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  • Malloy also would restore $40 million of the $100 million he cut from private, nonprofit health and human service providers in a previous executive order issued in June. "In the absence of an adopted budget from the General Assembly, my administration is reallocating resources to pay for basic human services, education in our most challenged school districts...

  • A person takes a photograph of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Our live blog tracked news that Wall Street stocks are set for their second weekly loss as investors focus on policy uncertainty and terror attacks.

  • LONDON, Aug 18- Stock markets have spent the year rising on bets of a resurgence in inflation, while central bankers trying to manage the global economy have spent the same time repeatedly reassuring everyone it's just around the corner. In the United States, where the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, inflation pressures are in an extended lull, which...

  • LONDON, Aug 18- Stock markets have spent the year rising on bets of a resurgence in inflation, while central bankers trying to manage the global economy have spent the same time repeatedly reassuring everyone it's just around the corner. In the United States, where the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, inflation pressures are in an extended lull, which...

  • LONDON, Aug 18- Stock markets have spent the year rising on bets of a resurgence in inflation, while central bankers trying to manage the global economy have spent the same time repeatedly reassuring everyone it's just around the corner. In the United States, where the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, inflation pressures are in an extended lull, which...

  • LONDON, Aug 18- Stock markets have spent the year rising on bets of a resurgence in inflation, while central bankers trying to manage the global economy have spent the same time repeatedly reassuring everyone it's just around the corner. In the United States, where the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, inflation pressures are in an extended lull, which...

  • The losses were caused by doubts that President Donald Trump can deliver promised tax cuts and stimulus as rumours swirled that chief economic adviser Gary Cohn would resign and business leaders deserted the administration over Trump's handling of white supremacist violence. "Risk-off is also triggered by the rumour that Trump's main economic adviser...

  • BUDAPEST, Aug 18- Emerging European stocks fell on Friday over concern raised by attacks in Spain and U.S. economic policy while currencies trod water ahead of the release of Polish economic data. Spain mounted an anti-terrorism operation on Friday after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people, in what police...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 18- The dollar edged lower versus the yen on Friday, hampered by renewed investor concerns over the Trump administration's ability to push forward its economic policy agenda. News of a deadly attack in Barcelona and speculation on Thursday over the possible departure of White House Economic Adviser Gary Cohn rattled markets, sparking a selloff...

  • Aug 17- Confronting an economy in which falling unemployment is failing to kindle inflation, as the supposed laws of economics say it should, the European Central Bank counsels patience, persistence and prudence. The data, both in the eurozone and the United States, is not supportive of the old verities embodied in the Phillips curve, which holds that as...

  • *Rumor on top White House economic adviser unnerves investors. Treasury yields fell on Thursday as investors, unnerved by a deadly attack in Barcelona and speculation about a top White House economic adviser quitting, favored safe, low-yielding bonds over stocks and other risky assets. A White House official said Cohn "intends to remain in his position."

  • *Rumor on top White House economic adviser unnerve investors. Treasury yields fell on Thursday as investors, unnerved by a deadly attack in Barcelona and speculation about a top White House economic adviser quitting, favored safe, low-yielding bonds over stocks and other risky assets. A White House official said Cohn "intends to remain in his position."

  • LONDON, Aug 17- Sterling edged past 91 pence per euro on Thursday after a mixed batch of UK retail sales figures helped investors put aside nerves over the economy and Brexit talks that have driven the currency to its weakest since October. The pound gained 0.2 percent on the day to 91.10 pence per euro, but was flat against the dollar at $1.2883.

  • LONDON, Aug 17- Sterling edged past 91 pence per euro on Thursday after a mixed batch of UK retail sales figures helped investors put aside nerves over the economy and Brexit talks that have driven the currency to its weakest since October. The pound gained 0.2 percent on the day to 91.10 pence per euro, but was flat against the dollar at $1.2883.

  • LONDON, Aug 17- Euro zone government bond yields fell across the board on Thursday after published remarks from policymakers in both Europe and the United States suggested they were cautious about withdrawing monetary stimulus too quickly. European Central Bank policymakers worried about a possible overshoot in the euro when they met on July 20, minutes of...

  • LONDON, Aug 17- Global stocks fell on Thursday as investors trimmed their exposure to riskier assets after central bank minutes revealed a wary take on the economic outlook from ratesetters on both sides of the Atlantic. The European Central Bank expressed caution about removing monetary stimulus too soon following a recent bounce in the euro, the record of...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— The European Central Bank's policymakers are still concerned that inflation in the 19- nation eurozone is too low despite an improving economy and seem worried about the strength of the shared euro currency, their last meeting shows. The account of the July 20 meeting, published Thursday, shows the rate-setters noted that market investors...

  • European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi.

    European Central Bank policymakers worried about a possible overshoot in the euro when they met on July 20, minutes of the meeting showed on Thursday.

  • Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank.

    Our live blog tracked euro's reaction after the latest ECB minutes showed policymakers concerned about the overshoot in the euro when they met on July 20.

  • LONDON, Aug 17- Gold rose for a second consecutive day on Thursday after Federal Reserve officials hinted that U.S. interest rates could rise more slowly than expected, while palladium hit a new 16- year high, supported by strong industrial metals markets. The minutes of the Fed's July 25-26 policy meeting showed some policymakers wished to halt further rate...

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