RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina's insurance commissioner on Monday began deciding whether to allow homeowner's coverage costs to rise by as much as 35 percent even as more insurers demand even higher rates in agreements with customers.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday on investor hopes for a strong earnings season, but IBM's disappointing results limited gains.
NEW YORK (AP) - China's economic growth will decelerate to 4 percent a year between 2020 to 2025 - well below widespread expectations of steady 7 percent to 8 percent growth over the next decade, a business research group predicted.
CALGARY Alberta (Reuters) - Brent crude fell on Monday, dropping below $86 a barrel as worries about booming supply and sluggish demand pushed the global oil benchmark back toward last week's four-year low.
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