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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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How US Fed is unintentionally squeezing developing economies
August 15th, 2018  6:45 AM

How the US Fed is unintentionally squeezing Turkey and other developing economies

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Why Turkey's currency is plunging and what it means
August 10th, 2018  10:49 AM

A look at why Turkey's currency is tumbling and what it means for the country and the rest of the world.

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China tightens controls to slow currency's fall
August 6th, 2018  2:51 AM

China has tightened controls on trading in its yuan following a decline against the U.S. dollar that has raised the danger of an outflow of capital from the world's second-largest economy

China tightens controls to slow currency's fall
Venezuela to relax currency controls amid economic crisis
August 2nd, 2018  6:43 PM

Venezuela's socialist government says it's relaxing strict laws that for years have limited currency exchanges, choking the economy

Venezuela to relax currency controls amid economic crisis
UK rates raised to highest since 2009 despite Brexit worries
August 2nd, 2018  11:06 AM

The Bank of England has raised its benchmark interest rate for only the second time since the 2008 financial crisis. The central bank is weighed a strong jobs market and high inflation against growing concerns about Brexit.

UK rates raised to highest since 2009 despite Brexit worries
Global stocks extend losses on China-US trade worries
August 2nd, 2018  7:50 AM

World stocks are falling again on reports that the Trump administration is considering a higher tax rate on Chinese imports, increasing the stakes in the economic powers' trade war.

Global stocks extend losses on China-US trade worries
Apple soars but energy, industrial stocks weigh on market
August 1st, 2018  5:16 PM

Apple leaps to its largest gain in 18 months after it announced strong sales and rising iPhone prices

Apple soars but energy, industrial stocks weigh on market
Fed keeps key rate unchanged while signaling future hikes
August 1st, 2018  4:15 PM

Federal Reserve keeps benchmark rate unchanged, signals gradual rate hikes ahead amid strong economy

Fed keeps key rate unchanged while signaling future hikes
India's central bank raises key lending rate to 6.5 percent
August 1st, 2018  6:14 AM

India's central bank has raised its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 6.5 percent, saying that global growth has become uneven and risks to the outlook have increased with rising trade tensions

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Fed expected to keep interest rates unchanged
August 1st, 2018  1:17 AM

Federal Reserve expected to keep rates unchanged but signal more rate hikes coming

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Tech stocks tumble again, pulling US indexes lower
July 30th, 2018  1:21 PM

Technology stocks continued to fall on Wall Street, extending losses from the end of last week

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Fed is set to leave rates alone as trade war raises anxiety
July 30th, 2018  12:08 PM

Fed is set to leave rates alone this week in the face of trade threats

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Trump officials predict sustained growth in the economy
July 30th, 2018  12:30 AM

Trump's top economic advisers forecast an economy that will continue to grow, an assessment few outside economists agree with

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European Central Bank says rates will remain low for months
July 26th, 2018  11:15 AM

The European Central Bank says interest rates will stay low well into next year, even though the U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to raise rates again.

European Central Bank says rates will remain low for months
The Latest: Europe's top banker encouraged by US trade talks
July 26th, 2018  8:54 AM

The head of the European Central Bank says the agreement struck between the European Union and the U.S. to defuse trade tensions is "a good sign."

The Latest: Europe's top banker encouraged by US trade talks
European Central Bank keeps its key interest rates, stimulus settings on hold
July 26th, 2018  7:49 AM

European Central Bank keeps its key interest rates, stimulus settings on hold

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Turkish central bank move raises questions over independence
July 24th, 2018  10:24 AM

Turkey's currency plunges amid growing questions over the central bank's ability to set policy without interference from the increasingly powerful office of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Asian stocks fall as trade tensions take center stage
July 23rd, 2018  12:31 AM

Asian stocks lower as trade tensions take center stage at G-20

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Treasury Secretary: Trump not threatening Fed's independence
July 21st, 2018  4:02 PM

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserve when he criticized its decision to raise interest rates

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