Economic stimulus

The Capitol Hill office door of Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., has a sign that reads, "This office is closed until futher notice," shown Monday, March 9, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Sunday, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Gosar said they're isolating themselves after determining they had contact with a person at a Maryland political conference who got COVID-19. (AP Photo/Padmananda Rama)
March 09, 2020 - 6:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A public health and economic maelstrom brought on by the coronavirus swirled around President Donald Trump and drew closer to him personally Monday as several of his congressional confidants placed themselves in quarantine, including one who traveled with him on Air Force One...
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The Capitol Hill office door of Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., has a sign that reads, "This office is closed until futher notice," shown Monday, March 9, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Sunday, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Gosar said they're isolating themselves after determining they had contact with a person at a Maryland political conference who got COVID-19. (AP Photo/Padmananda Rama)
March 09, 2020 - 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A public health and economic maelstrom brought on by the coronavirus swirled around President Donald Trump and drew closer to him personally Monday as several of his congressional confidants placed themselves in quarantine, including one who traveled with him on Air Force One...
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Trader Steven Kaplan watches the numbers at the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 2, 2020. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 1,200 points, or 5%, on hopes that central banks will take action to shelter the global economy from the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 03, 2020 - 9:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street after the Group of Seven countries held off on giving the global economy new stimulus to help it cope with the coronavirus outbreak. Traders had been keenly awaiting the outcome of Tuesday's conference call of central bankers and finance...
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Women wearing sanitary masks walk in downtown Milan, Italy, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. Italy has been scrambling to check the spread of Europe's first major outbreak of the new viral disease amid rapidly rising numbers of infections, calling off the popular Venice Carnival, scrapping major league soccer matches in the stricken area and shuttering theaters, including Milan's legendary La Scala. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
February 24, 2020 - 12:48 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The widening coronavirus outbreak threatens to seriously disrupt the global economy just as it was steadying itself against headwinds from the U.S.-China trade dispute. Stocks fell sharply on Monday around the world on news of more infections in different countries. The U...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2019, file photo trader Sal Suarino works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 02, 2020 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street on the first trading day of the year following gains overseas. Traders are looking forward to an an initial trade deal between the U.S. and China being signed later this month, and they were also encouraged by China's central bank saying it...
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Jung Ji-won, third from left, chief executive of the Korea Exchange, and Financial Services Commission Chairman Eun Sung-soo, fourth from left, applaud with other participants during the opening of this year's trading in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. The sign read: "Opening ceremony of 2020 trading." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 02, 2020 - 8:47 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares rose Thursday on optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal and the Chinese government's efforts to boost its economy. France's CAC 40 rose 1.4% to 6,058 on the new year's first day of trading, while Germany's DAX was 1% higher at 13,382. Britain's FTSE 100 added 1% as well,...
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January 01, 2020 - 5:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank said Wednesday it will cut the amount of money banks will be required to have on hand from Jan. 6 in an effort to boost the slowing economy. The People's Bank of China announced that the reserve requirement ratio for financial institutions would be lowered by 50...
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FILE — In this Aug. 28, 2019 file photo supporters of a measure to limit when companies can label workers as independent contractors circle the Capitol during a rally in Sacramento, Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a measure, to take effect in 2020, making it harder for industries to treat workers like contractors instead of employees who are entitled to minimum wage and other benefits. Uber, Lyft and DoorDash have said they'll spend $30 million to put an initiative on the 2020 ballot to overturn the law. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
December 29, 2019 - 11:41 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year, with laws reining in the gig economy, boosting online privacy and discouraging shootings by police, among other potential trend-setters. The laws have sent businesses including...
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FILE — In this Aug. 28, 2019 file photo supporters of a measure to limit when companies can label workers as independent contractors circle the Capitol during a rally in Sacramento, Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a measure, to take effect in 2020, making it harder for industries to treat workers like contractors instead of employees who are entitled to minimum wage and other benefits. Uber, Lyft and DoorDash have said they'll spend $30 million to put an initiative on the 2020 ballot to overturn the law. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
December 29, 2019 - 11:32 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year, with laws reining in the gig economy, boosting online privacy and discouraging shootings by police, among other potential trend-setters. The laws have sent businesses including...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 file photo, incoming President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde speaks to the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee in Brussels. Newly appointed European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde makes her first official assessment Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 of the mixed bag that is the eurozone economy, which suffers from slowing manufacturing and global trade even as consumer spending helps prop up growth. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
December 12, 2019 - 11:30 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Christine Lagarde is wasting no time in putting her stamp on the European Central Bank. The bank's new president said at her first news conference Thursday that she will lead a top to bottom review of how the institution sets monetary policy, looking at everything from how...
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