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  • *Emails show Russian prosecutor offered Trump Jr. information on Clinton. Donald Trump Jr was told a Russian prosecutor was offering incriminating information about Hillary Clinton as part of Russian government support. "I think people are worried that it just means more political uncertainty, and sort of a continuation of the stalemate in Washington, a...

  • "The Crown prosecutor of Russia... offered to provide the Trump campaign with some official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russia and would be very useful to your father," said the June 3, 2016, email to Donald Trump Jr. from publicist Rob Goldstone. Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., agreed to meet with a Kremlin-linked...

  • "We've got Yellen's testimony tomorrow, there may be a little bit of nervousness ahead of that... the semi-annual monetary policy testimony has often been a big deal for the markets," Scott Brown, chief economist at Raymond James in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari will participate in a Town Hall...

  • Global oversupply has led BNP Paribas to cut its forecasts for Brent by $9 to $51 a barrel for 2017 and by $15 to $48 for 2018. Fed Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual testimony to Congress on monetary policy report is the key highlight of this week. "We've got Yellen's testimony tomorrow, there may be a little bit of nervousness ahead of that... the semi-annual...

  • NEW YORK, June 7- A smoothly executed rescue of Spain's struggling Banco Popular lifted European bank stocks on Wednesday, while U.S. stock and bond investors showed caution ahead of Thursday's British vote, an ECB meeting and testimony by ex-FBI chief James Comey. Oil prices dipped on renewed concerns about the efficacy of OPEC- led production cuts and a Mideast...

  • *Former FBI director to testify before Congress on Thursday. Britain's general election, the European Central Bank's policy meeting and former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before a Senate panel could all weigh on investor sentiment. The closely-fought election in Britain is also keenly watched, with one poll showing Prime Minister Theresa May...

  • *Former FBI director to testify before Congress on Thursday. General election in Britain, the European Central Bank's policy meeting and former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before a Senate panel could all weigh on investor sentiment. A closely-fought election in Britain is also weighing on investors' minds, with one poll showing Prime Minister...

  • Then-Sen. Chris Dodd (L) and then-Rep. Barney Frank at the signing of the Dodd-Frank act in 2010.

    Republicans will vote on legislation to gut Dodd-Frank and replace it with their own version. Here's a look at the background of the legislation and the GOP plan.

  • May 25- The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite opened at record highs on Thursday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed policymakers expected the economy to pick up momentum. Federal funds futures imply traders see an 83 percent chance of a rate hike in June, unchanged from before the minutes, according to the CME Group's FedWatch tool.

  • May 25- U.S. stocks looked set to open higher on Thursday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed policymakers expected the economy to pick up momentum and that they would raise interest rates soon. Federal funds futures imply traders see an 83 percent chance of a rate hike in June, unchanged from before the minutes, according to the CME...

  • *Oil falls 2.5 pct to lowest since late November. *Facebook falls on worries over future growth. May 4- Wall Street edged lower on Thursday morning, weighed down by a drop in energy stocks after oil prices dropped and as Facebook led technology shares lower.

  • *Traders raise odds of an interest rate hike in June. May 4- Wall Street was set to open higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and expressed confidence in the strength of the economy. Futures traders are now pricing in a 72 percent chance of rate hike in June, up from 63 percent before the Fed issued its statement, according to...

  • Centrist Emmanuel Macron is leading most opinion polls for the election's first round on Sunday and is expected to contest a second-round run-off with Marine Le Pen, head of the anti- European Union and anti-immigrant National Front. "Although Macron has been labeled as favorite to become the next French President, an unexpected Marine Le Pen victory could...

  • Centrist Emmanuel Macron is leading most opinion polls for the election's first round on Sunday and is expected to contest a second-round run-off with Marine Le Pen, head of the anti- European Union and anti-immigrant National Front. "Although Macron has been labeled as favorite to become the next French President, an unexpected Marine Le Pen victory could...

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump "likes talking about a lot of different possibilities, and he likes to surprise people," Susan Del Percio said.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- The U.S. housing market is on the mend, but the so-called ``missing piston'' of the world's biggest economy doesn't have enough power to get the broader recovery firing on all cylinders any time soon.

  • Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren ramped up their voter outreach efforts Thursday as new campaign fundraising reports show they've already spent nearly $68 million pursuing the same Massachusetts Senate seat.

  • NEW YORK-- A growth in early voting and tough economy for the media are forcing changes to the exit poll system that television networks and The Associated Press depend upon to deliver the story on Election Night, all with the pressure-filled backdrop of a tight presidential race.

  • Scott Brown is apologizing for suggesting Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren used paid actors in political ads defending her legal work in an asbestos lawsuit. The Taunton Daily Gazette reported that Brown was asked how Warren got family members of asbestos victims to appear in her ads.

  • *Lawmakers seek tighter regulation of compounding companies* Outbreak has sickened 138 people in 11 states, killed 12* Senator Brown to return contributions from NECC owners By Tim McLaughlin and Toni Clarke.