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January 29, 2019 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence tumbled this month, tested by the partial government shutdown and roiling financial markets. Still, consumer spirits remains robust by historic standards. The Conference Board, a business research group, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index fell...
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December 22, 2018 - 7:33 am
By MARLEY JAY , AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — After almost 10 years, Wall Street's rally looks like it's ending. Another day of big losses Friday left the U.S. market with its worst week in more than seven years. All of the major indexes have lost 16 to 26 percent from their highs this summer...
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December 04, 2018 - 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lack of clarity around a U.S.-China trade truce, announced over the weekend by the Trump administration, is contributing to a sharp fall in the stock market. The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted 586 points in early afternoon trading, a drop of 2.3 percent. Other market...
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August 21, 2018 - 4:05 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - A debate is on tap between U.S. Rep. Dave Brat, R-7th, and his Democratic challenger Abigail Spanberger. The Culpeper Chamber Of Commerce is helping to facilitate the debate . The debate is scheduled to take place at 6:30 p.m. on October 15th in Culpeper County. The debate...
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July 14, 2018 - 9:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says it expects low unemployment and rising inflation will keep it on track to raise interest rates at a gradual pace over the next two years. By late 2019, the Fed says its key policy rate should be at a level that will be slightly restrictive for growth. The...
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