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US Fed expected to seek another cut despite solid economic growth

US economic data shows robust consumer spending in July, despite escalation in US-China trade war.

US Fed expected to seek another cut despite solid economic growth

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Making money war: Will Trump 'manipulate' the overvalued dollar?

The White House is seeking the best way to stimulate the US economy and win the escalating trade fight with China.

Making money war: Will Trump 'manipulate' the overvalued dollar?

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Does the inverted yield curve mean a US recession is coming?

As inversion reaches deepest level since early 2007, some economists are sounding alarm bells about an imminent crash.

Does the inverted yield curve mean a US recession is coming?

Counting the Cost

What's the cost of piracy in West African waters?

The Gulf of Guinea has turned into one of the world's most notorious piracy hotspots. Plus, why's the gold price rising?

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US job growth slows as unemployment rate holds steady

As trade war with China dents the economy, new data make Fed more likely to cut interest rates again next month. 



US job growth slows as unemployment rate holds steady

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Bloated budget: Will 'fiscal pickle' stimulate US economy?

United in deeming Phillips curve 'dead', both Trump's adviser and AOC want to run big deficits to prolong the expansion.

Bloated budget: Will 'fiscal pickle' stimulate US economy?

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US Fed cuts interest rates as expected, leaves door open for more

United States central bank reduces borrowing costs slightly, in face of global economic slowdown.

US Fed cuts interest rates as expected, leaves door open for more

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Global markets on edge as US-China trade talks resume in Shanghai

President Donald Trump lashed out against China, saying tougher trade terms are a possibility should he be reelected.

Global markets on edge as US-China trade talks resume in Shanghai

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Why is the Federal Reserve likely cutting interest rates?

US central bank is widely expected to reduce its benchmark federal funds rate at Wednesday's pivotal meeting.

Why is the Federal Reserve likely cutting interest rates?

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The US economy is doing better than expected

Consumer spending helped the world's biggest economy grow more than experts had projected for the second quarter.

The US economy is doing better than expected

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US markets end the week at record highs on hint of rate cut

US Central bank chairman Jerome Powell's testimony signaled interest-rate could soon be cut.

US markets end the week at record highs on hint of rate cut

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US Fed chief says trade and global growth remain big risk factors

Jerome Powell tells Congress two major issues are weighing on American economy, with interest rate cut expected soon.

US Fed chief says trade and global growth remain big risk factors

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A single word sent US financial markets soaring

Oil, gold, stocks and bonds had their best rally since 2011 after US Federal Reserve chair hinted at possible rate cuts.

A single word sent US financial markets soaring

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Oil prices are up, and could go even higher

Geopolitical tensions with Iran and a potential interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve sent US markets higher.

Oil prices are up, and could go even higher

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US Fed holds interest rates steady, but signals cuts could come

US central bank drops 'patient' approach, implying that uncertainty may lead to lower borrowing costs in 2019.

US Fed holds interest rates steady, but signals cuts could come