Economic stimulus

FILE- In this May 7, 2018, file photo, a long line of 2018 and 2019 Cooper Countryman models sits at a Mini Cooper dealership in Highlands Ranch, Colo. On Thursday, May 31, the Commerce Department issues its April report on consumer spending, which accounts for roughly 70 percent of U.S. economic activity. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
May 31, 2018 - 1:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans boosted their spending by 0.6 percent in April, the biggest increase in five months and a strong indication that the economy is reviving after a winter slowdown. The Commerce Department said Thursday that last month's increase in consumer spending was the largest...
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May 28, 2018 - 8:47 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new research partnership in western New York is aiming to speed the discovery and commercialization of life-saving medications. The new Empire Discovery Institute brings together experts from the universities of Buffalo and Rochester and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer...
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A woman rides a bicycle past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, May 11, 2018. Asian stock markets rallied on Friday, tracing gains on Wall Street after weaker than expected inflation figures soothed concerns about a possible acceleration of interest rate hikes. Oil prices were hovering at a fresh multiyear high. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 11, 2018 - 5:34 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock indexes rallied Friday, tracing gains on Wall Street after weaker than expected inflation figures soothed concerns about a possible acceleration of interest rate hikes. European stocks faltered ahead of a speech by the European Central Bank chief. KEEPING SCORE:...
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Vladimir Putin enters to take the oath during his inauguration ceremony as Russia's new president in the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 7, 2018. Putin took the oath of office for his fourth term as Russian president on Monday, promising to pursue an economic agenda that would boost living standards across the country. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)
May 07, 2018 - 8:46 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin took the oath of office Monday for his fourth term as Russian president, promising to pursue an economic agenda that would boost living standards across the country. In a ceremony in an ornate Kremlin hall in Moscow, Putin said improving Russia's economy following a...
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Vladimir Putin sits in his Kremlin cabinet prior his inauguration ceremony as new Russia's president in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 7, 2018. Putin won the six-year term in March elections where he tallied 77 percent of the vote. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
May 07, 2018 - 6:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin took the oath of office for his fourth term as Russian president on Monday, promising to pursue an economic agenda that would boost living standards across the country. In a ceremony in an ornate Kremlin hall in Moscow, Putin said improving Russia's economy following a...
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Vladimir Putin sits in his Kremlin cabinet prior his inauguration ceremony as new Russia's president in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 7, 2018. Putin won the six-year term in March elections where he tallied 77 percent of the vote. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
May 07, 2018 - 5:52 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin took the oath of office for his fourth term as Russian president on Monday and promised to pursue an economic agenda that would boost living standards across the country. In a ceremony in an ornate Kremlin hall, Putin said improving Russia's economy following a...
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President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi arrives for a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
April 26, 2018 - 11:02 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank says recent signs of weakening economic growth are grounds for caution but not worrisome enough yet to consider changing the bank's stimulus and interest rate policy. Mario Draghi said Thursday that recent data points to "some...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 file photo, President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi speaks during a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Weaker signals from the economy and worries about a trade war between the United State and China mean the European Central Bank is in no hurry at all to start withdrawing its monetary stimulus efforts. And that means markets and consumers will have to live with central bank interest rates at zero and in some cases below for a good while yet. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
April 26, 2018 - 7:56 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank has left its key interest rates and stimulus settings unchanged as it sizes up conflicting signs about how well the economy is doing in the 19 countries that use the euro. Markets are waiting to hear bank President Mario Draghi's assessment at a...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 file photo, President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi speaks during a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Weaker signals from the economy and worries about a trade war between the United State and China mean the European Central Bank is in no hurry at all to start withdrawing its monetary stimulus efforts. And that means markets and consumers will have to live with central bank interest rates at zero and in some cases below for a good while yet. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
April 23, 2018 - 4:41 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — When will the European Central Bank join the U.S. Federal Reserve and start raising interest rates? This much is clear: It won't be soon. Weaker signals from the economy and worries about a possible trade war between the United State and China have left the top monetary...
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March 08, 2018 - 7:54 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The European Central Bank has tweaked its main monetary policy statement — a hint that it is getting closer to withdrawing a key economic stimulus program. The bank on Thursday...
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