Government securities

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, the Social Security Administration's main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. Medicare’s financial problems have gotten worse, and Social Security’s can’t be ignored forever. The government’s annual assessment is a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class. The report from program trustees says Medicare will become insolvent in 2026, three years earlier than previously forecast. The report says Social Security will become insolvent in 2034, no change from the projection last year.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
June 06, 2018 - 1:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare will run out of money sooner than expected, and Social Security's financial problems can't be ignored either, the government said Tuesday in a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class. The report from program trustees says Medicare will become insolvent in...
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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, April 23, 2018. U.S. stocks are mixed Monday morning as health care and industrial companies make gains and energy companies slip with oil prices. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 23, 2018 - 12:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Monday with health care and technology companies and retailers leading the way. Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note is getting close to 3 percent, a milestone it hasn't reached since January 2014. Aluminum producers are...
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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 - 9:14 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece as beaten its budget targets for a third year and trimmed its massive debt burden, according to data released Monday. But economic growth was just short of matching the 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 - 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The combined effect of President Donald Trump's tax cuts and last month's budget-busting spending bill is sending the federal deficit toward the $1 trillion mark next year, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office. The CBO report says the nation's $21...
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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 - 3:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Stocks are plunging, sending the Dow Jones industrials down 700 points, as investors fear that trade tensions will spike between the U.S. and China. The Trump administration announced trade sanctions...
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In this July 9, 2015, photo, a woman walks out of the China Securities Regulatory Commission at the Financial Street in Beijing. Chinese securities regulators have imposed a record $870 million fine on a company that manipulated share prices in the latest scandal to roil the country's markets. Regulators said on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 the company in the southeastern city of Xiamen used 300 trading accounts to manipulate prices of shares in smaller banks and other companies. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
March 14, 2018 - 1:44 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's securities regulator said Wednesday it fined a company a record 5.5 billion yuan ($870 million) for manipulating share prices in the latest scandal to roil the country's turbulent markets. Xiamen Beibadao Group made a 945 million yuan ($150 million) profit by using 300...
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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 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising sharply Friday following strong jobs figures, while investor concerns about inflation eased as wage growth slowed down slightly. Technology companies are climbing and banks are rising in tandem with interest rates. Industrial companies are rallying as well...
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March 09, 2018 - 6:49 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say they will hold an auction of 12-month treasury bills next week, the country's latest step toward its ambition of regaining full access to international bond markets later this year. Greece lost market access in 2010 but has maintained a link to markets...
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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 - 3:34 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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