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Not bad for a couple of $2 tickets. Mega Millions announced Friday night that the winning numbers are 4, 24, 46, 61, 70 and the Mega Ball 7. Four tickets matched all five white balls to earn the second prize, and 37 matched four white balls and the Mega Ball for a third-place prize.
  • China's trade surplus with the U.S. hit record highs in September

    China's trade surplus with the U.S. hit record highs in September

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    Notably, the September surplus with the U.S. was bigger than China's overall trade surplus of $31.69 billion for the month. President Donald Trump regularly cites the United States' massive trade deficit with China as a primary justification for his decision to implement tariffs.
  • Andrew Brunson: Turkey to release USA pastor Brunson

    Andrew Brunson: Turkey to release USA pastor Brunson

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    The United States has repeatedly called for his release. Saudi officials reject the claims as "baseless". The fourth hearing against Andrew Brunson began at 10:40 a.m.in a prison complex in the Aliağa district of the coastal city of İzmir, ending at 4:28 p.m.
  • DoubleLines Gundlach: Rates a big part of sell-off

    DoubleLines Gundlach: Rates a big part of sell-off

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    Global stock markets fell again on Thursday as investors anxious about signs of slowing growth, rising trade tensions and higher interest rates. His criticism breaks a longtime political tradition. It doesn't control long-term rates without doing the kind of extraordinary things that it started doing a decade ago. The benchmark Nikkei 225, the Hang Seng in Hong Kong and the Shanghai Composite all plummeted more than 3% in early morning trade, as investors fretted about surging interest rates ...
  • US, China trade war could dent economic growth

    US, China trade war could dent economic growth

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    The IMF also warned the new government that growth would likely slow and inflation rise further if it does not act fast. The near-term impact of a full-fledged trade war on growth in China will be almost double that of the United States, according to the IMF's estimates.
  • United States stocks plunge further, Dow drops 830 points

    United States stocks plunge further, Dow drops 830 points

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    Boeing lost 4.7 percent to $367.47 and Alphabet, Google's parent company, gave up 5 percent to $1,081.22. The S&P 500 fell more than a percent, while the Nasdaq fared slightly better. The price of the bond with the lower interest rate, known as its coupon, will fall enough to raise the yield to mirror the higher rate. Higher rates can slow economic growth, erode corporate profits and make investors less willing to pay high prices for stocks.
  • Trump says market drop is 'correction that we've been waiting for'

    Trump says market drop is 'correction that we've been waiting for'

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    I think the Fed has gone insane". The Fed policy has been criticized by President Donald Trump . Last week's jump in yields followed strong United States data but many analysts have been anticipating dynamics in the bond market to change due to expectations that central banks in Europe and Japan will soon phase out bond-buying programs.
  • Imf Warns Of 'somewhat' Greater Global Financial Risk

    Imf Warns Of 'somewhat' Greater Global Financial Risk

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    The country returned to a growth rate of 1.5 percent in 2017 after two years of decline. The IMF said the balance of risks was now tilted to the downside, with a higher likelihood that financial conditions will tighten further as interest rates normalise, hurting emerging markets further at a time when US-led demand growth will start to slow as some tax cuts expire.
  • Who are Nobel Prize winners William Nordhaus and Paul Romer?

    Who are Nobel Prize winners William Nordhaus and Paul Romer?

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    Nordhaus concluded that the most efficient approach was to deploy carbon taxes , applied uniformly to different countries. Romer, who is on leave from New York University, shares the award with Yale economist William D. William Nordhaus , one of two men to receive the Nobel prize in economics on Monday, grew up in Albuquerque and travels yearly to New Mexico for summer visits with family.
  • Dow Jones plunges 800 points as tech stocks tumble

    Dow Jones plunges 800 points as tech stocks tumble

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    I think the Fed has gone insane". "They're so tight." He noted of today's market, "It's a correction that we've been waiting for, for a long time". "But I really disagree with what the Fed is doing, okay?" The S&P 500 was also down 3% while the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 4%.
  • U.S. raises pressure on Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

    U.S. raises pressure on Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

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    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman told Bloomberg News in an interview last week that Khashoggi had left the consulate shortly after entering it last week and that he was ready to let Turkey search the building. Both hotels declined to comment on the report . Turkish media released police CCTV surveillance videos said to be of a Saudi "assassination squad".
  • India will break U.S. sanctions and keep importing Iranian oil

    India will break U.S. sanctions and keep importing Iranian oil

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    A former Saudi government advisor, Khashoggi has been openly critical of Prince Mohammed, accusing him of introducing a new era of "fear, intimidation, arrests and public shaming". Investigators want to know why 15 men flew for Saudi Arabia to Istanbul the morning of Khashoggi's scheduled meeting, were in the consulate building the same time he was, then immediately left the country.
  • China shares weigh on regional markets despite central bank support

    China shares weigh on regional markets despite central bank support

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    In its Sunday statement, the Chinese central bank said some of the liquidity released by the reserve rate cut will be used to pay back 450 billion yuan ($65.5 billion) of a medium-term lending facility that will mature on October 15. "Moreover, there is still room for further RRR cuts when necessary, though the chance for an interest rate cut is limited given the continued Fed rate hiking cycle, in our view".
  • The IMF again downgrades outlook for the global economy

    The IMF again downgrades outlook for the global economy

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    US stock markets are also at record highs. IMF's forecast for Singapore's economic outlook remains steady at 2.9% for 2018, but has been revised downward by 0.2 percentage points to 2.5% for the following year. The Fund says the global economy's growth target has dropped by 2 percent from the initial 3.9 percent. Obstfeld said the International Monetary Fund does not see a generalized pullback from emerging markets, nor contagion that will spill over to those emerging economies which ...
  • Iran refutes Saudi claim that can meet post-sanctions oil demand

    Iran refutes Saudi claim that can meet post-sanctions oil demand

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    The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the administration was "in the midst of an internal process" of considering exemptions for major cuts. India is going to continue buying Iranian oil in November despite the USA sanctions, Reuters reported citing sources close to the Indian oil industry.