Economic policy

President Donald Trump points to reporters after speaking at the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Washington, as he and his family were leaving for a Thanksgiving trip to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 22, 2017 - 3:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed new sanctions on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue. The Treasury Department also designated a North...
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a moderated discussion at New York University's Stern School of Business, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
November 21, 2017 - 8:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the biggest challenge facing the central bank in coming years will be to craft an interest rate policy that avoids putting the economy through a "boom-bust" cycle. She said that going forward, the Fed will be faced with a...
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November 21, 2017 - 7:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the biggest challenge facing the central bank in coming years will be to craft an interest rate policy that avoids putting the economy through a "boom-bust" cycle. She says that going forward, the Fed will be faced with a delicate balancing...
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People watch a TV screen showing an image of U.S. President Donald Trump at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half brother in February. The signs read "Threat to the world." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
November 21, 2017 - 4:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed new sanctions Tuesday on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue. The Treasury Department also designated a...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on European Union leaders are gathering for a two day summit. British media reports said Tuesday Nov. 21, 2017, the U.K. is planning to offer more money to settle its "Brexit bill" with the European Union _ but only if the EU agrees to start discussing a future free-trade deal. The bill is a key sticking point in divorce negotiations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)
November 21, 2017 - 7:04 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain is reportedly planning to offer more money to settle its bill with the European Union in a bid to unblock stalled Brexit negotiations — but only if the EU agrees to start discussing a future free-trade deal. The size of the bill, covering commitments Britain has made while an...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen listens to introductions as she is awarded the Paul H. Douglas Award for Ethics in Government, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Yellen is submitting her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump, announcing that she will leave the board when her successor Jerome Powell is sworn is as Fed chairman. Yellen’s four-year term as Fed chair ends on Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
November 20, 2017 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen on Monday submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump, announcing that she will leave the board when her successor is sworn in as Fed chairman. In a letter to the president, Yellen said she would "do my utmost" to make sure that...
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November 20, 2017 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on six Iranian men and companies for counterfeiting Yemeni currency as a part of a scheme by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to destabilize the country. The Treasury Department said Monday that those sanctioned, including two...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., joined by House Republicans, speaks to the media following a vote on tax reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington. A popular deduction targeted in the GOP’s overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
November 18, 2017 - 9:45 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A popular deduction targeted in the GOP's overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise. The exact effect in every state isn't...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for an EU social summit for fair jobs and growth in Gothenburg, Sweden, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (Jonas Ekstromer/TT News Agency via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 4:21 am
GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) — European Union leaders warned Britain Friday that it must do much more to convince them that Brexit talks should be broadened to cover future relations and trade from December. At an EU summit in Sweden, Prime Minister Theresa May's government was urged to clarify how much...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for an EU social summit for fair jobs and growth in Gothenburg, Sweden, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (Jonas Ekstromer/TT News Agency via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 3:29 am
GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) — European Union leaders warned Britain Friday that it must do much more to convince them that Brexit talks should be broadened to cover future relations and trade from December. At an EU summit in Sweden, Prime Minister Theresa May's government was urged to clarify how much...
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