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  • A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. Dollar and South Korean Won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday as investors reassessed the global economy following the International Monetary Bank's global growth cut. They remained keen on corporate earnings reports and also on the European Central Bank's policy meeting later in the week. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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    LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world were proving resilient on Wednesday in the face of a fairly gloomy economic outlook from the International Monetary Fund. How U.S. markets perform, however, could hinge on a raft of corporate earnings statements.

  • This June 24, 2016, photo, provided by NerdWallet shows Brianna McGurran, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. “Ask Brianna” is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting out. (Jazeena Baeza/NerdWallet via AP)

    Ask Brianna: How should I spend my first full-time paycheck?

    “Ask Brianna” is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to [email protected]

  • This photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston. Weston is a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. Financial planners often suggest saving as if you’ll live to see your 100th birthday. But that means you’ll need a nest egg about 40 percent larger than what you’d need for a normal life expectancy. Don’t get overwhelmed and give up. Just get savvy about your individual situation. (Dylan Entelis/NerdWallet via AP)

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