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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

World Economic Crisis

US consumer sentiment index reaches 7-year high

Greater optimism about economic growth, incomes spurs consumer confidence to 7-year high
Updated: 3 hours ago
US, global stocks get big boost from Bank of Japan

US, global stocks get big boost from Bank of Japan

Japan's new stimulus plan sends global stock markets higher; US indexes near record highs
Updated: 2 hours ago
US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September

US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September

US consumer spending retreats in September, first setback in 8 months
Updated: 2 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: 1 hour ago

Eurozone inflation creeps up to 0.4 percent

Slight rise in inflation little relief to European Central Bank as economy remains weak
Updated: 36 mins 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: 25 mins 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: 11 hours ago
Strengthening US growth reflects help from Fed

Strengthening US growth reflects help from Fed

US economy growing while others falter; Fed actions of the past bearing fruit
Updated: 13 hours ago

Business Highlights

Business Highlights
Updated: 13 hours ago
Real-estate funds needn't be riled by rising rates

Real-estate funds needn't be riled by rising rates

Rising interest rates won't necessarily derail a rally in real-estate mutual funds
Updated: 13 hours ago