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Fed news sends bond yields sharply lower; US stocks mixed
Banks led U.S. stocks mostly lower Wednesday after a brief rally sparked by the Federal Reserve's latest policy update faded. Bond prices rose sharply, pulling Treasury yields down to the lowest levels in more than a year.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Markets Right Now: Fed news sends bond yields sharply lower
Stocks got a brief bump from news that the Federal Reserve doesn't plan to raise rates this year, but still ended mostly lower after those gains faded.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Federal Reserve signals no interest rate hike in 2019
Federal Reserve signals no interest rate hike in 2019
Updated: 9 hours ago
US man arrested for allegedly stabbing wife at Tokyo court
Media reports say Japanese police have arrested an American man on suspicion of fatally stabbing his Japanese wife at a court where they were to settle a divorce.
Published: 03/20/19
Shifting hopes as Republicans and Democrats await Mueller
It's a witch hunt, a vendetta, the worst presidential harassment in history.
Published: 03/20/19
Disney closes $71 billion merger with Fox
Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting 'Cinderella,' 'The Simpsons,' 'Star Wars' and 'Dr. Strange' under one corporate roof.
Published: 03/20/19
Carlton: Two Tampa parents were found insane when they killed their kids. So what was in John Jonchuck's heart?
Before John Jonchuck, a mother who strangled her two children and a college student whose newborn drowned in a dorm toilet successfully argued insanity. Is the act itself proof?
Published: 03/19/19
The Latest: Powell not worried about federal debt yet
The Latest: Fed Chairman Powell not worried about federal debt yet
Updated: 7 hours ago
Federal Reserve foresees no interest rate hikes in 2019
Federal Reserve foresees no interest rate hikes in 2019
Updated: 5 hours ago
North Carolina editorial roundup
Summary of recent North Carolina newspaper editorials
Updated: 7 hours ago
Asian markets trend lower, tracking Wall St losses
Asian shares mostly lower, tracking Wall Street losses ahead of Fed meeting
Published: 03/20/19
UN rights chief: US sanctions could deepen Venezuelan crisis
The United Nations' high commissioner for human rights worries recent U.S. sanctions aimed at toppling Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro could harm the nation's people
Updated: 4 hours ago
World markets mostly lower as investors await Fed report
World shares mostly lower ahead of Fed meeting, as White House says trade talks to resume next week
Published: 03/20/19