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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks during the central Bank's quarterly Inflation Report press conference at the Bank of England in the City of London on Thursday May 11, 2017. The Bank of England on Thursday held its main interest rate at a record low 0.25 percent and slightly downgraded its growth forecast for 2017 as Brexit uncertainties hit consumption. (Adrian Dennis/Pool via AP)
May 11, 2017 - 8:35 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England says a rise in inflation driven by the market turmoil over Brexit is starting to hurt consumers, weakening growth and pushing the central bank to keep its interest rates at record lows. The bank on Thursday kept its main interest rate at 0.25 percent as it noted...
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Trader Peter Costa, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. U.S. stock indexes are mostly lower Wednesday morning following weak first-quarter reports from consumer-focused companies including Priceline and Disney. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 10, 2017 - 3:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Wednesday afternoon as energy companies are rallying with the price of oil and technology companies move higher. Consumer-focused companies are down following weak first-quarter reports from Priceline and Disney and health care companies are slipping. KEEPING...
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FILE - This Wednesday, May 11, 2016, file photo, shows an area of the grounds at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. The Playboy Mansion was among the priciest homes to sell in 2016. Global luxury home sales cooled off in 2016 for the second year in a row, even as a record number of homes sold for more than $100 million, a new report shows. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 10:36 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Global luxury home sales cooled off in 2016 for the second consecutive year, even with a record number of homes selling for more than $100 million. A report released Wednesday by Christie's International Real Estate shows that sales of homes priced at $1 million or more edged up...
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A woman carries bags as she leaves the Athens's central fish market as workers take a break, in Athens, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Greece has been surviving on bailout loans since 2010 in return for harsh spending cuts and tax increases that have put nearly a quarter of the workforce out of work and seen more than a third of the population living or at risk of poverty. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
May 10, 2017 - 8:12 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank says that risks to the strengthening economy of the 19-country eurozone have fallen — but insists it's too early to declare victory and start withdrawing stimulus measures. Mario Draghi said in remarks delivered Wednesday in the Dutch...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Asian stocks markets logged moderate gains on Wednesday after Wall Street closed mixed as investors assessed implications of political events around the world. Weaker than expected Chinese inflation data underscored concern that the economy is losing steam. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 10, 2017 - 4:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Share benchmarks are lower in early European trading after a mixed day in Asia following news that President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Weaker than expected Chinese inflation data added to concern that the economy is losing steam. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2017 file photo, Soila Solano prepares to inject herself with insulin at her home in Las Vegas. Solano was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes six years ago. State Sen. Yvanna Cancela, a Las Vegas Democrat, and backers of a proposal to control insulin prices on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, withdrew a key provision of the bill that would have made the state the first in the U.S. to mandate drugmakers refund diabetics or their insurance companies when the price of insulin rises more than inflation. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 02, 2017 - 10:54 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada state lawmaker and backers of a proposal to control insulin prices on Tuesday withdrew a key provision of the bill that would have made the state the first in the U.S. to mandate drugmakers refund diabetics or their insurance companies when the price of insulin...
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May 02, 2017 - 9:10 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada state lawmaker and backers of a proposal to control insulin prices on Tuesday withdrew a key provision of the bill that would have made the state the first in the U.S. to mandate drugmakers refund diabetics or their insurance companies when the price of insulin...
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In this Monday, May 1, 2017 photo, International Monetary Fund Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Jihad Azour, center, meets with his colleagues at the Dubai International Financial Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The IMF said in updated regional IMF outlook published Tuesday, said oil exporting countries in the Middle East continue to have the world's largest energy subsidy bill and said additional reforms are still needed to curb government spending. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
May 02, 2017 - 4:19 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday oil exporting countries in the Middle East continue to have the world's largest energy subsidy bill and that additional reforms are still needed to curb government spending. In its updated regional outlook report,...
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In this April 18, 2017, photo, Soila Solano prepares to inject herself with insulin at her home in Las Vegas. Solano was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes six years ago. Casino owners and their employees’ unions are attempting to rein in soaring prescription drug prices in an attempt to control their own medical insurance costs. They and Democratic lawmakers backing the bill also hope it would cap what diabetics pay out of their own pockets for insulin. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 01, 2017 - 12:53 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Aiming to rein in soaring prescription drug prices, an unlikely Nevada coalition is trying to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose how they set insulin prices — and issue refunds to diabetics or their insurance companies if annual price hikes surpass inflation. Las...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, April 28, 2017. Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday amid jitters over North Korea and conflicting signals from President Donald Trump about U.S. trade policy. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
April 28, 2017 - 8:28 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were subdued Friday amid renewed jitters over North Korea and conflicting signals from President Donald Trump about U.S. trade policy. In Europe, economic indicators showed a slowdown in Britain but a rise in eurozone inflation to healthier levels. KEEPING SCORE...
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