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Buoyant Stocks Lift US Household Wealth, Mainly for Affluent

Buoyant Stocks Lift US Household Wealth, Mainly for Affluent

By Christopher Rugaber | Sep 20
A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, the culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is concentrated largely among the most affluent.

EU Chief Says Key Parts of UK Brexit Offer Not Good Enough

EU Chief Says Key Parts of UK Brexit Offer Not Good Enough

By Lorne Cook and Jill Lawless | Sep 19
European Council President Donald Tusk warned Britain on Wednesday that key parts of its offer to conclude Brexit talks are not satisfactory and must be revised, just six months before the country leaves the bloc.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Exaggerates Benefits of Tariffs to U.S.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Exaggerates Benefits of Tariffs to U.S.

By Josh Boak | Sep 18
President Donald Trump is declaring on Twitter a premature victory from his tariffs. Despite the manufacturing renaissance he claims, it's too soon to determine the full scope of any benefit or harm they might create.

Decade Later: Safer Financial System Yet Much Hasn't Changed

Decade Later: Safer Financial System Yet Much Hasn't Changed

Sep 18
On the brink of crumbling a decade ago, America's financial system was saved by an extraordinary rescue that revived Wall Street, yet did little for individuals who felt duped and left to suffer. Many still feel insecure.

Jewish Collector's Descendant Gets Nazi-Looted Renoir Back

Jewish Collector's Descendant Gets Nazi-Looted Renoir Back

By Deepti Hajela | Sep 16
The granddaughter of a Jewish art collector whose paintings were stolen by the Nazis had a family reunion with one of the works on Wednesday after almost eight decades.

Is a Personal Loan for You?

Is a Personal Loan for You?

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Sep 16
Personal loans have surged in popularity, due in part to increasing consumer confidence and a growing array of online lenders to provide them.

Report: Trump Going Ahead with Plans for New China Tariffs

Report: Trump Going Ahead with Plans for New China Tariffs

Sep 16
President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to impose new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.

Florence Likely to Expose Gaps in Flood Insurance

Florence Likely to Expose Gaps in Flood Insurance

By Ken Sweet and Meghan Hoyer | Sep 16
The number of Americans with flood insurance is on the rise, yet Hurricane Florence is likely to make it painfully clear that too many homeowners in the Carolinas and other vulnerable regions remain unprotected.

Charities Pledge Nearly $500M Against Deforestation

Charities Pledge Nearly $500M Against Deforestation

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Sep 15
A coalition of charitable groups and the government of Norway on Tuesday pledged to spend nearly half a billion dollars over the next four years to prevent deforestation internationally.

Bank of England Chief Issues Another Brexit Warning

Bank of England Chief Issues Another Brexit Warning

By Pan Pylas | Sep 15
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned Friday that developments surrounding Brexit are "the most significant influences" on the economic outlook for Britain.

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