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President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi is on his way to a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
April 28, 2017 - 5:54 am
LONDON (AP) — Inflation in the 19-country eurozone rose to the European Central Bank's goal in April as an improvement in the economy helped drive up prices, stoking speculation that the bank could start winding down its stimulus measures sooner than previously thought. Statistics agency Eurostat...
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FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010, file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. U.S. stocks continued to skid early Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, as industrial companies fell after a weak report from farm equipment giant Deere. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 27, 2017 - 3:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes flittered up and down Thursday, as a slump in energy stocks partly offset advances by Under Armour, PayPal and other companies reporting stronger-than-expected profits. It's the second straight day where indexes have made modest, meandering moves, following two...
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FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010, file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. U.S. stocks continued to skid early Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, as industrial companies fell after a weak report from farm equipment giant Deere. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 27, 2017 - 10:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ticked higher on Thursday, part of a mixed day for markets around the world. Under Armour, PayPal and others joined the lengthening parade of big U.S. companies reporting bigger-than-expected profits for the first three months of the year. A drop in oil prices...
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People stand next to an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Share prices were mostly lower in Asia following U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal for tax cuts, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 index down 0.2 percent and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng 0.3 percent lower. Traders were awaiting the release of a policy statement by the Bank of Japan, though no major changes were expected. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
April 27, 2017 - 9:41 am
LONDON (AP) — Global stocks were subdued Thursday as investors assessed the scant details of President Donald Trump's U.S. tax overhaul. The Bank of Japan and European Central Bank kept their policies on hold as expected, though the euro took a modest hit when ECB President Mario Draghi said he...
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President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi is on his way to a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
April 27, 2017 - 9:14 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank kept its stimulus program and interest rates unchanged Thursday even though it conceded that the economic recovery in the 19-country is becoming stronger. Though a raft of economic indicators in recent weeks have pointed to a strengthening...
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, joined by National Economic Director Gary Cohn, speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. President Donald Trump is proposing dramatically reducing the taxes paid by corporations big and small in an overhaul his administration says will spur economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 27, 2017 - 7:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code leaves much of the heavy lifting to Congress, while ignoring years of hard work by the guy who will have to do a lot of that lifting: House Speaker Paul Ryan. The one-page proposal outlined by the Trump administration...
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Supporters listen to French independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron during an election campaign rally in Arras, northern France, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Battling for France's blue-collar vote and employing all of her political guile, far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen upstaged her centrist rival Macron by making a surprise campaign stop Wednesday to a home appliance factory threatened with closure. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
April 27, 2017 - 6:12 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Further evidence emerged Thursday that the economy in the 19-country eurozone has moved up a gear or two in the early months of the year. However, with uncertainties remaining over the outcome of the French presidential election and inflation still low, the European...
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April 27, 2017 - 6:03 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Further evidence emerged Thursday that the economy in the 19-country eurozone has moved up a gear or two in the early months of the year. However, with uncertainties remaining over the outcome of the French presidential election and inflation still low, the European...
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People stand next to an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Share prices were mostly lower in Asia following U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal for tax cuts, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 index down 0.2 percent and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng 0.3 percent lower. Traders were awaiting the release of a policy statement by the Bank of Japan, though no major changes were expected. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
April 27, 2017 - 5:04 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock indexes were mixed Thursday as investors assessed the scant details of President Donald Trump's U.S. tax overhaul. Japan's central bank kept its monetary policy unchanged and forecasted steady growth for Asia's No. 2 economy. KEEPING SCORE: European shares fell in early...
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People stand next to an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Share prices were mostly lower in Asia following U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal for tax cuts, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 index down 0.2 percent and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng 0.3 percent lower. Traders were awaiting the release of a policy statement by the Bank of Japan, though no major changes were expected. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
April 27, 2017 - 2:27 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday as investors assessed the scant details of President Donald Trump's U.S. tax overhaul. Japan's central bank kept its monetary policy unchanged and forecasted steady growth for Asia's No. 2 economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225...
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