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How trade tariffs could affect U.S. inflation, Fed

U.K. rate hike in doubt after weak inflation figures

Finding balance amid worldwide QE slowdown

U.S. housing starts tumble 12% in June

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It’s up to Congress now: Bernanke

Europe’s woes to continue

U.S. downgrade hurts other bond classes

Philadelphia Fed data point to recession

U.S. sees stagnant jobs market, rising inflation

German economy stalls as leaders meet

Debt downgrade threatens muni bonds

Flaherty: Canada can weather turmoil

Currency markets shrug off U.S. downgrade

U.S. still creditworthy: Obama

Fed, FDIC still accept U.S. debt

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