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US adds solid 224,000 jobs; Fed rate cut may be less certain

Jul 5, 2019

US employers added robust 224,000 jobs in June, with unemployment rate rising slightly to 3.7%

Egypt hikes fuel prices by up to 22 %

Jul 5, 2019

Egypt has hiked up fuel and cooking gas prices again as part of austerity measures designed to overhaul the country's ailing economy

Asian stocks fall ahead of monthly employment data in US

Jul 5, 2019

Asian stock markets gain as investors wait for American employment data and details of U.S.-Chinese trade talks

Strongest earthquake in 20 years rattles Southern California

Jul 5, 2019

A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing damage in a town near the epicenter amid a swarm of aftershocks

Trump says he will tap economists for 2 key Fed vacancies

Jul 3, 2019

Trump says he plans to nominate Waller and Shelton for 2 Fed board vacancies

Forum: Don't expect cheap money to do it all

Jun 30, 2019

An international forum for central bankers is warning that the global economic recovery will need more than just support from the likes of the U.S. Federal Reserve to get past its current shaky stretch.

Man convicted of murdering his dad over cut in allowance

Jun 29, 2019

A man accused of killing his wealthy father for cutting his allowance has been convicted of murder, with a New York jury rejecting his insanity defense

Markets Right Now: Banks lead early gains for US stocks

Jun 28, 2019

Banks were leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve gave many of them permission to raise dividends and buy back more stock.

Up, down, back again: Funds deliver returns, vertigo

Jun 27, 2019

If you're brave or lazy enough to be a totally hands-off investor, congratulations, you've got a nice surprise coming

Montreal group supports idea of sharing Rays with Tampa Bay

Jun 26, 2019

The leader of a group working to bring baseball back to Montreal says the city is willing to support and share the Tampa Bay Rays

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