Ex-President Pinera favored in Chile vote, runoff likely

Nov 19, 2017

Former President Sebastian Pinera is widely expected to win Sunday's election backed by Chileans who hope the billionaire businessman can lift the country from an economic slowdown, but he's unlikely to avoid a runoff

Jobless rates fell in 12 US states, hit record lows in 3

Nov 17, 2017

Unemployment rates fell to record lows in Alabama, Hawaii and Texas last month, and dropped in 9 other US states

Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Europe

Nov 17, 2017

Ousted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma says he plans to take his fight against Venezuela's socialist government to Europe after escaping from house arrest and fleeing to Colombia

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 has second straight weekly loss

Nov 17, 2017

Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street, led by drops in technology sector companies, as the market gives back some of its big gain from a day earlier.

Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try

Nov 17, 2017

Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try in GOP tax plan

US stock indexes step back after a big gain; retailers climb

Nov 17, 2017

US stock indexes are slightly lower as technology companies return some of the previous day's gain

US seeks more action from African nations on North Korea

Nov 17, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tilllerson is calling on African nations to do more to isolate North Korea, which relies on trade and military relationships on the continent as a source of hard currency

Shares of online styling service Stitch Fix rise in debut

Nov 17, 2017

Shares of online clothing service Stitch Fix jump 14 percent in their stock market debut after the company raised $120 million in an initial public offering

US home construction reaches strongest pace in a year

Nov 17, 2017

US construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October; building of apartment complexes surged

Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

Nov 17, 2017

While much of the British economy is suffering from uncertainty over Brexit, there's one industry that is enjoying a bounce, the tourism sector

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