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Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key ex-officials

Jul 18, 2018

Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key officials who were at center of previous one

Asian stocks rise as solid US performance lifts spirits

Jul 18, 2018

Asian stocks rise as Fed comments, solid US performance lifts spirits

Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming

Jul 17, 2018

Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming at gradual pace

Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

Jul 17, 2018

The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand.

UnitedHealth posts big profit jump but sees room to improve

Jul 17, 2018

UnitedHealth Group beat second-quarter earnings expectations and hiked its 2018 forecast again, but shares slid Tuesday as Wall Street dissected a performance that even company leaders view as falling short of the health insurer's potential.

The Latest: Senators press Fed chairman on trade threats

Jul 17, 2018

The Latest: Powell says trade uncertainty prompting businesses to scale back investment plans

Goldman's Blankfein to retire as CEO, Solomon to take over

Jul 17, 2018

Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein to retire, to be replaced by David Solomon

World markets turn lower ahead of comments by Fed chair

Jul 17, 2018

World stock markets are mostly lower as investors looked ahead to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony to Congress for clues on U.S. interest rates.

IMF: World economy likely to grow 3.9 percent this year

Jul 16, 2018

IMF keeps global growth forecast at 3.9 percent this year despite worries about trade tensions

Financial forum: Virtual currencies need close monitoring

Jul 16, 2018

An international forum on financial regulation say virtual currencies such as Bitcoin do not now pose a threat to global stability but cautions that "vigilant monitoring" is needed in light of a rapidly changing market

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