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  • U.S. new home sales barely rise in October

    The housing market is still struggling to take off. Sales of newly built homes rose less than expected in October, while September figures were revised downward, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. U.S. new home sales climbed 0.7% last month...
  • Wall Street ends little changed after mixed data batch

    Wall Street ends little changed after mixed data batch
    U.S. stocks ended little changed on Tuesday as the U.S. economy grew more than expected last quarter but soft readings on consumer confidence and house prices kept major indexes in a tight range. Third-quarter gross domestic product came in much stronger...
  • In show of confidence, Americans take on more debt: survey

    In show of confidence, Americans take on more debt: survey
    Total U.S. household debt rose slightly in the third quarter to a total of $11.7 trillion, according to a survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, which pronounced the end of the crisis-era "deleveraging process." The increase of $78 billion...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...