Financial Markets

China, Japan stocks lower on Christmas

Dec 25, 2019

Chinese and Japanese stocks have declined on Christmas Day while most other Asian markets are closed

Stocks rise on Wall Street as rally stretches to fourth day

Dec 16, 2019

US stocks are rallying Monday, rising along with European and several Asian markets after China reported surprisingly strong signs of life

Financial Crisis

Draghi stepped in during euro's darkest hour

Oct 28, 2019

Mario Draghi is widely credited with rescuing one of the Europe Union's most precious projects _ its 20-year-old single currency _ from disaster with a well-timed phrase and actions to back up his words

Lebanese president vows reforms as protests engulf country

Oct 24, 2019

Lebanese president vows reforms as protests engulf country

Lebanon's government scrambles to respond to mass protests

Oct 21, 2019

Protesters have closed major roads around Lebanon ahead of a Cabinet meeting that is scheduled to discuss a rescue plan for the country's crumbling economy

Financial Planning

AP-NORC Poll: Many feeling vulnerable despite economic gains

Jul 9, 2019

AP-NORC Poll: Many satisfied with their personal finances yet feel financially vulnerable

For Gaza grooms, crippling debt overshadows marital bliss

May 23, 2019

Hundreds of young Gaza men struggle with crippling debt after taking loans to pay for their weddings

Liz Weston: The life-changing magic of working a bit longer

May 13, 2019

Delaying Social Security benefits even a few months can have a positive impact on your standard of living in retirement

Financial Performance

15 killed, 66 hurt after plane crashes in Kazakhstan

Dec 27, 2019

A Kazakhstan plane with 98 people aboard has crashed shortly after takeoff early Friday, killing at least 15 people

PG&E, California governor face off in bankruptcy dispute

Dec 16, 2019

Pacific Gas & Electric will have to quickly overhaul a complex plan to address more than $50 billion in wildfire claims to get California Gov. Gavin Newsom's support

JPMorgan Chase 3Q profits up 8% but loan growth slows

Oct 15, 2019

JPMorgan Chase 3Q profits rise by 8% from a year earlier, beating analysts' expectations, helped partly by higher interest rates

Financial Services

Draghi stepped in during euro's darkest hour

Oct 28, 2019

Mario Draghi is widely credited with rescuing one of the Europe Union's most precious projects _ its 20-year-old single currency _ from disaster with a well-timed phrase and actions to back up his words

The Latest: Draghi says his legacy not dented by criticism

Oct 24, 2019

As he winds up his eight-year term, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says his legacy isn't dented by the unusual public criticism by some ECB officials of a key part the bank's last stimulus package

Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny

Oct 23, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is appearing before Congress to defend the tech giant's global ambitions as scrutiny tightens over its massive market power, privacy lapses and tolerance of speech deemed false or hateful

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