weak forecasts from chip companies
August 17th, 2018  10:09 AM

US stocks are mostly lower as weak forecasts from chipmakers Nvidia and Applied Materials send technology companies lower

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Global markets lose steam in European trading
August 17th, 2018  8:08 AM

World stock markets are lower in Europe as investors appear worried again about Turkey's financial trouble, after Asian stocks rose on news China is preparing to resume trade discussions with the U.S.

Global markets lose steam in European trading
Global shares mostly higher on hopes for China trade talks
August 17th, 2018  4:31 AM

Global shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks

Global shares mostly higher on hopes for China trade talks
Trump team predicts an economic boom, defying most analysts
August 17th, 2018  12:05 AM

Trump White House predicts an economic boom, defying most analysts

Larry Kudlow
Where White House touts a boom, most economists see a blip
August 16th, 2018  9:23 PM

While Trump officials see a long-standing boom, economists foresee slower growth ahead

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Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis
August 16th, 2018  8:05 PM

Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have seen the country spiral into a currency crisis.

Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis
The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey
August 16th, 2018  7:56 PM

President Donald Trump is calling on jailed pastor Andrew Brunson to serve as a "great patriot hostage" while he's being held in Turkey

The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey
Stocks march higher on growing hopes for China trade talks
August 16th, 2018  5:32 PM

US stocks jump as China prepares to resume trade discussions with the U.S., the first negotiations in month

Stocks march higher on growing hopes for China trade talks
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday
August 16th, 2018  4:40 PM

U.S. stocks jumped Thursday as China and the U.S. said they will hold their first trade discussions in months, a potential sign of progress toward ending their trade war

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Markets Right Now: US stock indexes close sharply higher
August 16th, 2018  4:08 PM

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street following strong results from Walmart and signs of progress in defusing the trade dispute between China and the U.S.

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The Latest: US says Turkey risks more sanctions over pastor
August 16th, 2018  4:03 PM

The Trump administration says Turkey could face additional sanctions if an American pastor detained on espionage and terrorism-related charges isn't quickly released

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Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis
August 16th, 2018  3:28 PM

Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have seen the country spiral into a currency crisis.

Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis
Challenged by US and market crisis, Turkey turns to Europe
August 16th, 2018  12:28 PM

Beset by a weak currency and tension with the US, Turkey reaches out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with major trading partners despite testy rhetoric and a stalled bid for EU membership

Challenged by US and market crisis, Turkey turns to Europe

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