Economic growth

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference in Washington. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Powell plans to testify to Congress' Joint Economic Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
November 13, 2019 - 9:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expects the U.S. economy to continue growing at a solid pace, though it still faces risks from slower growth overseas and trade tensions. Powell also says the Fed is likely to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in the...
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President Donald Trump addresses the Economic Club of New York Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 12, 2019 - 2:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Despite a slowing economy, President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that the United States was enjoying a "boom the likes of which we have never seen before!" Trump told the Economic Club of New York that "we have delivered on our promises — and exceeded our expectations by a very...
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Police patrol on the sidelines of a march by supporters of former President Evo Morales, arriving from El Alto and entering La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Former President Evo Morales, who transformed Bolivia as its first indigenous president, flew to exile in Mexico on Tuesday after weeks of violent protests, leaving behind a confused power vacuum in the Andean nation. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
November 12, 2019 - 2:52 pm
The sudden resignation of Bolivia's Evo Morales sent shockwaves throughout Latin America, where the indigenous leader had been the last survivor among a wave of leftist leaders swept to power two decades ago as commodity prices soared. But the upheaval that has recently rocked the region,...
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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, looks at new build homes during a visit to the Woodgate Housing Estate, near Crawley, southern England, Monday Nov. 11, 2019. The British economy avoided falling into recession in the third quarter of the year, as the Office for National Statistics said Monday that the economy grew by a quarterly rate of 0.3 percent. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
November 11, 2019 - 7:45 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy avoided falling into recession in the third quarter of the year, but annual growth is running at a near-decade low rate as a result of ongoing uncertainty related to Britain's departure from the European Union and a subdued global backdrop, official figures showed...
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November 11, 2019 - 6:20 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy avoided falling into recession in the third quarter of the year, but annual growth is running at a near-decade low rate as a result of ongoing uncertainty related to Britain's departure from the European Union and a subdued global backdrop, official figures showed...
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In this photo taken Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, shoppers react as they take part in a promotion ahead of Nov. 11 Singles day in Beijing. Chinese online shoppers hunt bargains on Singles Day, a holiday invented in the 1990s that has become the world's busiest day for online commerce. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 11, 2019 - 5:51 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba and JD.com reported nearly $60 billion in sales Monday part way through Singles Day, an annual marketing event that is the world's busiest online shopping day. The day was a temporary relief to retailers that face fading demand as Chinese consumers,...
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November 11, 2019 - 4:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that the British economy avoided falling into recession in the third quarter of the year. The Office for National Statistics said Monday that the economy grew by a quarterly rate of 0.3%. That was in line with market expectations. Following the 0.2% contraction...
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In this photo taken Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, shoppers react as they take part in a promotion ahead of Nov. 11 Singles day in Beijing. Chinese online shoppers hunt bargains on Singles Day, a holiday invented in the 1990s that has become the world's busiest day for online commerce. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 11, 2019 - 4:15 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba and JD.com reported a total of more than $55 billion in sales Monday midway through Singles Day, an annual marketing event that is the world's busiest online shopping day. The day was temporary relief to retailers facing fading demand as Chinese...
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John Panin, center, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 07, 2019 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks pushed toward another round of records Thursday following encouraging signs that the U.S.-China trade war is becoming less of a threat to the economy and to company profits. China's commerce ministry said that both sides in the trade dispute agreed to roll back some tariffs...
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A pro-Brexit supporter demonstrates with anti-Brexit protesters behind him outside the Houses of Parliament on the final day of the lawmakers sitting before the start of the general election campaign in London, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
November 07, 2019 - 9:53 am
LONDON (AP) — The growth outlook for the British economy has deteriorated largely as a result of a gloomier global backdrop, the Bank of England said Thursday as it refrained from cutting rates in the run-up to a general election that could have huge repercussions on Brexit. Though waning fears of...
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