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Laila Kearney

U.S. state spending exceeds $2 trillion in fiscal 2018: report

12:22am EST

NEW YORK U.S. state spending topped $2 trillion for the first time in fiscal 2018, with Medicaid expenditures rising the most along with a significant increase in transportation spending, according to a report released on Thursday.

RPT-U.S. municipal bond market struggles to find footing

Nov 05 2018

NEW YORK, Nov 5 The typically steady-as-she-goes U.S. municipal bond market is beginning to tread on shaky ground, with continuous mutual fund outflows, weaker prices and rising supply in recent weeks.

U.S. municipal bond market struggles to find footing

Nov 02 2018

NEW YORK The typically steady-as-she-goes U.S. municipal bond market is beginning to tread on shaky ground, with continuous mutual fund outflows, weaker prices and rising supply in recent weeks.

U.S. municipal bond market struggles to find footing

Nov 02 2018

NEW YORK, Nov 2 The typically steady-as-she-goes U.S. municipal bond market is beginning to tread on shaky ground, with continuous mutual fund outflows, weaker prices and rising supply in recent weeks.

As states chase sports betting gold, addicts left in the cold

Oct 26 2018

NEW YORK On the day Jeff Wasserman's decades-long gambling addiction came to a head, the Delaware lawyer found himself parked outside a convenience store with three agonizing options: end his life, flee the country or come clean and get help. | Video

Global stocks rebound but S&P 500 posts biggest weekly loss since March

Oct 12 2018

NEW YORK Stock markets worldwide rebounded on Friday after a multi-day sell-off but still registered their biggest weekly losses in months, while U.S. Treasury yields rose and the dollar held its gains. | Video

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rebound but remain on track for weekly loss

Oct 12 2018

NEW YORK, Oct 12 Stock markets worldwide bounced back on Friday after a multi-day sell-off but remained on track for their biggest weekly losses in months, while U.S. Treasury yields inched higher and the dollar held its gains.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares rebound but remain on track for weekly loss

Oct 12 2018

NEW YORK, Oct 12 Stock markets worldwide bounced back on Friday after a multi-day selloff that left the equity markets on track for their biggest weekly losses in months, while U.S. Treasury yields moved higher and the dollar held its gains.

Stocks fall globally after U.S. jobs data, Treasury yields rise again

Oct 05 2018

NEW YORK Major world stock markets sank for a second straight day on Friday after strong U.S. jobs numbers signaled a continued tightening of the labor market and increased inflation pressures, while Treasury yields rose again to multi-year highs. | Video

GLOBAL MARKETS/-Stocks slip globally amid U.S. jobs data, Treasury yields rise

Oct 05 2018

* Oil prices rise, supported by U.S. jobs data, Iran sanctions

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