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Global shares advance following encouraging US jobs report
World shares advance following encouraging US jobs report; central banks and data releases in focus
AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on economy, monuments, taxes; Moore on women he knew before he didn't.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on monuments, econ; Moore on accusers
AP FACT CHECK: Trump makes dubious assertions about monument lands, economy; Alabama's Moore wrestles with accusations
AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade
AP FACT CHECK: Trump is off base on black homeownership and trade with Canada
Massive winter storm stretches from Texas to Maine
Nearly 70 million people will experience freezing temperatures and ice during this winter weather weekend.
S&P 500 returns to record following strong US jobs report
Stocks rose Friday following a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report, and the strong finish pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its third straight weekly gain despite some weakness earlier in the week. The gains were widespread, and telecom and health care stocks helped lead the way. Overseas
US employers add 228K jobs; unemployment rate stays 4.1 pct.
The U.S. job market is benefiting from an unlikely source: Other countries. The global economy is showing renewed strength, with Europe, Japan and many developing nations growing in tandem for the first time in a decade. The brightening international picture is encouraging more hiring in the United
Strong US jobs figures, Brexit hopes, lift global stocks
Strong U.S. jobs figures combined with progress in Britain's talks to leave the European Union and hopes surrounding the formation of the next German government to shore up global stock markets on Friday. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0.7 percent to 7,370 while Germany's DAX
Bitcoin soars then falls back; banks raise risk concerns NEW YORK (AP) — The price of bitcoin is swinging wildly Thursday, rising to more than $19,000 only to fall sharply minutes afterward. The frenzy comes just before futures for bitcoin will start trading on the Chicago Board Options Exchange
US consumer borrowing up $20.5 billion in October
US consumer borrowing advances $20.5 billion in October, biggest gain in 11 months