Economic policy

President Donald Trump gestures for people to take their seat at a luncheon with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York. From left, Vice President Mike Pence, Trump, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 21, 2017 - 7:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 7:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans' nuclear weapons advances. Its leader...
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In this Sept. 13, 2017 photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses while speaking at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders is blasting President Donald Trump’s foreign policy but also criticizing how the United States has engaged in world affairs for generations. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
September 21, 2017 - 2:11 pm
Bernie Sanders is criticizing President Donald Trump's foreign policy but also offering a sweeping indictment of how the United States has engaged in world affairs for generations. The Vermont senator and onetime presidential candidate says U.S foreign policy should be based less on military might...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 21, 2017. Asian shares were mostly lower and the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
September 21, 2017 - 7:29 am
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Thursday as investors digested the latest statements from the U.S. Federal Reserve, which indicated that it remains on course to raise interest rates on several occasions over the coming year. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading...
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The rate decision of the Federal Reserve appears on a television screen, on the floor of the New York Stack Exchange, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The Federal Reserve says it will start in October to gradually unwind its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, which expanded to unprecedented levels in efforts to spur economic growth after the 2008 financial crisis. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 20, 2017 - 10:55 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower and the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.7 percent to 20,453.68 as the yen weakened...
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September 19, 2017 - 6:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are zeroing in on a tax outline that would add about $1.5 trillion to the government's $20 trillion debt over 10 years, justifying the spurt of red ink with promises of surging economic growth and a burst of new revenues. Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, a member of...
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September 19, 2017 - 5:25 pm
Wall Street capped a day of mostly listless trading Tuesday with a slight gain, good enough to lift the major U.S. stock indexes to another set of all-time highs. Banks, insurers and other financial companies led the gainers. Technology companies also helped lift the market. Health care stocks...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:25 am
FINANCIAL MARKETS Asian shares mixed as Nikkei rises on yen, muted elsewhere TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed today as investors awaited comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve, and Japan's benchmark rose on optimism over a weak yen and a record finish on Wall Street. On Wall Street yesterday,...
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September 14, 2017 - 11:59 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on another missile launch by North Korea (all times local): 12:30 a.m. An emergency response official on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido says business has been usual most of the morning after a North Korean missile flew over the island. Warning sirens to...
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September 14, 2017 - 6:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average premiums for individually purchased health insurance will grow around 15 percent next year, largely because of marketplace nervousness over whether President Donald Trump will block federal subsidies to insurers, Congress' nonpartisan fiscal analyst projected Thursday. The...
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September 14, 2017 - 3:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday urged China to use its leverage as North Korea's principal supplier of oil to press the isolated nation into reconsidering its development of nuclear weapons. The Trump administration sought an embargo on oil imports to North Korea at...
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