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Slumping tech companies weigh on US stocks

A steep slide in technology companies weighed on U.S. stocks Friday, pulling the market lower for the second day in a row. ...
Even as markets shake, investors seek the riskiest corners

NEW YORK — Even the suddenly shaky stock market hasn't scared people away from investments that are supposed to be some of the world's...
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LONDON — Inflation in Britain unexpectedly fell in March, official figures showed Wednesday, suggesting that the Brexit vote's boost to prices is running its...
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LONDON — Average wages in Britain are rising faster than prices for the first time in about a year, official figures showed Tuesday, a...
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FRANKFURT, Germany — Top officials at the European Central Bank were concerned about a strengthening euro and the possibility of a global trade war...
Fed in March discussed ‘slightly steeper’ future rate hikes

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials signaled rising confidence last month that a strong economy will lift inflation closer to its 2 percent target and...
US consumer prices rise at faster 2.4 pct. from year earlier

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices rose 2.4 percent in March from a year earlier, the fastest annual pace in 12 months. ...
Wholesale prices up 0.3 pct in March, a hint of inflation

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices increased 0.3 percent in March, driven higher by the largest increase in food costs in nearly four years. ...
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CAIRO — Egypt's inflation rate dropped to 13.1 percent in March, the month of the country's presidential election, from 14.4 percent in February, the...
In search of good news, markets turn to earnings season

NEW YORK — After weeks of dispiriting talk about trade wars and the threat of inflation, Wall Street is looking forward to some good...

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