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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

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US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September

US consumer spending drops 0.2 percent in September, first setback since January
Updated: 3 hours ago

Russia central bank in surprisingly big rate hike

Russia's central bank hikes its main interest rate to 9.5 percent in response to falling ruble
Updated: 3 hours ago

Eurozone inflation creeps up to 0.4 percent

Slight rise in inflation little relief to European Central Bank as economy remains weak
Updated: 2 hours ago
Japan expands stimulus to spur recovery

Japan expands stimulus to spur recovery

Japan central bank unexpectedly expands asset purchases to shore up shaky recovery
Updated: 1 hour ago
Japan stocks soar 5 percent, yen falls on stimulus

Japan stocks soar 5 percent, yen falls on stimulus

Japan stock index soars 5 percent, yen falls after BOJ announces new stimulus
Updated: 39 mins ago
Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

Sony says quarterly loss balloons to $1.2 billion on smartphone woes, sticks to forecasts
Updated: 52 mins ago
Burkina Faso president won't resign after protests

Burkina Faso president won't resign after protests

After violent protests, Burkina Faso president refuses to resign but parliament dissolved
Updated: 6 hours ago
N. Korea says it has invited EU rights official

N. Korea says it has invited EU rights official

North Korea says it's asked EU's top human rights official to visit, but warns on other offers
Updated: 7 hours ago
Japan's inflation slips as jobless rate edges up

Japan's inflation slips as jobless rate edges up

Japan's inflation slips, joblessness edges higher in September as central bank mulls stimulus
Updated: 7 hours ago
Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan

Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan

Judge OKs debt plan for Stockton, California, 1 of largest US cities to declare bankruptcy
Updated: 9 hours ago