Economy

Asian shares gain as Fed says it will hold off on rate hikes

Mar 21, 2019

Asian shares rebound after Fed says it will hold off on rate hikes

Costa Rica president wants free elections for Nicaragua

Mar 21, 2019

Costa Rican president Carlos Alvarado says Central America should not be satisfied until Nicaragua holds free elections and re-establishes a free press and democracy

New Fed forecast for 2019: Slower growth and zero rate hikes

Mar 21, 2019

Fed's new forecast for 2019: Slower economic growth and zero rate increases for borrowers

AP FACT CHECK: Trump attacks Russia probe as biased

Mar 21, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Seeking to discredit a highly anticipated report on the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump is attacking the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller by falsely claiming it was biased and conflicted

UN rights chief: US sanctions could deepen Venezuelan crisis

Mar 20, 2019

The United Nations' high commissioner for human rights worries recent U.S. sanctions aimed at toppling Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro could harm the nation's people

Federal Reserve foresees no interest rate hikes in 2019

Mar 20, 2019

Federal Reserve foresees no interest rate hikes in 2019

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Mar 20, 2019

Stocks got a brief bump from news that the Federal Reserve doesn't plan to raise rates this year, but still ended mostly lower Wednesday after those gains faded

Survey: Top CEOs report weaker economic outlook for 1Q

Mar 20, 2019

Top U.S. CEOs are reporting that their economic outlook weakened in the first 3 months of the year although it remains above its historical average

Markets Right Now: Fed news sends bond yields sharply lower

Mar 20, 2019

Stocks got a brief bump from news that the Federal Reserve doesn't plan to raise rates this year, but still ended mostly lower after those gains faded.

Shares in Germany's Bayer plunge on US weed killer ruling

Mar 20, 2019

Shares in chemicals manufacturer Bayer fall sharply after a U.S. jury finds weed killer Roundup was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer

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