Financial crisis

FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Jerome Powell arrives to take the oath of office as Federal Reserve Board chair at the Federal Reserve in Washington. On Friday, Feb. 23, the Federal Reserve will issue its semi-annual monetary report to Congress, which its new chairman, Powell, will testify about on Capitol Hill next week. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 23, 2018 - 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says it expects that the ongoing strength of the U.S. economy will warrant gradual increases in interest rates this year, delivering the same steady-as-it-goes message under new leader Jerome Powell as it had provided under Janet Yellen. The Fed's projection on...
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FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Jerome Powell arrives to take the oath of office as Federal Reserve Board chair at the Federal Reserve in Washington. On Friday, Feb. 23, the Federal Reserve will issue its semi-annual monetary report to Congress, which its new chairman, Powell, will testify about on Capitol Hill next week. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 23, 2018 - 11:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says it expects that the ongoing strength of the U.S. economy will warrant gradual increases in interest rates this year, delivering the same steady-as-it-goes message under new leader Jerome Powell as it had provided under Janet Yellen. The Fed's projection on...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, serves food to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, center, during dinner at Prigozhin's restaurant outside Moscow, Russia. Ten years ago, he served plates to President Vladimir Putin. These days, St. Petersburg-based businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin funds Kremlin trolls and sends mercenaries to help Russia's military operation in Syria _ all with one aim: to do the president favors that would be too risky for other Russian moguls to undertake. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze, Pool, File)
February 22, 2018 - 5:22 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Thirty years ago, he was in prison. A decade ago, he was serving fancy meals to President Vladimir Putin. A week ago, he was among 13 Russians indicted in Washington on charges of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The journey of Yevgeny Prigozhin from troubled youth to...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, gestures on the sidelines of a summit meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Konstantin palace outside St. Petersburg, Russia. Ten years ago, he served plates to President Vladimir Putin, and these days, St. Petersburg-based businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin funds Kremlin trolls and sends mercenaries to help Russia's military operation in Syria, all with one aim: to do the president favors that would be too risky for other Russian moguls to undertake. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file)
February 22, 2018 - 4:57 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Thirty years ago, he was in prison. A decade ago, he was serving fancy meals to President Vladimir Putin. A week ago, he was among 13 Russians indicted in Washington on charges of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The journey of Yevgeny Prigozhin from troubled youth to...
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A currency trader works at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Asian markets were higher on Monday following Wall Street gains last week, as market jitters showed signs of easing. Many major markets were closed on holidays. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
February 19, 2018 - 8:36 am
LONDON (AP) — European shares drifted lower Monday as investors paused for breath following a sizeable rally last week. Despite the move lower, there are few signs of the turmoil that gripped stock markets earlier this month. U.S. stock markets are closed for Presidents Day. KEEPING SCORE: In...
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Syrian refugees register their names at the Azraq refugee camp job centre for employment on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, about 100 kilometres (62 miles) east of Amman, Jordan. Jordan has promised to provide thousands of work permits for Syrian refugees in exchange for development assistance funds and reduced tariff barriers on Jordanian exports to Europe. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
February 18, 2018 - 10:50 am
AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — A job center opened Sunday in Jordan's second largest camp for Syrian refugees, the latest sign of an EU-backed policy shift meant to improve the lives of the displaced in regional host countries and discourage them from migrating onward. Dozens of refugees crowded...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, High Commissioner for Refugees Ruud Lubbers speaks to reporters at UN headquarters in New York. Longest-serving Dutch premier, Lubbers who guided his country through economic turmoil to prosperity, and helped shape the foundations of the European Union, has died at age 78, the Dutch government announced Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/David Karp, FILE)
February 14, 2018 - 1:21 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ruud Lubbers, the Netherlands' longest-serving prime minister who guided his country through economic turmoil to prosperity and helped shape the foundations of the European Union, died Wednesday at 78. The Dutch government announced that Lubbers died in Rotterdam...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Asian stock markets are mostly higher after Wall Street gained following a week of history-making losses. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 12, 2018 - 4:07 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Monday after Wall Street gained following a turbulent week. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Frankfurt's DAX jumped 1.7 percent to 12,318.15 and France's CAC 40 advanced 1.2 percent. London's FTSE 100 added 1 percent to 7,166.86. On Friday, the DAX tumbled 1...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Asian stock markets are mostly higher after Wall Street gained following a week of history-making losses. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 12, 2018 - 12:34 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets rose Monday after Wall Street gained following a turbulent week. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.4 percent to 3,141.58 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.5 percent to 29,656.44. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. Seoul's Kospi advanced 1.2...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Asian stock markets are mostly higher after Wall Street gained following a week of history-making losses. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 11, 2018 - 10:39 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets rose Monday after Wall Street gained following a week of history-making losses. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.3 percent to 3,140.59 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.5 percent to 29,661.79. Seoul's Kospi added 0.8 percent to 2,382.14 while Sydney's...
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