Government securities

May 03, 2017 - 12:45 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 $70 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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People carry a large Puerto Rican flag as they protest looming austerity measures amid an economic crisis and demand an audit on the island's debt to identify those responsible, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday, May 1, 2017. Puerto Rico is preparing to cut public employee benefits, increase tax revenue, hike water rates and privatize government operations, among other things. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)
May 02, 2017 - 9:57 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Bondholders filed to sue Puerto Rico on Tuesday in the first legal challenges to hit the U.S. territory after a freeze on litigation that protected it from lawsuits expired amid a deep economic crisis. A group representing those who bought a portion of the $16 billion...
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May 02, 2017 - 9:00 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Bondholders filed to sue Puerto Rico on Tuesday in the first legal challenge that hit the U.S. territory after a freeze on litigation that protected it from lawsuits expired amid a deep economic crisis. A group representing those who bought a portion of the $16 billion...
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May 02, 2017 - 7:16 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Bondholders filed to sue Puerto Rico Tuesday in the first legal challenge that hit the U.S. territory after a freeze on litigation that protected it from lawsuits expired amid a deep economic crisis. A group representing those who bought $16 billion worth of bonds...
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May 02, 2017 - 6:35 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Bondholders are taking action against Puerto Rico after a freeze on litigation that protected the U.S. territory from lawsuits expired amid an economic crisis. A group representing those who bought bonds backed by Puerto Rico's sales tax on filed a lawsuit Tuesday,...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as health care companies including Biogen and Celgene rise, but airlines continue to take steep losses as investors worry about rising costs and the possibility of falling fares. The dollar is weakening further as the U.S. currency remains at three-year lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 24, 2017 - 4:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Vive le rally. U.S. stocks joined a worldwide surge higher Monday after the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes Sunday, and many investors expect him to win...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks fell Tuesday, April 18, 2017, amid concerns about the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, France's upcoming presidential election, and Britain's surprise decision to hold a general election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 18, 2017 - 2:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Tuesday as weak first-quarter reports from Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs frustrate investors who hope that company earnings are on the rise. Health care companies are down the most, followed by banks. After the British government called for a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks fell Tuesday, April 18, 2017, amid concerns about the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, France's upcoming presidential election, and Britain's surprise decision to hold a general election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 18, 2017 - 1:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after their biggest gain in six weeks, U.S. stocks are falling hard Tuesday. Johnson & Johnson and Cardinal Health are leading health care companies lower and weak trading results from Goldman Sachs are dragging down bank stocks. After the British government called for a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks fell Tuesday, April 18, 2017, amid concerns about the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, France's upcoming presidential election, and Britain's surprise decision to hold a general election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 18, 2017 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Tuesday as Johnson & Johnson and Cardinal Health lead health care companies lower and weak trading results from Goldman Sachs drag down bank stocks. Stock indexes in Europe are tumbling after the British government called for a surprise early election...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks fell Tuesday, April 18, 2017, amid concerns about the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, France's upcoming presidential election, and Britain's surprise decision to hold a general election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 18, 2017 - 10:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are in decline Tuesday morning as Johnson & Johnson and Cardinal Health lead health care companies lower and weak trading results from Goldman Sachs drag down bank stocks. Stock indexes in Europe are tumbling after the British government called for a surprise early...
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