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  • U.S. GDP grows at better-than-expected 3.9% pace in third quarter

    While economic growth in much of the world slowed, the U.S. recovery hummed through the summer at an unexpectedly robust pace and posted its best six-month performance in 11 years. The nation's gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic...
  • U.S. economy resilient in third quarter as global growth cools

    The U.S. economy grew at a much faster pace than initially thought in the third quarter, pointing to strengthening fundamentals that should help it weather slowing global demand. The Commerce Department on Tuesday raised its estimate of GDP growth to a...
  • Progress is slow on Haiti's isle of discontent

    ILE DE LA TORTUE, Haiti Newly installed solar-powered street lamps stand as a beacon of hope, lighting up the rocky terrain as idle bulldozers collect dust along the lush mountainside. In a nearby village, a new public square slowly rises out of the...
  • Foreign investors trim holdings of Mexico corporate securities

    Foreign investors trimmed their holdings of Mexican corporate securities in the third quarter and sharply slowed their purchase of government debt due to worries about global growth and uncertainty over central bank policy in advanced economies, the...
  • States focus on long-term unemployed

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. Maybe it was Tony Stanley's furrowed brow that was keeping him from getting a job. Or maybe it was his work history in many fields instead of just one. Or maybe it was that he was aiming too high, or maybe too low. The 50-year-old...
  • Economy grows at stronger-than-expected 3.9% pace in third quarter

    Economy grows at stronger-than-expected 3.9% pace in third quarter
    The economy grew faster in the third quarter than initially thought, expanding at a solid 3.9% annual rate, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. The figure was unexpectedly better than the 3.5% annual rate the government reported in its first...
  • Fund boards, management go on high alert around bond liquidity

    By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund firms are taking extra measures to make sure they don't get stuck holding hard-to-sell bonds in the event that fixed income markets see a massive race to the exits when interest rates start to rise. Over...
  • Global 'QE glut' to brim through 2015 as funds swim with the tide

    By Mike Dolan LONDON (Reuters) - If the world's biggest central banks were actually coordinating a global monetary policy, they could scarcely do a better job of convincing financial markets right now. Just two days after the Federal Reserve halted...
  • Frustrating Job Search? This Lawmaker Can Relate

    Frustrating Job Search? This Lawmaker Can Relate
    WATERBURY — State Rep. Larry Butler didn't intend to bare his soul when he got up to speak at the Platform to Employment graduation in October. But his voice filled with emotion as he told the job seekers he knows how hard it is to tell your...
  • U.S. consumer confidence falls in November to lowest since June

    U.S. consumer confidence fell in November to its lowest level since June as optimism waned in the short-term outlook for business conditions and jobs, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday. The Conference Board, an industry group,...
  • Fed expected 'quite limited' impact from global weakness, minutes show

    Fed expected 'quite limited' impact from global weakness, minutes show
    Federal Reserve officials were not overly worried about a weakening global economy late last month, with many officials expecting "quite limited" effect on the U.S., according to minutes of the central bank's most recent policymaking meeting. The...