Economic stimulus

FILE - In this June 16, 2017, file photo, Indians buy dry fruits from a roadside vendor at a market in New Delhi, India. Three years later Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power, India's economic prospects are looking decidedly more grim. India's economic expansion has slowed to its lowest level in three years. Small businesses are struggling, or even shutting down, after a major overhaul to both the country's currency and sales tax system. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File)
September 28, 2017 - 10:37 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power on a euphoric wave of promises to boost India's economy, add millions of jobs and bring "good times" to the developing nation. Three years later, India's economic prospects look decidedly grimmer. India's economic expansion has slowed to...
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Two women rest while sitting outside of an empty bar terrace at Plaza de la Constitucion square, in Vitoria, northern Spain, Monday, Sept 4., 2017. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
September 07, 2017 - 6:27 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Markets are waiting to see whether European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will try to talk the euro down as he discusses the future of stimulus for the 19-country eurozone economy. Draghi is slated to hold a news conference after Thursday's meeting of the bank's 25-...
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In this Sept. 1, 2017 photo the sun sets behind the bank skyscrapers in Frankfurt, Germany. Weather forecasts predict changeable weather for Germany, during the next few days. ( Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa via AP)
September 04, 2017 - 9:18 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A strengthening euro is complicating the European Central Bank's efforts to scale back and then exit from its monetary stimulus efforts. For weeks, financial investors had been expecting the bank and its president, Mario Draghi, to give some signal after their policy...
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FILE - A Thursday, March 9, 2017, file photo of President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi in Frankfurt, Germany. The eurozone economy is on course for another solid quarter of economic growth, a closely watched survey indicated Wednesday ahead of a keenly awaited speech from the European Central Bank's chief Friday. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
August 23, 2017 - 9:07 am
LONDON (AP) — The eurozone economy is on course for another solid quarter of economic growth, a closely watched survey indicated Wednesday ahead of a keenly awaited speech from the European Central Bank's chief. In the run-up to Friday's big speech from ECB President Mario Draghi at Jackson Hole,...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, as upbeat U.S. jobs data from a week earlier and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 21, 2017 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are down Friday as industrial companies slide. General Electric slumped after the company issued a weak forecast. Most other industries are also lower, including technology companies, which have soared during a 10-day winning streak. European stocks fell and European...
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FILE- In this Thursday, April 21, 2016 file photo president of European Central Bank, ECB, Mario Draghi speaks during a news conference after a meeting of the governing council in Frankfurt, Germany. Draghi said Tuesday, June 27, 2017 the bank's stimulus efforts need to be "persistent" even as the economy recovers and that any scaling back of support will come gradually.. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
June 27, 2017 - 7:32 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the bank's stimulus efforts are still needed even as the economy gathers speed and that any scaling back will come gradually. Draghi's said in a speech Tuesday at an ECB conference in Sintra, Portugal, that "a considerable...
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June 27, 2017 - 5:39 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the bank's stimulus efforts need to be "persistent" even as the economy recovers and that any scaling back of support will come gradually. Draghi's said in a speech Tuesday at an ECB conference in Sintra, Portugal, that "there...
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Vice President Mike Pence greets U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, left, before speaking at her annual fundraiser, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Boone, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 03, 2017 - 6:25 pm
BOONE, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Iowa for Sen. Joni Ernst's fundraiser (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence is reassuring Iowa conservatives that President Donald Trump will deliver on his campaign promises to boost the economy. Some of the...
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May 29, 2017 - 10:08 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank says while the economy of the 19-nation eurozone is improving, it still needs substantial stimulus. At a parliamentary hearing Monday in Brussels, Mario Draghi said "the economic upswing is becoming increasingly solid and continues to broaden...
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French President-elect Emmanuel Macron, left, and outgoing President Francois Hollande, attend a ceremony to mark the end of World War II at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, Monday, May 8, 2017. Macron defeated far-right leader Marine Le Pen handily in Sunday's presidential vote, and now must pull together a majority for his year-old political movement by mid-June legislative elections. (Philippe Wojazer, Pool via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 8:25 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is "very happy" that Emmanuel Macron has won the presidential election in France. Speaking at a party event Monday in Berlin, Merkel said Macron bears the hopes of many...
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