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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Here is what you need to know.
The government shutdown reaches a 32nd day. The shutdown could cost US gross domestic product in excess of $6 billion - more than President Donald Trump is asking for the border wall - by the end of this week, according to an estimate from Beth Ann Bovino, the chief US economist for S&P Global.
The IMF lowers its global-growth forecast. The International Monetary Fund lowered its global growth forecast for the second time in three months Monday, saying the world economy would grow at a 3.5% year-over-year rate in 2019 and 3.6% in 2020, down from its previous...
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WATCH: Republicans push for vote on Trump's proposal to end shutdown

WATCH: Republicans push for vote on Trump's proposal to end shutdown

6 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

President Donald Trump's plan would provide temporary protections for Dreamers in exchange for $5.7 billion for his wall, but Democrats say that plan is dead on arrival.
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Here is what you need to know.
The government shutdown reaches a 32nd day. The shutdown could cost US GDP in excess of $6 billion - more than President Donald Trump is asking for the wall - by the end of this week, according to an estimate from Beth Ann Bovino, the chief US economist for S&P Global.
The IMF lowers its global-growth forecast. The IMF lowered its global-growth forecast for the second time in three months Monday, saying the world economy will grow at a 3.5% year-over-year rate in 2019 and 3.6% in 2020, down from its previous projection of 3.7% and 3.8%
China's economy grows...
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Trump reportedly wants to 'buy' Greenland. This is what it's like at the...

Trump reportedly wants to 'buy' Greenland. This is what it's like at the US's Arctic base there

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Trump held a call with top Wall Street execs as markets tumbled Wednesday

Trump held a call with top Wall Street execs as markets tumbled Wednesday

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Jeffrey Epstein's alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell was spotted at an In-N-Out...

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The man police are looking to question after finding pressure cookers in a...

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A 7-foot crocodile swam just feet away from a group of children in an Ohio...

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Israel blocking 2 US Muslim congresswomen from entering the country is a...

Israel blocking 2 US Muslim congresswomen from entering the country is a huge show of weakness that will probably backfire

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President Trump Reportedly Wants to Buy Greenland. TIME Reported Similar...

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Miley Cyrus sings about heartbreak and seems to reference Liam Hemsworth in...

Miley Cyrus sings about heartbreak and seems to reference Liam Hemsworth in her first song since their breakup

Miley Cyrus released a new song called "Slide Away," and it seemingly references her relationship with Liam Hemsworth . The couple met on the set of the 2010 movie "The Last... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know: 1. Global equities are rallying after week from hell but investors 'remain on the defensive'. "Some semblance of stability is returning to Asian... Read more ...

Over a barrel: Trump's oil sanctions make Russian crude exporters $1 billion...

Over a barrel: Trump's oil sanctions make Russian crude exporters $1 billion richer

US economic pressure on Iran and Venezuela has deprived world oil markets of two large exporters. However, this gap has been filled by Russian supplies, earning its oil firms... Read more ...