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US regulators lift strict oversight of Prudential

US regulators lift strict oversight of Prudential

US regulators remove strict oversight of Prudential, ending restrictions imposed after 2008 financial crisis
Published: 10/17/18

UK inflation drop eases central bank dilemma ahead of Brexit

Inflation in Britain eased markedly during September, lowering the pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates while the country faces uncertainty from Brexit.
Published: 10/17/18

Cuban diplomats disrupt UN meeting called by US on prisoners

About 20 Cuban diplomats and supporters have disrupted a U.N. meeting called by the United States to spotlight the island nation's political prisoners, banging on tables and shouting "Cuba, yes! U.S. blockade, no!"
Published: 10/16/18
Trump escalates his attacks on Fed: 'My biggest threat'

Trump escalates his attacks on Fed: 'My biggest threat'

Trump launches new round of criticism at Federal Reserve, saying it is 'my biggest threat'
Published: 10/16/18

Group: Cuba frees dissident after US call for release

A Cuban dissident group says the island's government has released Tomas Nunez Magdariaga, who had carried out a lengthy hunger strike to protest his imprisonment
Published: 10/16/18

UK wages grow at fastest in a decade but Brexit casts shadow

Wages in Britain are rising at their highest rate in nearly a decade, which should shore up living standards as the country navigates the final few months of the Brexit discussions.
Published: 10/16/18
US budget deficit hits highest level in 6 years

US budget deficit hits highest level in 6 years

The federal budget deficit has surged to $779 billion in fiscal 2018
Published: 10/15/18

US: Cuba's political prisoners are "affront" to democracy

The U.S. says Cuba's 130 political prisoners are an "affront" to democratic freedoms, but Cuba points to Trump's "agenda of supremacist, racist and xenophobic ideas."
Published: 10/15/18

Business Highlights

Business Highlights
Published: 10/15/18

Buehler invested $100k in tax credits, then blasted program

On the floor of the Oregon House, Knute Buehler decried the state's controversial business energy tax incentives without disclosing that he and his wife had invested $100,000 in the program
Published: 10/15/18