Friday, November 21, 2014
U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in October as a fourth straight decline in gasoline costs helped to keep inflation at bay.
Federal Reserve policymakers saw a potential threat to US growth from the global slowdown and a possible decrease in inflation in their last meeting, according to the minutes published Wednesday.
Three big Wall Street banks that have owned commodities such as aluminum exposed themselves to risk and in some cases manipulated prices in a way that raised costs for consumers, a Senate investigation has found.
One out of every 10 new vehicles sold in the U.S. last year was purchased in California. So it's no wonder automakers save some of their most important introductions for the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Construction of new homes fell slightly in October after a big surge in the previous month, but the weakness was largely driven by the volatile apartment sector.
Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities trimmed their holdings slightly in September after hitting a record in the previous month.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Inflation picked up in October due to higher prices that U.S. companies received for new model cars, beef, pork, pharmaceuticals and electric power.
Argentina Monday unveiled a new agency to track currency flows in foreign commercial transactions as it struggles to shore up foreign reserves in the face of capital flight.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Jimmie Thompson dreamed his retirement would include fixing up the house, fishing every chance he got, hosting fish fries and enjoying his last years in peace in his home.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
U.S. retail sales rose modestly in October, evidence that recent job gains and lower gas prices are lifting consumer spending as the holiday shopping season begins.