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Fed's mixed signals on next move send Wall Street lower

4 hours 35 min ago
Wall Street sank on Wednesday as Federal Reserve policymakers gave mixed signals about their next move after cutting interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in a widely expected move.
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In must-win South Carolina, Biden must seal the deal with black voters

4 hours 59 min ago
A marching band played and several hundred people roared for former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at a South Carolina country general store this week, a stark contrast to the respectful but less enthusiastic applause given to several of his Democratic presidential rivals.
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Northern Ireland's DUP calls for Brexit 'refit' of 1998 peace accord

5 hours 3 min ago
Northern Ireland's largest party, the Democratic Unionist Party, on Wednesday called for a "refit" of the British province's 1998 peace deal "to take account of any new Brexit deal."
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Fed cuts rates on 7-3 vote, gives mixed signals on next move

5 hours 8 min ago
The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time this year on Wednesday in a widely expected move meant to sustain a decade-long economic expansion, but gave mixed signals about what may happen next.
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Instant view: Fed cuts rates again, gives mixed signals for next move

5 hours 8 min ago
The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time this year on Wednesday in a widely expected move meant to sustain a decade-long economic expansion, but gave mixed signals about what may happen next.
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Stocks fall after Fed cuts rates but gives mixed signals; dollar up

5 hours 12 min ago
Wall Street stocks slipped on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve gave mixed signals about what may happen next after it cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time this year in a widely expected move.
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Trump says there are many options short of war with Iran after attack on Saudis

5 hours 13 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday there were many options short of war with Iran after U.S. ally Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were used in a crippling attack on its oil sites that was "unquestionably sponsored" by Tehran.
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Iran to hold annual Gulf drills with 200 frigates, speedboats

5 hours 13 min ago
Iran will hold its annual military parade on Sept. 22 in the Gulf with 200 frigates and speedboats, the semi-official Iran Front Page website reported on Wednesday, at a time of soaring tension between Tehran and Washington.
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EU's Tusk, Britain's Johnson to discuss Brexit next week

5 hours 14 min ago
European Council President Donald Tusk and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson are due to hold bilateral talks on Brexit on the sidelines of a U.N. session in New York next week, according to an official with the bloc.
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U.S. Congress to advance 'Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy' bill

5 hours 22 min ago
U.S. congressional committees are due to start voting next week on legislation supporting human rights in Hong Kong, with measures under consideration including annual reviews of the Chinese territory's special economic status and the imposition of sanctions on those who undermine its autonomy.
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Trump on Fed: 'No 'guts,' no sense, no vision!'

5 hours 26 min ago
President Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve for delivering only a quarter-percentage point interest rate cut on Wednesday, saying the central bank and its leader, Jerome Powell, had "No 'guts,' no sense, no vision!"
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UK's Johnson says EU's Juncker shares determination to avoid no-deal Brexit

5 hours 28 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have a "shared determination" to reach a deal over Brexit, Johnson's office said in a statement on Wednesday after the two leaders spoke by telephone.
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U.S. housing starts, building permits scale 12-year high

5 hours 31 min ago
U.S. homebuilding surged to more than a 12-year high in August as both single- and multi-family housing construction accelerated, suggesting that lower mortgage rates were finally providing a boost to the struggling housing market.
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Wall Street sinks after Fed gives mixed signals on next move

5 hours 31 min ago
Wall Street sank on Wednesday when Federal Reserve policy makers gave mixed signals about their next move after cutting interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in a widely expected move.
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DUP says it wants Brexit deal, but Northern Ireland must be 'master' of rules

5 hours 38 min ago
The Northern Ireland party whose 10 members of parliament back Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government said on Wednesday it wants to help secure an orderly Brexit but that the region must remain "master" of the rules governing its economy.
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GM to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers in Canada

5 hours 38 min ago
General Motors Co said on Wednesday it plans to temporarily lay off about 1,200 workers at its Oshawa assembly plant in Canada, which makes the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks.
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Fed makes small changes in bid to better control policy rate

5 hours 42 min ago
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday tweaked two key rates used to manage its main policy lever after turmoil this week in funding markets briefly pushed the overnight bank-to-bank lending rates above the U.S. central bank's target range.
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Israeli voters deliver deadlock, Netanyahu's tenure in doubt

5 hours 45 min ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and a center-left grouping that would be led by former military chief Benny Gantz.
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FOMC statement from Sept 17-18 meeting

5 hours 45 min ago
Following is the full text of the statement released by the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday following a two-day meeting:
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Five ways the Fed's rate cut could affect consumers

5 hours 51 min ago
The Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates on Wednesday for the second time this year could have wide-ranging implications for consumers' wallets.
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