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The Latest: European Central Bank says euro 'irreversible'
June 14th, 2018  9:31 AM

In a dig to populist politicians who question the euro, the head of the European Central Bank says the share currency is irreversible

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The Latest: ECB lifts inflation forecast as it ends stimulus
June 14th, 2018  8:51 AM

The European Central Bank has trimmed its forecast for economic growth this year but raised its predictions for inflation.

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Top ECB official: Time to discuss stimulus withdrawal
June 6th, 2018  9:18 AM

A top European Central Bank official says policymakers will begin discussions next week on withdrawing the bank's bond-purchase stimulus _ suggesting the ECB isn't overly worried by the recent political upheaval in Italy

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Trustees report warns Medicare finances worsening
June 5th, 2018  8:03 PM

Trustees report warns that Social Security and Medicare's financial problems can't be ignored forever

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Trustees report warns Medicare finances worsening
June 5th, 2018  3:38 PM

Trustees report warns that Social Security and Medicare's financial problems can't be ignored forever

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The Latest: Italian PM: Leaving euro currency not happening
June 5th, 2018  12:51 PM

Italy's opposition Democratic Party says the country's new populist 5-Star-League coalition government may have some good intentions but has no specific ways to finance them

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UK Cabinet backs expansion of London's Heathrow Airport
June 5th, 2018  8:17 AM

The British Cabinet is expected to approve the construction of a third runway at Heathrow Airport, and to put the long-running issue up for a parliamentary vote.

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US construction spending up 1.8 percent in April to record
June 1st, 2018  10:22 AM

US construction spending up 1.8 percent to record high in April, reflecting surge in home building

US construction spending up 1.8 percent in April to record
US consumer spending up 0.6 percent, best in 5 months
May 31st, 2018  1:35 PM

US consumer spending increases 0.6 percent in April while inflation stays at Fed's target

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US economic growth revised down to 2.2 percent rate in Q1
May 30th, 2018  9:10 AM

US economic growth revised down to 2.2 percent annual rate in first quarter, as consumers slowed spending sharply

US economic growth revised down to 2.2 percent rate in Q1
Another euro crisis? Italian chaos reawakens concerns
May 29th, 2018  2:09 PM

Italy's political turmoil has sent a wave of fear through Europe's 19-country currency union, with tremors felt in financial markets.

Another euro crisis? Italian chaos reawakens concerns
Ex-IMF official tapped to head Italy firmly backs euro
May 28th, 2018  8:39 AM

The man tapped to head a neutral government in Italy after two populists failed in their bid is a former official at the International Monetary Fund who is a firm believer in the euro and in the necessity of Italy cutting its stubbornly high-debt load

Ex-IMF official tapped to head Italy firmly backs euro
Man tapped to head Italy firmly backs euro, ex-IMF official
May 28th, 2018  7:42 AM

The man tapped to head a neutral government in Italy after two populists failed in their bid is a former official at the International Monetary Fund who is a firm believer in the euro and in the necessity of Italy cutting its stubbornly high-debt load

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Economists see potential nightmare in new Italian government
May 22nd, 2018  5:41 AM

The prospect of a populist government in Italy has spooked European partners and investors who fear its euroskeptic, budget-busting program could shake the region's cohesion and undermine growth.

Economists see potential nightmare in new Italian government
German economic growth slows in first quarter
May 15th, 2018  7:54 AM

Official data show that the German economy grew by 0.3 percent in the first quarter over the previous first-month period, a slower pace than in preceding quarters

German economic growth slows in first quarter
German economy grows 0.3 percent in 1st quarter, pace slows
May 15th, 2018  3:49 AM

Official data show that the German economy grew by 0.3 percent in the first quarter over the previous first-month period, a slower pace than in preceding quarters

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Trump: Congress should get spending bills done before break
May 12th, 2018  7:47 PM

Trump: Congress should get spending bills done before August break

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Argentina seeking credit line from IMF
May 8th, 2018  3:23 PM

President Mauricio Macri says Argentina has begun talks with the International Monetary Fund about a credit line following sharp devaluation of its currency

Argentina seeking credit line from IMF
Russia's Putin sworn in for 4th term; vows economic reforms
May 7th, 2018  8:46 AM

Vladimir Putin took the oath of office for his fourth term as Russian president and promised to pursue an economic agenda that would boost living standards across the country.

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US economic growth slowed to 2.3 percent pace in Q1
April 27th, 2018  3:36 PM

US economic growth slowed to 2.3 percent rate in Q1 as consumer spending weakened

US economic growth slowed to 2.3 percent pace in Q1

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