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IMF board expresses confidence in Lagarde

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The executive board of the International Monetary Fund expressed confidence Friday in IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde after receiving a briefing on...full story
updated 2014-08-30 06:01 AM
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In this July 18, 2014 photo, South Coast Plaza General Manager Werner Escher, second from right, greets Chinese tourists visiting the shopping center in Costa Mesa, Calif. Chinese tourism is surging and the mall is a popular destination that is doing what it can to keep the buses coming, from accepting China In this July 18, 2014 photo, Chinese tourists visit the South Coast Plaza Shopping Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. Chinese tourism is surging and the mall is a popular destination that is doing what it can to keep the buses coming, from accepting China In this July 18, 2014, photo, a South Coast Plaza Shopping Center VIP access lounge butler welcomes Chinese visitors in Costa Mesa, Calif. Chinese tourism is surging and the mall is a popular destination that is doing what it can to keep the buses coming, from accepting China FILE - In this Monday, March 8, 2010, file photo, a sign for Wall Street is shown near the New York Stock Exchange. Global shares were mixed Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 after the latest record close for the Standard & Poor's 500, with Europe off to a shaky start despite a strong day in Asia. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) Trader Mario Innella, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. U.S. stocks are opening higher, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index closer toward another record high. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) In this Monday Aug. 4, 2014 photo, Chinese tourists on board the Princess Cruises ship Diamond Princess off the coast of Fukuoka, Japan. Cruise operators have traditionally sent older vessels to developing countries while saving their most advanced ships for U.S. and European customers. But surging growth in China means it In this July 18, 2014 photo, South Coast Plaza General Manager Werner Escher, middle at doorway, greets Chinese tourists visiting the shopping center in Costa Mesa, Calif. Chinese tourism is surging and the mall is a popular destination that is doing what it can to keep the buses coming, from accepting China FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, file photo, trader Leon Montana works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, as investors weighed the latest batch of corporate deal news and mixed economic reports on home prices and demand for big-ticket items. The Standard & Poor's 500 index held at 2,000, extending the prior day's gains. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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IMF board expresses confidence in Lagarde
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The executive board of the International Monetary Fund expressed confidence Friday in IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde after receiving a briefing on....Fullstory

2014-08-30 06:01 AM

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Associated Press

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Associated Press

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2014-08-30 03:01 AM

Stock market closes at record high Stock market closes at record high
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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By JOSEPH PISANI
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