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NEW YORK -- Wall Street will be watching Ben Bernanke's testimony before Congress on Wednesday, hoping the Federal Reserve chairman will offer clues as to when the central bank may begin turning off its spigot of easy money. Investors will also be...
WASHINGTON — Europe's recession stretched into the first three months of the year, making it the single-currency region's longest downturn and raising concerns about its effect on the U.S. recovery. The 17-nation Eurozone economy contracted 0.2%...
WASHINGTON -- The European Central Bank could reduce the interest rate it pays on excess bank deposits to below zero to boost growth in the recession-plagued region, a top official said. The comments over the weekend by Italian Central Bank chief...
A sharp fall in the cost of gas drove a measure of U.S. consumer prices down last month by the most since December 2008. Outside the drop in fuel costs, prices were largely unchanged. The consumer price index fell 0.4 percent in April from March, the...
This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.WASHINGTON -- The Eurozone economy contracted 0.2% in the first three months of the year compared with the previous quarter, marking the region's longest recession since its single currency was created in 1999. The 17-nation Eurozone now has been in...
Investors nudged the stock market to all-time highs Wednesday despite a handful of disappointing economic reports. Google's stock topped $900 for the first time after the company announced several upgrades to its Android software for smartphones, and...
The stock market marched back into record territory as investors seized on the latest encouraging news about the economy. On Tuesday, it was a report on the health of small businesses. Small business owners were slightly more optimistic in April,...
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Toyota's quarterly profit more than doubled to 313.9 billion yen ($3.2 billion) as cost cuts and better sales worked with a weakening yen to add momentum to the automaker's comeback. Toyota Motor Corp., which last year reclaimed the title of world's...
NEW YORK —The economy may still be dallying on its way to a recovery, but investors are paying that no mind, sending the stock market to all-time highs after a better-than-expected April jobs report. The Dow Jones industrial average and the...
Stocks surged to all-time highs Friday when a surprisingly good jobs report finally gave investors a clear sign of U.S. economic strength after weeks of conflicting signals. The market jumped from the opening, traders donned party hats, and a wave of...
NEW YORK -- It’s only a few days into May, but already investors have seen one surprise after another, as the Dow Jones industrial average passed 15,000 for the first time Friday on the strength of a better-than-expected jobs report. The S&P 500,...
WASHINGTON -- The European Central Bank on Thursday lowered its key interest rate to a record low level in an effort to spur economic growth in the recession-plagued Eurozone. The central bank's policymakers lowered its main refinancing rate by 0.25...
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