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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

27 days 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

27 days 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

27 days 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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7 MPs quit Labour over the party's handling of Brexit and anti-semitism

7 MPs quit Labour over the party's handling of Brexit and anti-semitism

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Facebook accused of acting like 'digital gangsters' in a devastating report...

Facebook accused of acting like 'digital gangsters' in a devastating report by lawmakers

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Andrew McCabe describes 'incredibly turbulent' period after Trump fired...

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Anthony Weiner has been released from prison after nearly 15 months

Anthony Weiner has been released from prison after nearly 15 months

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Four people died in a 12-hour hostage standoff in Mississippi

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People are criticizing Jussie Smollett following reports that he may have...

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio slammed Amazon for canceling its HQ2...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio slammed Amazon for canceling its HQ2 project, calling it 'an abuse of corporate power'

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'SNL' mocked Trump's border wall national emergency - and Trump wasn't happy

'SNL' mocked Trump's border wall national emergency - and Trump wasn't happy

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The British teen who ran away to join ISIS but now wants to return to the UK...

The British teen who ran away to join ISIS but now wants to return to the UK has given birth in Syria

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