Economic outlook

FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo a rubber tire gantry moves into position to transfer shipping containers at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. On Wednesday, Nov. 28, the Commerce Department issues the final estimate of how the U.S. economy performed in the July-September quarter. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)
November 28, 2018 - 8:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy expanded at a solid 3.5 percent annual rate in the July-September quarter, led by lower but still strong consumer spending and more business investment than previously estimated. The Commerce Department's figure for gross domestic product, the broadest measure of...
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Britain's Chancellor Philip Hammond walks past 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 28, 2018 - 8:06 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain will be poorer after leaving the European Union than if it had stayed in, no matter what sort of trade deal it has with the bloc, the government said Wednesday — bad news for Prime Minister Theresa May as she tries to sell her Brexit divorce deal to a skeptical nation. A...
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FILE- In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, file photo trader Michael Urkonis. left, works with specialists John McNierney, center, and Douglas Johnson on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Nov. 21. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 21, 2018 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. are higher Wednesday after two days of steep losses, and major European indexes are also recovering. Major technology companies including Apple and Microsoft are up after tumbling in the last few days. Crude oil prices are up about 4 percent after they sank to a...
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FILE- In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, file photo trader Michael Urkonis. left, works with specialists John McNierney, center, and Douglas Johnson on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Nov. 21. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 21, 2018 - 10:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. are higher Wednesday morning after two days of steep losses, and major European indexes are also recovering. Major technology companies including Apple and Microsoft are up after they've tumbled in the last few days. Crude oil prices are up about 2 percent after...
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November 21, 2018 - 5:44 am
PARIS (AP) — A global economic watchdog says world growth has passed its peak and faces growing risks, including from trade disputes and higher interest rates. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, which advises many of the world's richest economies, said Wednesday it has cut...
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European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici presents the Autumn 2018 economic forecast at EU headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
November 08, 2018 - 8:35 am
Italy, which is embroiled in a bitter budget row with the European Union that is set to come to a head next week, is expected to be the slowest-growing eurozone economy through 2020, according to new forecasts from the bloc's executive branch. The European Commission said Thursday that growth...
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European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici presents the Autumn 2018 economic forecast at EU headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
November 08, 2018 - 7:04 am
Economic growth across the 19-country eurozone is set to slow down further in coming years and become increasingly reliant on domestic factors like consumer spending, the European Union said Thursday. In its latest economic projections, the EU's executive Commission said eurozone growth this year...
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Italian Finance Minister Giovanni Tria, right, talks to European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici prior to a meeting of Eurogroup Finance Ministers at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Finance Ministers from the 19 nations using the euro currency gather in Brussels on Monday to debate draft budget plans amid tensions over whether Italy's planned spending package breaks promises to cut public debt. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
November 08, 2018 - 5:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Economic growth across the 19-country eurozone is expected to moderate over the next few years amid rising trade tensions around the world and higher oil prices, according to updated forecasts from the European Union. The EU's executive Commission said Thursday that eurozone growth...
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Italian Finance Minister Giovanni Tria, right, talks to European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici prior to a meeting of Eurogroup Finance Ministers at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Finance Ministers from the 19 nations using the euro currency gather in Brussels on Monday to debate draft budget plans amid tensions over whether Italy's planned spending package breaks promises to cut public debt. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
November 08, 2018 - 5:01 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union expects economic growth across the 19-country eurozone to slow over the coming years amid rising trade tensions around the world and higher oil prices. In its autumn forecast, the EU's executive Commission said Thursday that eurozone growth this year is expected...
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People are reflected on an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Asian shares were mixed in muted trading Wednesday amid continuing worries about trade tensions and slowing global economic growth. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 10, 2018 - 7:02 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were mixed in muted trading Wednesday amid ongoing worries about trade tensions and slowing global economic growth. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 shed 0.5 percent to 5,293, while Germany's DAX fell the same rate 11,933. Britain's FTSE 100 was flat after some upbeat...
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