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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Lower U.S. gasoline prices kept consumer inflation in check last month, helping offset higher costs for food and clothing.
A group of traders has sued exchange giant CME Group, alleging that its policies favored high-frequency traders and defrauded other investors.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.
The U.S. Department of Energy is soliciting for another round of research into methane hydrates, the potentially huge energy source of “frozen gas” that could step in for shortages of other fossil fuels.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
The prices U.S. companies receive for their goods and services jumped in March led by gains for food, clothing, jewelry and chemicals.
Friday, April 11, 2014
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in almost seven years, falling 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 300,000.
The Federal Reserve struggled last month over how to convey to investors the pace at which it will raise short-term interest rates once it increases them from record lows.
Australian unemployment fell below 6.0 percent in March, official data revealed Thursday, surprising analysts who had expected a higher figure and raising hopes that the jobless rate may have peaked.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Civil rights summit opens with immigration talk
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Tuesday night lamented continuing inequalities between black and white Americans during a 50th anniversary celebration of the Civil Rights Act in Texas that will feature four of the five living U.S. presidents this week.
Regulators are acting to require U.S. banks to build a sturdier financial base to lessen the risk that they could collapse and cause a global meltdown.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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