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Hong Kong, Seoul stocks sharply lower after holidays

Hong Kong, Seoul stocks sharply lower after holidays

Asian stocks shuddered again Thursday, led by sharp drops in Hong Kong and South Korea, which were catching up to global market turmoil after being shut for Lunar New Year holidays
Updated: 1 hour ago
Q&A: Assessing Yellen's concerns about economy and markets

Q&A: Assessing Yellen's concerns about economy and markets

What's likely keeping Janet Yellen up at night
Updated: 3 hours ago

New Nebraska Medicaid bill reopens old divide in hearing

The newest attempt to expand health care coverage using Medicaid funding has reopened an old divide in Nebraska
Updated: 7 hours ago
Hong Kong, Seoul stocks sharply lower after holidays

Hong Kong, Seoul stocks sharply lower after holidays

Asian stocks shuddered again Thursday, led by sharp drops in Hong Kong and South Korea, which were catching up to global market turmoil after being shut for Lunar New Year holidays
Updated: 4 hours ago
Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes

Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautions that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the U.S. economy's growth and slow the pace of Fed interest rate hikes
Updated: 11 hours ago
The Latest: European markets close up amid Yellen comments

The Latest: European markets close up amid Yellen comments

European stock markets have closed higher after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen indicated the central bank would consider slowing the pace of interest rate increases
Published: 02/10/16
Eurozone concerns building again after period of calm

Eurozone concerns building again after period of calm

Fourth-quarter economic growth figures, which are due on Friday, will likely show the eurozone plodding along at a quarterly tick of around 0.3-0.4 percent _ a modest rate despite favorable conditions such as cheaper oil, a lower euro and weak inflation
Published: 02/10/16

Pierre to seek permission to reopen air service bidding

The city of Pierre plans to ask federal regulators to reopen the bidding process for airlines interested in serving South Dakota's capital city under the Essential Air Service subsidy program
Published: 02/10/16
Global stocks turn higher ahead of Yellen testimony

Global stocks turn higher ahead of Yellen testimony

European stocks are higher and Wall Street is expected to rise on the open ahead of testimony from the Federal Reserve chief that could either ease market turmoil or add to it
Published: 02/10/16
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policy

Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policy

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen begins two days of congressional testimony with the delivery of the Fed's semiannual report on interest-rate policies
Published: 02/10/16