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Eurozone business activity grows at fastest pace this year

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:15:56 GMT2016-10-24T15:15:56Z

LONDON (AP) -- Business activity across the 19 eurozone economies grew in October at its fastest pace so far this year, shrugging off any major concerns about Britain's "Brexit" vote, a survey showed Monday....

WHY IT MATTERS: Wall Street Regulation

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:10:44 GMT2016-10-22T06:10:44Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- THE ISSUE: The financial crisis that struck in 2008 touched off the worst recession since the 1930s Great Depression, wiping out $11 trillion in U.S. household wealth and leaving about 8 million Americans jobless. More than 5 million families lost their homes to foreclosure. Reckless trading and aggressive practices on Wall Street in the prior boom years were pinned with much of the blame....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's trashing of US economy is misguided

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:39:43 GMT2016-10-20T02:39:43Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A claim from the final presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:...

AP Interview: IMF says low oil prices still hurting Mideast

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:55:52 GMT2016-10-19T08:55:52Z

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Oil-producing Mideast countries are coping with low global oil prices though more government reforms are needed, the International Monetary Fund's chief for the Mideast said as the organization issued a new report Wednesday showing weak economic growth in the region....

China economic growth holds steady as retail spending rises

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:45:18 GMT2016-10-19T05:45:18Z

BEIJING (AP) -- China's economic growth held steady in the latest quarter, shored up by a bank lending boom and consumer spending that helped make up for weaker trade....

UK inflation spikes to near 2-year high in September

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:01:45 GMT2016-10-18T09:01:45Z

LONDON (AP) -- Britain's statistics agency says inflation in the country spiked to a near two-year high of 1 percent in the year to September from 0.6 percent in August....

Speech transcripts show Clinton avoided blaming Wall Street

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:48:30 GMT2016-10-16T00:48:30Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton generally avoided direct criticism of Wall Street as she examined the causes and responses to the financial meltdown during a series of paid speeches to Goldman Sachs, according to transcripts disclosed Saturday by WikiLeaks....

Egypt inches toward IMF bailout as shortages, prices enrage

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:41:54 GMT2016-10-14T16:41:54Z

CAIRO (AP) -- For two weeks now, the shelf once piled with bags of sugar - for better or worse Egypt's most loved commodity - has stood empty at this grocery store in bustling downtown Cairo....

US retail sales up 0.6 pct., but signs of caution emerge

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:36:10 GMT2016-10-14T15:36:10Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. shoppers stepped up their spending in September, with sharply higher sales at auto dealers, restaurants and gas stations. But the government's retail sales report released Friday also contained some evidence that spending might be slowing....

Likely impact of Thai king's death on economy unclear

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 02:33:16 GMT2016-10-14T02:33:16Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand's stock market and currency were shaken as long-ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej's health worsened this week....