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Treasury Secretary: Congress May Need Quick Debt Limit Deal

Treasury Secretary: Congress May Need Quick Debt Limit Deal

By Alan Fram | Jul 11
Congress might need to extend the government's crucial ability to borrow money before leaving the Capitol for its August recess, Trump administration officials said Wednesday.

World Shares Advance after Fed Signals U.S. Rate Cut Likely

World Shares Advance after Fed Signals U.S. Rate Cut Likely

By Elaine Kurtenbach | Jul 11
Shares rose Thursday in Europe and Asia, tracking gains on Wall Street after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the U.S. central bank is ready to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade.

Gaza's Traditional Crafts Industries Rapidly Disappearing

Gaza's Traditional Crafts Industries Rapidly Disappearing

By Fares Akram and Khalil Hamra | Jul 11
When Gazans think of better economic times, images of clay pottery, colorful glassware, bamboo furniture and ancient frame looms weaving bright rugs and mats all come to mind.

Powell Testimony to Be Studied for Signs of Coming Rate Cut

Powell Testimony to Be Studied for Signs of Coming Rate Cut

By Martin Crutsinger | Jul 10
Every sentence Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks to Congress this week is sure to be parsed by investors who expect — and hope — the Fed will cut interest rates later this month for the first time in a decade.

Wyoming Coal Miners Left Wondering after Bankruptcy Filing

Wyoming Coal Miners Left Wondering after Bankruptcy Filing

Jul 8
Wyoming coal workers who were locked out of their jobs after a company filed for bankruptcy protection are wondering whether they'll ever be called back to work.

Poll: 1 in 4 Don't Plan to Retire Despite Realities of Aging

Poll: 1 in 4 Don't Plan to Retire Despite Realities of Aging

By Andrew Soergel | Jul 8
Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals' retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce.

How I Ditched Debt: 'It Made our Marriage So Strong'

How I Ditched Debt: 'It Made our Marriage So Strong'

By Laura McMullen | Jul 7
Ray Robertson's debt-payoff journey involves two fateful conversations across the ocean from where he grew up.

Millennial Money: 5 Money Tactics for Military Deployments

Millennial Money: 5 Money Tactics for Military Deployments

By Courtney Jespersen | Jul 6
While overseas or in a combat zone, service members don't have much time to focus on finances. Here are five important money lessons all deployers — and their dependents — should know.

June Jobs Report Could Show Whether U.S. Economy is Weakening

June Jobs Report Could Show Whether U.S. Economy is Weakening

By Josh Boak | Jul 5
The June jobs report being released Friday will likely help determine whether the U.S. economy has stabilized or is gradually weakening. The evidence is conflicting.

Trump Says U.S. Should Start Manipulating the Dollar

Trump Says U.S. Should Start Manipulating the Dollar

By Martin Crutsinger | Jul 4
President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of playing a "big currency manipulation game," and said the United States should match that effort

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