Government securities

FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. The president lashed out at Republican leaders in Congress, suggesting efforts to increase the country's borrowing limit to avoid an economic-rattling default on the nation's debt are "a mess!" (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
August 24, 2017 - 9:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fanning the flames of GOP discord, President Donald Trump accused Republican congressional leaders Thursday of botching efforts to avoid an unprecedented default on the national debt. "Could have been so easy-now a mess!" Trump tweeted. The president's sharp words underscored the...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 23, 2017 - 10:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks hit a wall on Wednesday and gave back some of their gains from a day earlier, when the Standard & Poor's 500 index had one of its best days of the year. The losses were broad, with stocks falling across nearly every industry, but they were not as deep as on the worst days...
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro addresses Constitutional Assembly members during a special session at the National Assembly building in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. Behind is the president of the new constitutional assembly, Delcy Rodriguez. The new constitutional assembly has declared itself as the superior body to all other governmental institutions, including the opposition-controlled congress. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 10, 2017 - 9:52 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said Thursday he wants a meeting with President Donald Trump — the same man he ridicules as a crass imperial magnate and blasts for U.S. sanctions against officials in his socialist administration. In a lengthy address to the 545 members of...
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August 10, 2017 - 6:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Credit Suisse has banned the trading and use of Venezuelan bonds, as the political and financial crisis in the South American country escalates. The bank will no longer trade, nor accept as collateral, two specific types of Venezuelan securities as well as any bonds the country...
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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 Wednesday, June 14, 2017, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks in Washington, to announce the Federal Open Market Committee decision on interest rates following a two-day meeting. On Wednesday, July 5, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases minutes from its June meeting, when it raised its key interest rate for the third time in six months. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
July 05, 2017 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is figuring out when to start unloading much of its $4.5 trillion in bond holdings — a major turning point for an economy still healing from the 2008 financial crisis. Some Fed officials want to announce the beginning of the process "within a couple of months...
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German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, speaks with from right, European Commissioner for Economy Pierre Moscovici, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, and French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire during a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Luxembourg on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Eurogroup finance ministers met on Thursday to review the bailout program for Greece. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 16, 2017 - 2:25 am
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Greece avoided another potential brush with bankruptcy after striking a deal with European creditors to tide it over for the rest of the year and gained assurances that its repayment burden will be eased when it finally can stand on its own after nearly a decade on financial life...
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German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, speaks with from right, European Commissioner for Economy Pierre Moscovici, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, and French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire during a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Luxembourg on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Eurogroup finance ministers met on Thursday to review the bailout program for Greece. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 15, 2017 - 6:42 pm
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Greece avoided another potential brush with bankruptcy after striking a deal Thursday with European creditors to tide it over for the rest of the year and gained assurances that its repayment burden will be eased when it finally can stand on its own after nearly a decade on...
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Demonstrators get ready to confront security forces during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Protests against Maduro's government have left dozens dead in the last two months. The opposition wants immediate presidential elections and the liberation of political prisoners.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
May 30, 2017 - 9:42 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela opposition leaders are decrying Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s purchase of bonds from the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro, who has been targeted by almost two months of protests. The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that the bank has bought $2.8...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2016, file photo, Ricardo Rossello, then the Puerto Rican gubernatorial candidate, speaks during a forum, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Gov. Rossello announced on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, a historic restructuring of a portion of the U.S. territory's $70 billion debt through courts after negotiations with bondholders failed. The announcement marks the biggest bankruptcy-type process ever for the U.S. municipal bond market. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File)
May 03, 2017 - 2:23 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor on Wednesday announced a historic restructuring of a portion of the U.S. territory's $73 billion debt through courts after negotiations with bondholders failed. The announcement marks the biggest bankruptcy-type process ever for the U.S. municipal...
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