Financial crisis

April 27, 2017 - 6:03 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Further evidence emerged Thursday that the economy in the 19-country eurozone has moved up a gear or two in the early months of the year. However, with uncertainties remaining over the outcome of the French presidential election and inflation still low, the European...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 22, 2016, file photo, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, speaks to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Lew testified before the committee's hearing on the state of international finance. Emboldened by a business-friendly president, Republicans in Congress are moving to unwind the Dodd-Frank law, the stricter regulations that took effect after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession. The sweeping legislation rolled out by Hensarling, a Texas Republican who is Dodd-Frank's fiercest foe and heads the House Financial Services Committee, could dismantle the financial law. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
April 25, 2017 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Emboldened by a business-friendly president, Republicans in Congress are moving to unwind the stricter regulations that took effect after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession. A House committee takes up legislation Wednesday that would defang the tighter rules. While...
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech during the "Ancient Civilizations Forum" (ACForum) at Zappeio Conference Hall in Athens, Monday, April 24, 2017. Foreign Ministers and top officials from various countries attended the forum being held in the Greek capital. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
April 25, 2017 - 6:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Following years of strict budget restraint, particularly in Greece, the level of government borrowing across the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest level since before the most acute phase of the global financial crisis, official figures showed Tuesday. According to...
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April 25, 2017 - 6:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Following years of strict budget restraint, particularly in Greece, the level of government borrowing across the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest level since before the most acute phase of the global financial crisis, official figures showed Tuesday. According to...
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April 25, 2017 - 5:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Following years of often strict budget austerity, the level of government borrowing in the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest level since early 2008. Official figures Tuesday show the deficit in the eurozone was at 1.4 percent of annual gross domestic product in the fourth...
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April 24, 2017 - 4:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — MetLife is asking a federal appeals court to put on hold a ruling on whether the government can tag the insurance giant as a potential threat to the financial system. The insurer says in a court filing that the case should be halted pending a government report requested by...
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April 20, 2017 - 8:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is continuing to target a law meant to stop banks from growing "too big to fail." The president will travel to the Treasury Department Friday to sign three measures. One memorandum will order the treasury secretary to review a component of the 2010 Dodd-...
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FILE - In this Saturday, April 16, 2016, file photo, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a news conference after the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) conference at the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington. A resilient China, rising commodity prices and sturdy financial markets are offering a sunnier outlook for the global economy and helping dispel the gloom that has lingered since the Great Recession ended, according to the IMF, which predicts that the world economy will grow 3.5 percent in 2017, up from 3.1 percent in 2016. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
April 18, 2017 - 12:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A resilient China, rising commodity prices and sturdy financial markets are offering a sunnier outlook for the global economy and helping dispel the gloom that has lingered since the Great Recession ended. That's the picture sketched Tuesday by the International Monetary Fund,...
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FILE - In this Saturday, April 16, 2016, file photo, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a news conference after the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) conference at the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington. A resilient China, rising commodity prices and sturdy financial markets are offering a sunnier outlook for the global economy and helping dispel the gloom that has lingered since the Great Recession ended, according to the IMF, which predicts that the world economy will grow 3.5 percent in 2017, up from 3.1 percent in 2016. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
April 18, 2017 - 10:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A resilient China, rising commodity prices and sturdy financial markets are offering a sunnier outlook for the global economy and helping dispel the gloom that has lingered since the Great Recession ended. That's the picture sketched Tuesday by the International Monetary Fund,...
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April 18, 2017 - 6:46 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A privately owned Dubai satellite television channel is shutting down amid an economic slowdown caused by low oil prices. Staff at the English-language channel City7 said Tuesday they were in the process of shutting down. They spoke on condition of anonymity as...
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