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Born out of the financial crisis, bull market nears record

Aug. 20, 2018 10:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The bull market in U.S. stocks is about to become the longest in history. If stocks don't drop significantly by the close of trading Wednesday, the bull market that began in March 2009 will have lasted nine years, five months and 13 days, a record that few would have predicted when the...

Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key ex-officials

Jul. 18, 2018 12:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three officials who played vital roles in combating the 2008 financial crisis say they worry that the painful lessons from the banking system's near-collapse a decade ago may be forgotten. "It is important that people focus on the lessons," said former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson....

Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key ex-officials

Jul. 18, 2018 12:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three officials who played vital roles in combating the 2008 financial crisis say they worry that the painful lessons from the banking system's near-collapse a decade ago may be forgotten. "It is important that people focus on the lessons," says former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson....