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  • Asian markets mostly higher on upbeat Japan trade data December 18, 2017
    TOKYO (AP) — Share prices were mostly higher in Asia on Monday, lifted by robust trade data from Japan that suggest a sustained recovery in demand in China and other major markets. Last week's strong finish on Wall Street also helped lift regional benchmarks.
    The Associated Press
  • Japan exports, imports surge on strong demand in China, US December 17, 2017
    TOKYO (AP) — Japan's exports rose 16 percent in November from a year earlier driven by robust overseas demand for cars and manufacturing equipment that is helping to sustain the longest economic expansion in more than 15 years.
    The Associated Press
  • Bitcoin futures slide after trading debut on CME December 17, 2017
    NEW YORK (AP) — Another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital currency that has soared in value and volatility this year, began trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Sunday.
    The Associated Press
  • Treasury chief can't rule out shutdown, but expects deal December 17, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he can't rule out a possible government shutdown later this week if Congress deadlocks on another temporary Washington spending bill, but thinks it's unlikely.
    The Associated Press