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June 05, 2017 - 1:08 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The first of tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits will go to trial on Monday in Kansas against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its decision to introduce a genetically engineered corn seed variety to the U.S. market before China approved it for imports. The lawsuits...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2017 file photo, President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi attends a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany. The head of the European Central Bank says while the economy of the 19-nation eurozone is improving, it still needs substantial stimulus. At a parliamentary hearing Monday, May 29, 2017 in Brussels, Mario Draghi said "the economic upswing is becoming increasingly solid and continues to broaden across sectors and countries." (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
May 31, 2017 - 5:42 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Inflation across the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest level this year, official figures showed Wednesday, in a development that may temper speculation that the European Central Bank will soon consider easing up on its monetary stimulus. Eurostat, the EU's statistics...
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May 30, 2017 - 11:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans increased their spending in April at the fastest pace in four months, bolstered by a solid gain in incomes. The strong results underscored expectations that the economy is poised to rebound after a lackluster start to the year. Consumer spending rose 0.4 percent in April...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks were up slightly in early trading Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, as investors cheered a crop of strong company earnings. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 30, 2017 - 11:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Tuesday as energy companies once again slump with the price of oil and banks slide in tandem with bond yields and interest rates. Technology companies and consumer-focused companies continue to climb and Amazon.com briefly surpassed $1,000 a share for the first...
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FILE - This Thursday, April 27, 2017, file photo shows a sign promoting town homes for sale, in Charlotte, N.C. U.S. home prices climbed in March 2017 at the strongest rate in nearly three years as a dwindling supply of houses for sale is causing prices to significantly outpace income growth. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
May 30, 2017 - 9:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices climbed in March at the strongest rate in nearly three year as a dwindling supply of houses for sale is causing prices to significantly outpace income growth. The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index released Tuesday rose 5.9...
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People walk by an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank, in Hong Kong, Friday, May 26, 2017. Asian stock markets are mixed Friday as investors weighed Wall Street’s latest gains on strong earnings reports against the latest oil production cut that dragged down crude prices and commodity shares.(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
May 26, 2017 - 7:10 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets mostly weakened Friday as investors watched the G-7 summit of leaders and oil prices stabilized after falling sharply over a production cut deal. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 was down 0.7 percent to 5,301 and Germany's DAX lost 0.5 percent to 12,562...
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May 25, 2017 - 10:47 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's core consumer price index climbed to a two-year high in April of 0.3 percent, as costs for energy rose. Economists said the increase reported Friday was not likely to persist and that prices for imported consumer goods actually fell. Inflation has been positive in recent months...
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May 16, 2017 - 4:32 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Major retailers are taking aim at the most popular tuna brands in the U.S. — Chicken of the Sea, Bumble Bee and StarKist — saying they conspired to keep prices high for consumers. Criminal and civil court records updated this week show dozens of tuna executives are alleged to have...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a man walks to work on Wall Street, near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. The major U.S. stock indexes are down slightly in early trading, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, as losses in technology companies outweigh gains elsewhere. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 15, 2017 - 12:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A spurt in oil prices on Monday revived energy stocks, which have been among the year's worst performers, and helped push the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record high. The pace for markets around the world, though, remained sluggish. For weeks, markets have made only modest...
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In this Thursday, March 23, 2017, photo, a workman operates a loom while manufacturing composite parts for joints in aircrafts at Bally Ribbon Mills in Bally, Pa. On Thursday, May 11, 2017, the Labor Department reports on U.S. producer price inflation in April. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
May 11, 2017 - 9:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level jumped in April by the largest amount in three months, fueled by rising prices of food and energy. The Labor Department said Thursday that its producer price index, which measures inflation before it reaches the consumer, rose 0.5 percent in April...
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