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Global stocks tumble on growing concern about China virus

BEIJING (AP) - Global stock and oil prices tumbled Tuesday as concern about the impact of a Chinese disease outbreak increased and a rating...

Asian stocks tumble on growing concern about China virus

BEIJING (AP) - Asian stock markets tumbled Tuesday as concern about the economic impact of a Chinese disease outbreak rose.Japan's central bank left its...

IMF: Low rates and reduced trade tension to aid world growth

WASHINGTON (AP) - Low interest rates and reduced trade tensions will likely buoy the global economy over the next two years and help nurture...

Global stocks rise on optimism about US-China deal

TOKYO (AP) - Global shares rose Thursday on optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal and the Chinese government's efforts to boost its economy....

Global stocks rise on optimism about US-China deal

TOKYO (AP) - Global shares rose Thursday on optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal and the Chinese government's efforts to boost its economy....

European Central Bank keeps rates low as Lagarde takes helm

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The European Central Bank left its key interest rate benchmarks and stimulus programs unchanged on Thursday, when it held its...

Fed leaves low rates alone and sees no moves in near...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Chairman Jerome Powell made clear Wednesday that the Federal Reserve is prepared to keep its benchmark interest rate very low through...

US gains a robust 266,000 jobs; unemployment falls to 3.5%

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hiring in the United States jumped last month to its highest level since January as U.S. employers shrugged off trade conflicts...

Lebanese central bank slashes interest rates amid crisis

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon’s central bank on Wednesday dramatically lowered interest rates on dollar and Lebanese pound deposits and loans - the latest measure...

Trump to tariff steel and aluminum from Argentina and Brazil

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Monday accused Argentina and Brazil of hurting American farmers through currency manipulation and said he’ll slap tariffs...