Budgets & Deficits

  • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    | 09/02/14 10:25 AM

    DETROIT (AP) — Starting Tuesday, lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out the city's billions of dollars in debt...
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  • Health care spending in Massachusetts on the rise

    | 09/02/14 07:05 AM

    BOSTON (AP) — A new report says health care spending in Massachusetts continues to grow faster than the rate of inflation. The report is scheduled to be released Tuesday by the Center for Health...
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  • Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

    Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

    | 09/01/14 05:33 PM

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's economic recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to...
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Economy

  • Euro continues descent ahead of ECB meeting

    Euro continues descent ahead of ECB meeting

    | 09/02/14 10:21 AM

    LONDON (AP) — The euro fell to a one-year low against the dollar on Tuesday as it continued to lose support from speculation that the European Central Bank could start pumping money into the...
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  • US stock market edges higher in early trading

    US stock market edges higher in early trading

    | 09/02/14 10:00 AM

    U.S. stocks are wavering in early trading as investors look ahead to major economic reports out this week. Central banks meet this week in Europe and Japan, and the jobs report for August comes...
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  • Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

    Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

    | 09/02/14 08:55 AM

    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would...
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