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Investors eye 'Santa Claus rally;" tax overhaul is wild card

Nov 30, 2017

Stocks are already at record highs as a strong year for the market comes to a close, but December is traditionally the best month of the year for stocks _ so experts think more gains are likely

Consumer spending rose solid 0.3 percent in October

Nov 30, 2017

Consumers boosted spending by a solid 0.3 percent in October, while their incomes grew by 0.4 percent

South Korea's central bank hikes key rate from record low

Nov 30, 2017

South Korea's central bank hikes key rate from record low, as growth surges

Australia bows to pressure with inquiry into bank misconduct

Nov 30, 2017

The Australian government has bowed to growing pressure by announcing a high-level inquiry into misconduct in Australia's financial sector

Trump to nominate economics professor to Federal Reserve

Nov 30, 2017

President Donald Trump is going to nominate Marvin Goodfriend, a Carnegie Mellon University economics professor, for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board

2 big Uber investors agree to sell shares in SoftBank deal

Nov 30, 2017

At least 2 big Uber investors agree to sell some shares in SoftBank deal that could stabilize the company

South Korea's central bank raises key interest rate to 1.50 percent from record low of 1.25 percent

Nov 30, 2017

South Korea's central bank raises key interest rate to 1.50 percent from record low of 1.25 percent

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Nov 29, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Markets Right Now: Steep tech drop pulls stocks mostly lower

Nov 29, 2017

Steep drops in technology stocks pulled the market mostly lower, offsetting gains in other sectors.

Yellen suggests a continuation of gradual rate hikes

Nov 29, 2017

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen projects continuation of gradual Fed rate hikes

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