Economy

US homebuilder sentiment climbs in August

Aug 15, 2017

US homebuilder sentiment climbs in August amid growing demand

US retail sales jumped 0.6 percent in July

Aug 15, 2017

US retail sales rose 0.6 percent in July amid strong auto demand, best gain in 7 months

US retail sales rose 0.6 percent in July amid strong auto demand, best gain in 7 months

Aug 15, 2017

US retail sales rose 0.6 percent in July amid strong auto demand, best gain in 7 months

UK inflation lower than expected, easing rate hike prospects

Aug 15, 2017

Inflation in Britain held steady in July at an annual rate of 2.6 percent, decreasing the likelihood of any interest rate increases soon

Global stocks rise after diplomatic overtures by Koreas, US

Aug 15, 2017

Global shares gain on cooling of tensions over North Korean nuclear program

German economy, Europe's largest, posts 0.6 pct 2Q growth

Aug 15, 2017

The German economy, Europe's largest, continued its strong performance in the second quarter with gross domestic product growing 0.6 percent over the previous quarter

Asian stocks rise after Koreas, US make diplomatic overtures

Aug 15, 2017

Asian shares are higher as both Koreas and the U.S. appeared to indicate a willingness to defuse the crisis over North Korea's nuclear program

China says US trade probe would violate international rules

Aug 15, 2017

China says it will "resolutely safeguard" its interests in response to a possible trade probe ordered by President Donald Trump into Beijing's technology policies

Argentina: Macri alliance bolstered by election

Aug 14, 2017

The surprising victory of Argentine President Mauricio Macri's political coalition in key provinces in the primary election strengthens its position before October's mid-term legislative vote

Top Fed official tells AP: Bond portfolio could shrink soon

Aug 14, 2017

NY Fed President Dudley indicates Fed will likely begin shrinking its bond portfolio soon

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