Central bank interest rates

Trader Meric Greenbaum is framed by his monitors as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 22, 2018. Stocks plunged, sending the Dow Jones industrials down more than 700 points, as investors feared that trade tensions will spike between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 22, 2018 - 8:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plunged Thursday after the Trump administration slapped sanctions on goods and investment from China. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped more than 700 points as investors feared that trade tensions between the world's largest economies would escalate. The planned...
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Specialist Jason Hardzewicz works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 22, 2018. Stocks are falling sharply and bond prices are climbing after the Trump administration moved to place tariffs on some goods imported from China and restrict Chinese investment. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 22, 2018 - 2:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are falling sharply and bond prices are climbing after the Trump administration moved to place tariffs on some goods imported from China and restrict Chinese investment. The Chinese government said it will defend itself and investors fear that trade tensions will spike...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2011 file photo, a pedestrian walks past the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jin Lee, File)
March 22, 2018 - 12:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are falling sharply and bond prices are climbing after the Trump administration moved to place tariffs on some goods imported from China and restrict Chinese investment. The Chinese government said it will defend itself and investors fear that trade tensions will spike...
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A man cycles past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, March 22, 2018. Shares were mixed in Asia early Thursday after U.S. stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve’s hike in interest rates. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 22, 2018 - 6:15 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after U.S. stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve's interest rate hike. China said it was prepared to defend its interests as the administration of President Donald Trump prepared to announce tariffs on imports...
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A man cycles past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, March 22, 2018. Shares were mixed in Asia early Thursday after U.S. stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve’s hike in interest rates. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 22, 2018 - 1:57 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after U.S. stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve's interest rate hike. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 1.0 percent to 21,591.25 while the Kospi in South Korea added 0.4 percent to 2,494.09. Hong...
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Trader Mark Muller works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. U.S. stocks are mixed Wednesday morning as investors wait for news on interest rates from the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 22, 2018 - 12:01 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia early Thursday after U.S. stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve's hike in interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.5 percent to 21,488.07 while the Kospi in South Korea added 0.5 percent to 2,498.17...
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Trader Mark Muller works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. U.S. stocks are mixed Wednesday morning as investors wait for news on interest rates from the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 21, 2018 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday as investors wait for news on interest rates from the Federal Reserve. The Fed is widely expected to raise rates, and investors will be watching closely for clues about how many more increases the central bank may make this year and also for the Fed'...
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FILE - This Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
March 21, 2018 - 10:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mixed Wednesday morning as investors wait for news on interest rates from the Federal Reserve. The Fed is widely expected to raise rates, and investors will be watching closely for clues about how many more increases the central bank may make this year and also for...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies as he gives the semiannual monetary policy report to the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Federal Reserve’s first meeting under Powell’s leadership will likely end Wednesday, March 21, with an announcement that the Fed will resume its modest interest rate hikes. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 20, 2018 - 11:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials are meeting this week for the first time under their new chairman, Jerome Powell, whose news conference to follow is stirring high anticipation. The Fed is set to announce its first interest rate increase of the year, a testament to the continued strength...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies as he gives the semiannual monetary policy report to the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Federal Reserve’s first meeting under Powell’s leadership will likely end Wednesday, March 21, with an announcement that the Fed will resume its modest interest rate hikes. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 20, 2018 - 11:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials are meeting this week for the first time under their new chairman, Jerome Powell, whose news conference to follow is stirring high anticipation. The Fed is set to announce its first interest rate increase of the year, a testament to the continued strength...
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