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Gov. Jerry Brown is racing to convince state lawmakers to extend California's cap-and-trade program which puts a price on carbon emitted by polluters, including oil refineries like the Valero Benicia Refinery seen Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Benicia, Calif. The program has been closely watched around the world as a market-based way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but it expires in 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
July 12, 2017 - 10:10 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown is racing to persuade lawmakers to extend his state's signature program to confront climate change. The cap-and-trade program has been closely watched around the world as a market-based way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but it expires in...
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Women walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Asian markets were mostly weaker on Wednesday as investors waited for cues from the Federal Reserve chair due to speak before Congress later in the day for clues about outlook of the U.S. monetary policy. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
July 12, 2017 - 10:08 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Shares rose in Asia early Thursday following a broad rally on Wall Street that nudged the Dow Jones industrial average to a new high after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told Congress the central bank may slow the pace of its interest rate increases if inflation remains below its...
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Gov. Jerry Brown is racing to convince state lawmakers to extend California's cap-and-trade program which puts a price on carbon emitted by polluters, including oil refineries like the Valero Benicia Refinery seen Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Benicia, Calif. The program has been closely watched around the world as a market-based way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but it expires in 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
July 12, 2017 - 6:48 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown is racing to persuade lawmakers to extend his state's signature program to confront climate change. The cap-and-trade program has been closely watched around the world as a market-based way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but it expires in...
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In this Thursday, June 15, 2017, photo, a construction worker continues work on a condominium project in Coral Gables, Fla. On Friday, July 7, 2017, the Labor Department will release the U.S. jobs report for June. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
July 07, 2017 - 6:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight years after the Great Recession ended, the economy is steadily churning out jobs, and the unemployment rate is at a 16-year low. Yet for most Americans, a key measure of economic health — pay growth — still lags behind pre-recession norms. That isn't likely to change Friday...
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July 06, 2017 - 4:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight years after the Great Recession ended, the economy is steadily churning out jobs, and the unemployment rate is at a 16-year low. Yet for most Americans, a key measure of economic health — pay growth — still lags behind pre-recession norms. That isn't likely to change Friday...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 8, 2015, file photo, a statue of George Washington stands at Federal Hall near the flag-covered pillars of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global shares are mostly higher in Europe, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, after Asia reversed early losses spurred by concern over North Korea's launch of a long-range missile on Tuesday. Trading was subdued after the U.S. Independence Day holiday and ahead of the summit of the Group of 20 industrial nations later in the week. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
July 05, 2017 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were mixed Wednesday as energy companies skidded along with oil prices, but technology stocks rose and reversed a portion of their recent losses. After O'Reilly Automotive reported weak sales growth in the second quarter, the three biggest losers on the Standard...
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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 Chancellor Angela Merkel shows sympathy for injured German economy minister Brigitte Zypries when arriving for the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop)
July 05, 2017 - 5:18 am
LONDON (AP) — Economic growth across the 19-country eurozone was even higher than previously thought during June, according to a closely watched survey Wednesday, in yet more evidence of momentum in the single currency bloc. Financial information firm IHS Markit said its main purchasing managers'...
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June 29, 2017 - 10:44 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's factory output rose in May from a year earlier and the number of jobs per job seekers climbed to a 43-year high, reflecting labor shortages as the economy gains momentum thanks to stronger exports to the rest of Asia. The 6.8 percent year-on-year increase in factory output...
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June 29, 2017 - 11:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday praised a pending sugar deal with Mexico that clears the way for broader talks on rewriting the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump tweeted that the pact was "a very good one for both Mexico and the U.S. Had no deal for many years which...
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