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Merkel could join Macron in World Economic Forum for epic clash with Trump

2 Day(s) 3 Hours 58 Minutes Ago

Angela Merkel is considering joining French President Emmanuel Macron at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Oil pulls back from highs as worries of overheating grow

5 Day(s) 1 Hours 39 Minutes Ago

Oil prices pulled back from multi-year highs reached earlier in the day on Thursday

Chances of U.S. leaving NAFTA must be taken seriously: Canada

5 Day(s) 1 Hours 42 Minutes Ago

The United States must be taken seriously when it says it might walk away from NAFTA

U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly increase for fourth straight week

5 Day(s) 3 Hours 36 Minutes Ago

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week

Asian shares weaken on trade worries, bonds recover as China rebuts report

5 Day(s) 7 Hours 33 Minutes Ago

The New Year rally in Asian shares petered out on Thursday due to concerns about rising U.S. protectionism

South Korea plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, rattles market

5 Day(s) 8 Hours 14 Minutes Ago

The South Korean government on Thursday said it plans to ban cryptocurrency trading

Fed's Evans says wanted to wait until midyear for rate hike

6 Day(s) 2 Hours 17 Minutes Ago

He expects the U.S. economy to grow a touch faster than 2.5 percent this year