Economy

Reports: UK preparing to increase 'Brexit bill' offer

Nov 21, 2017

British media reports say the U.K. is planning to offer more money to settle its "Brexit bill" with the European Union _ but only if the EU agrees to start discussing a future free-trade deal

Asian shares advance as Wall Street regains ground

Nov 21, 2017

Shares higher in Asia after Wall Street regains lost ground

Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

Nov 20, 2017

Janet Yellen announces she will leave Federal Reserve board after Powell becomes chairman

How major US stock indexes fared on Monday

Nov 20, 2017

US stocks rose Monday as a mix of smaller, US-focused companies, technology firms and banks all advanced

Markets Right Now: Banks, tech stocks lead indexes higher

Nov 20, 2017

Stocks closed modestly higher, led by gains in banks and technology companies.

Amazon goes into the holidays with magnified store presence

Nov 20, 2017

Amazon goes into the holiday season with a magnified brick-and-mortar presence

Germany faces uncertainty after coalition talks break down

Nov 20, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is "very skeptical" about leading a minority government if no coalition can be formed to run Europe's biggest economy, thinks a new election would be a better solution

US hits Iran firms with sanctions for counterfeit Yemen cash

Nov 20, 2017

The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on six Iranian men and companies for counterfeiting Yemeni currency as a part of a scheme by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to destabilize the country

Jury selection in Iran sanctions case postponed for 1 week

Nov 20, 2017

Jury selection is postponed in a trial surrounding a conspiracy to help Iran evade economic sanctions without the star defendant, an international gold trader

Europe's top banker expects job gains to give wages a boost

Nov 20, 2017

Europe's top central banker says he expects the improving labor market to eventually push up wages and inflation towards target

Weather, 20 December
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