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Trader Edward Curran works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 20, 2017. U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower, led by losses in banks after Britain announced it will formally trigger the process of leaving the European Union. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 20, 2017 - 1:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. indexes are drifting mostly lower in early afternoon trading. Energy companies fell more than the rest of the market as crude oil prices dropped. Banks also moved lower. European markets fell after the British government said it will formally begin the process of leaving...
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Specialist Edward Loggie works at his post as a television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The Fed's key short-term rate is rising by a quarter-point to a still-low range of 0.75 percent to 1 percent. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 15, 2017 - 11:42 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank opted Thursday to keep its monetary policy steady, as the U.S. Federal Reserve tightens and European Central Bank edges in that direction. The Bank of Japan ended a policy meeting by keeping the minus 0.1 percent benchmark interest rate unchanged while working...
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March 09, 2017 - 8:49 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting and news conference (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The European Central Bank has sharply raised its inflation projection for this year, to 1.7 percent from 1.3 percent previously. The bank published new staff...
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March 09, 2017 - 8:45 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting and news conference (all times local): 2:45 p.m. European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says underlying inflationary pressures across the 19-country eurozone remain too weak for the bank to start the...
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen addresses the Executives' Club of Chicago, Friday, March 3, 2017, in Chicago. Yellen signaled that the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates later this month to reflect a strengthening job market and inflation edging toward the central bank's 2 percent target rate. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
March 03, 2017 - 6:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled Friday that the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates later this month to reflect a strengthening job market and inflation edging toward the central bank's 2 percent target. Yellen also said in a speech in Chicago that the Fed...
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen addresses the Executives' Club of Chicago, Friday, March 3, 2017, in Chicago. Yellen signaled that the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates later this month to reflect a strengthening job market and inflation edging toward the central bank's 2 percent target rate. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
March 03, 2017 - 6:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled Friday that the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates later this month to reflect a strengthening job market and inflation edging toward the central bank's 2 percent target. Yellen also said in a speech in Chicago that the Fed...
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March 03, 2017 - 1:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is signaling that the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates later this month to reflect a strengthening job market and inflation edging toward the central bank's 2 percent target rate. Yellen also says in a speech in Chicago that the Fed...
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March 03, 2017 - 6:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, several Federal Reserve officials have signaled in recent days that the Fed is ready to resume raising interest rates as soon as this month. The question is whether the official who matters most — Chair Janet Yellen — will add her own voice to that impression. When...
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The New York Stock Exchange is prepared for the IPO of Snap Inc., Thursday, March 2, 2017. The company behind the popular messaging app Snapchat is expected to start trading Thursday after a better-than-expected stock offering. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 02, 2017 - 5:01 pm
Banks and other financial companies led a slide in U.S. stocks Thursday, erasing some of the gains from a day earlier, when indexes soared to their latest record highs. Materials and industrials companies also fell sharply. Energy stocks declined along with the price of crude oil. Utilities and...
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A goose starts for a flight over the river Main with the buildings of the banking district in background in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday evening, Feb. 28, 2017.(AP Photo/Michael Probst)
March 02, 2017 - 5:00 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Inflation across the 19-country eurozone has moved above the European Central Bank's target for the first time in four years. Official figures Thursday from statistics agency Eurostat show consumer prices were 2 percent higher in the year through February. That was up from the 1.8...
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