Robots aren't replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report.Thursday's report from the Washington think tank says roughly 36 million Americans hold jobs with "high exposure" to automation — meaning at least 70 percent of their tasks could soon...
NEW YORK — Diplomatic relations between U.S. and Venezuela have hit a new low over President Donald Trump's decision to recognize the leader of the South American country's opposition as its legitimate president. But the two countries have long history of interdependency when it comes to oil that has endured through years of political tensions. Trump has long considered...
Federal Reserve officials are nearing a decision on when to end the reduction of the bonds the central bank is holding on its balance sheet, a key consideration for investors watching how far the central bank will go in tightening monetary policy, according to a Wall Street Journal report.The Fed began the balance sheet roll off in October 2017 after...
The colossal disarray over the British government’s plans to leave the European Union comes at an awkward moment for global financial markets.How can anyone in New York hope to make sense of the mess in London when the government in Washington is partially shut down, with no chance of reopening in sight?Yet financial markets put a price on just...
Stocks ended higher Friday as President Donald Trump announced that he had reached a continuing resolution with Congress to reopen the U.S. government. The temporary deal will fund the government for three weeks, until Feb. 15.The Dow gained 183 points, posting its fifth consecutive week of gains. The S&P 500 rose 0.85 percent, while the Nasdaq added 1.3 percent...

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