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  • European stocks dive on U.S. economy fears

     
    Stocks plunged in Europe on Monday, driving some markets to new lows for the year, as worries mounted about the U.S. economy and as Italy and Spain faced a fresh jump in bond yields. European markets had been drifting modestly......
  • Dollar gets trashed as U.S. debt fears deepen

     
    The strongest sign of worry about the U.S. debt drama may be showing up in the dollar, which is on track for its third straight weekly decline. If you don’t like what’s happening in America, one way to register that......
  • Gasoline and oil prices fall as Saudi Arabia moves to boost production

     
    Pump prices continued to fall in California and across the U.S. and the trend should continue, analysts said, after the world's biggest oil producer took steps Friday to boost its exports. Saudi Arabia may increase its oil output by as......
  • S&P cuts Greece's debt rating to CCC, sees default risk rising 'significantly'

     
    Credit rating firm Standard & Poor's cut Greece's debt grade to CCC on Monday, the lowest of any rated country, citing a "significantly higher likelihood of one or more defaults" by the Greek government. S&P’s cut in Greece’s rating, from........
  • Consumer prices increased 0.2% in May, adding to inflation concerns

     
    Consumer prices increased 0.2% in May as inflation spread from food and energy costs into the rest of the economy, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. The jump in the broad Consumer Price Index was less than in April and the......
  • Judging the Fed: Key market and economic indicators last November and now

     
    After spending $600 billion to buy more Treasury bonds since November, what does the Federal Reserve have to show for it? As Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke holds his news conference Wednesday (see it live here), here is a look......
  • Bond yields surge in Europe as 'contagion' fears spread

     
    Europe's debt crisis is going from bad to worse -- again. Investors dumped government bonds of Portugal, Ireland, Italy and Spain on Wednesday, driving market yields up sharply, after Moody’s Investors Service late Tuesday slashed Portugal’s...
  • China raises interest rates for third time this year to tackle inflation

     
    China raised its benchmark interest rates for the third time this year in a clear move to tackle inflation, which hit a 34-month high in May. The People's Bank of China said Wednesday it hiked the rates by 0.25 percentage......
  • Inflation in China accelerates to a three-year high

     
    China’s inflation rate jumped to a three-year high in June, adding to the risk that fast-rising consumer prices pose to the world’s second-largest economy. The country’s consumer price index climbed 6.4% from June of last year,...
  • European markets plunge as debt crisis worsens; gold jumps [Updated]

     
    European financial markets crumbled Monday as government bond yields surged again in Spain and Italy, deepening fears that the continent's debt crisis had entered a far more dangerous phase. U.S. stocks also were broadly lower. Gold hit a record high........
  • California gasoline is higher, but some states have it worse

     
    Refinery problems plaguing the northeast U.S. and the Great Lakes region are keeping California out of the top five of the nation's worst gasoline prices. California is almost always vying with Alaska and Hawaii for the worst gasoline prices in......