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Economy could keep Dow rising in 2020

Trade jitters have taken financial markets on a wild ride this year, putting some cracks in the global economy. But stocks still kept hitting record highs.

Dutch pension system faces cuts

Record low interest rates are forcing the world's best pension system to take drastic action aimed at staving off cuts to payouts that were once unthinkable.

More tax cuts and negative rates: Trump reveals 2020 economy push

In his mostly scripted speech to the Economic Club of New York, the president revealed both his impeachment counter-programming and his re-election theme for 2020. The president's message to New York's financial elite: The economy is booming because of Trump. You may not like him, but you can't afford not to vote for him.

Recession not right around the corner, Fed official says

The American economy is experiencing turbulence. The trade war and global weakness are slowing growth. But Mary Daly, the president of the San Francisco Federal Reserve, is confident the economy will get through the storm unscathed.

Strong dollar hurting global economy

The world economy is slowing. In past recessions, fast-growing emerging markets have helped bail out the global economy. But there's one thing standing in the way of history repeating itself this time: the strong US dollar.