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Asian shares slip as traders ready for Fed rate hike

Asian shares slip as traders ready for Fed rate hike

Asian markets fall as traders ready for Fed rate hike amid expectations of slower growth
Updated: 1 hour ago
After the Fed's likely rate hike this week, all bets are off

After the Fed's likely rate hike this week, all bets are off

After a likely rate hike this week, the Fed is expected to pursue a more flexible policy
Updated: 6 hours ago

Ex-bank president gets 6 years prison for fraud, conspiracy

The former president of the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program has been sentenced to 6 years in prison for fraud and conspiracy
Updated: 9 hours ago

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials
Published: 12/17/18

New chief of staff for governor-elect faces demanding job

In his relatively brief professional life, Ryan Drajewicz has worked directly with two giants in their fields
Published: 12/17/18

Texas lawmaker proposes casinos to subsidize wind insurance

A Texas lawmaker has proposed subsidizing the state's underfunded windstorm insurance and flooding assistance by building casinos in coastal counties.
Published: 12/16/18
The debt threat: Business debt, and worries about it, are up

The debt threat: Business debt, and worries about it, are up

Concerns are building from Washington to Wall Street about the trillions of dollars in debt that U.S. businesses have racked up, particularly by companies with relatively weak finances
Published: 12/14/18
EU leaders approve small steps to buttress euro currency

EU leaders approve small steps to buttress euro currency

Leaders of the European Union have agreed to press ahead with a common eurozone budget to help the currency union weather future crises.
Published: 12/14/18

UN: Venezuela exodus likely to swell to 5.3 million in 2019

The United Nations says the number of Venezuelans fleeing their country's economic and humanitarian crisis is expected to reach 5.3 million by the end of 2019 in what has become the largest exodus in modern Latin American history
Published: 12/14/18
Stocks indexes settle down, but small companies drop again

Stocks indexes settle down, but small companies drop again

US stocks finish mostly lower as banks, retailers and smaller companies fall, but the moves are small after a turbulent few days on Wall Street
Published: 12/13/18