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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Asian shares have opened lower and are tracking the overnight plunge on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 1,000 points as a weeklong market swoon continued. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
February 08, 2018 - 10:32 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's stock market benchmark plunged 5.5 percent on Friday and other Asian markets were off sharply after the Dow Jones industrials on Wall Street plummeted more than 1,000 points, deepening a week-long sell-off. Asian markets followed Wall Street down after the Dow entered "...
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Trader Robert Charmak, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 08, 2018 - 10:12 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's stock market benchmark has plunged 5.5 percent and other Asian markets are off sharply after the Dow Jones industrials on Wall Street plummeted more than 1,000 points. Asian markets on Friday followed Wall Street down as fearful U.S. investors pulled out of the market,...
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February 08, 2018 - 9:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will propose lowering prescription drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries by allowing them to share in rebates that drug companies pay to insurers and middlemen, an administration official said Thursday. A senior administration official outlined the plan on...
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In this image from video from Senate Television, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks on the floor of the Senate Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Senate TV via AP)
February 08, 2018 - 8:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a midnight government shutdown creeping closer, both Republicans and Democrats grappled with internal party divisions as they tried to push through a massive budget deal Thursday night. Frustrations mounted — and the risk of a shutdown increased — as GOP Sen. Rand Paul held...
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In this image from video from Senate Television, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks on the floor of the Senate Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Senate TV via AP)
February 08, 2018 - 7:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a midnight government shutdown creeping closer, both Republicans and Democrats grappled with internal party divisions in advance of hoped-for showdown votes Thursday night on a massive budget deal. Frustrations mounted as GOP Sen. Rand Paul held up voting on the broad measure...
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February 08, 2018 - 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The congressional budget deal would shift a bigger share of Medicare's medication costs to drug companies, a change that could help limit future increases in beneficiaries' premiums for prescription coverage. Changes to Medicare's popular "Part D" prescription plan headline a long...
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Trader Robert Charmak, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 08, 2018 - 6:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrials plunged more than 1,000 points for the second time this week as a sell-off in the stock market deepened. The weeklong rout marks a stark turnabout in investors' mood from just two weeks ago, when indexes set their latest record highs. The Dow and the...
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February 08, 2018 - 6:03 pm
Another steep sell-off in U.S. stocks sent the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 1,000 points Thursday for the second time in four days. The Dow's plunge was the second-biggest ever in terms of points, while on a percentage basis, Monday's drop was the largest since August 2011, according...
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February 08, 2018 - 5:34 pm
Here are the government's rankings of the leading U.S. airlines and their on-time performance for December. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives no more than 14 minutes behind schedule. 1. United Airlines, 84.6 percent 2. Delta Air Lines 83.5 percent 3. Alaska Airlines,...
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Trader Michael Milano, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as losses from the previous day continue. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 08, 2018 - 5:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market's steep decline the past week has pushed the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index into what is known as "correction" territory. Here are some common questions asked about corrections and what they mean to average investors: ___ WHAT...
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