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A currency trader talks on the phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 18, 2018. Asian stock markets trade marginally higher as U.S. and Chinese officials are holding a new round of talks to avert a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 18, 2018 - 7:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed on Friday as U.S. and Chinese officials held a new round of talks seeking to avert a trade war between the world's two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.2 percent to 7,773 a day after closing at a record high, while...
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An elderly man passes by homeless men in Athens, Monday, April 23, 2018. Greece has beaten its bailout budget targets for a third successive year and eased its massive debt burden by a fraction as the country prepares to exit its international rescue program in four months. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
April 23, 2018 - 9:20 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has beaten its budget targets for a third year and trimmed its massive debt burden, according to data released Monday. But the economy has not yet grown back to its level of 2014, before its last recession. As the country prepares to exit its international bailout...
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April 19, 2018 - 8:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize the proceeds arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders, two U.S. Treasury officials said Thursday. The decision came at a Washington...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, a copy of the $1.3 trillion spending bill is stacked on a table in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington. A new analysis says President Donald Trump's tax cuts and last month's big spending bill will send the federal deficit toward $1 trillion. The Congressional Budget Office says tax and spending bills will push the deficit to $804 billion this year and nearly $1 trillion for 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 09, 2018 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The combined effect of President Donald Trump's tax cuts and last month's budget-busting spending bill is sending the government's budget deficit toward the $1 trillion mark next year, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office. The CBO report says the twin tax...
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Specialist Jason Hardzewicz works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 22, 2018. Stocks are falling sharply and bond prices are climbing after the Trump administration moved to place tariffs on some goods imported from China and restrict Chinese investment. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 22, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks plunged, sending the Dow Jones industrials down more than 700 points, as investors feared that trade tensions will spike between the U.S. and China. The Trump administration announced trade sanctions...
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In this March 7, 2018 photo, Gabriel Jimenez poses for a portrait at his office in Caracas, Venezuela. Jimenez is the chief strategist of Venezuela’s government-backed cryptocurrency. He is also a former U.S. congressional intern who organized protests against the same administration he’s now helping to circumvent U.S. financial sanctions. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
March 19, 2018 - 5:42 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A chief strategist of Venezuela's government-backed cryptocurrency is a former U.S. congressional intern who once organized protests against the same socialist administration he's now helping to circumvent U.S. financial sanctions. Gabriel Jimenez, 27, was catapulted to...
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FILE - This Oct. 8, 2014, file photo shows a Wall Street address carved in the side of a building, in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, March 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 09, 2018 - 9:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks and bond yields rose in early trading on Wall Street after the government reported a surprisingly big increase in hiring last month. The Labor Department reported early Friday that U.S. employers...
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In this Oct. 10, 2017 photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. The Supreme Court says immigrants the government has detained and is considering deporting aren't entitled by law to a bond hearing after six months in detention and then every six months if they continue to be held. The justices on Tuesday overturned a decision of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which had said the immigrants were entitled to hearings. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2018 - 5:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that immigrants the government has detained and is considering deporting aren't entitled by law to periodic hearings on whether they should be released on bond. The case the justices ruled in is a class-action lawsuit brought by immigrants who...
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February 26, 2018 - 6:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels in nine years. The Treasury Department auctioned $51 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 1.645 percent, up from 1.630 percent last week. Another $45 billion in six-month...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, Martin Shkreli is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York. "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is due back in court for a hearing about whether he should forfeit millions of dollars in assets including a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album as part of his conviction in a securities fraud scheme. The hearing is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in federal court in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 23, 2018 - 1:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Martin Shkreli's court appearance Friday (all times local): 1 p.m. The federal government says "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli (SHKREL'-ee) is on the hook for more than $7 million for his securities fraud conviction. Shkreli appeared in a New York court on Friday for the...
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