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Japan's economy rebounded in final quarter of 2018
February 13th, 2019  11:03 PM

Japan's economic growth for the last three months of 2018 has rebounded from a slump the previous quarter, growing at an annual rate of 1.4 percent

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Proposal would pay TSA screeners during government shutdowns
February 13th, 2019  7:37 PM

Lawmakers propose to make sure that airport security screeners get paid during future government shutdowns

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India's central bank lowers key lending rate to 6.25 percent
February 7th, 2019  3:20 AM

India's central bank has lowered its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 6.25 percent, a step that is expected to boost the country's economy with a decline in retail inflation rate.

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South Africa's president says mining key to reviving economy
February 5th, 2019  11:12 AM

South Africa's president says mining key to reviving economy; opposition wants nationalization

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Trump has solid US economy for SOTU, but threats remain
February 5th, 2019  12:06 AM

Trump has solid US economy for SOTU, but economists say threats remain

Trump has solid US economy for SOTU, but threats remain
Set against a shaky global picture, US economy looks sturdy
February 2nd, 2019  10:11 AM

Set against a shaky global picture, the US economy looks sturdy

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Set against a shaky global picture, US economy looks sturdy
February 2nd, 2019  10:11 AM

Set against a shaky global picture, the US economy looks sturdy

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Chinese manufacturing improves but activity sluggish
January 31st, 2019  2:20 AM

Chinese manufacturing improves but activity still sluggish as Beijing, Washington fight tariff battle

Chinese manufacturing improves but activity sluggish
China factory measure improves but activity still sluggish
January 30th, 2019  11:25 PM

Chinese manufacturing gauge improves in January but economic activity sluggish

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Belt buckles and beer: Federal shutdown hits businesses hard
January 24th, 2019  7:47 PM

From power restaurants in Washington and a belt-buckle maker in Colorado to breweries in California, businesses that count heavily on federal employees as customers are feeling the punishing effects of the government shutdown

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The Latest: WTO chief hails trade progress between US, China
January 24th, 2019  1:55 PM

The head of the World Trade Organization has applauded signs of progress between the United States and China in their standoff over trade

The Latest: WTO chief hails trade progress between US, China
The Latest: Barbs like 'Davos Stinks' at anti-forum protest
January 24th, 2019  1:19 PM

Shouting "anti-capitalista" and other chants, hundreds of protesters demonstrated in the Swiss town of Davos _ insisting that elite attendees of the World Economic Forum across town were more about helping themselves than a troubled world

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Stocks subdued as Chinese growth falls to weakest since '90
January 21st, 2019  11:55 AM

World stock markets are subdued after China reported that its economy expanded by its slowest pace since 1990.

Stocks subdued as Chinese growth falls to weakest since '90
Interest rates could stay lower for longer in Europe
January 21st, 2019  9:48 AM

Multiple threats stalking the Europe's economic recovery mean the European Central Bank could keep interest rates at rock-bottom levels longer than expected.

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China's 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low
January 21st, 2019  5:45 AM

China's 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low, adding to pressure to end tariff battle with Washington

China's 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low
China's economic growth sinks to 3-decade low in 2018
January 20th, 2019  10:50 PM

China's 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low amid tariff battle with Washington

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China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending
January 19th, 2019  7:35 PM

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending as trade war hits exports

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending
Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown
January 18th, 2019  6:56 PM

Travel industry and economists fear damage from a prolonged government shutdown

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China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending
January 17th, 2019  11:20 PM

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending as trade war hits exports

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Eurozone unemployment a bright spot amid growing gloom
January 9th, 2019  6:55 AM

Official figures show that unemployment across the 19-country eurozone fell in November to a decade-low rate of 7.9 percent but worries over the economic outlook have stoked concerns that it may not fall much lower

Eurozone unemployment a bright spot amid growing gloom

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