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  • Fed banks say U.S. farmland values steady, weakness ahead

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Farmland prices in the U.S. Corn Belt and central Plains were mostly steady in the third quarter, but weakness was likely before year-end as farmers absorb the impact of 5-year lows in grain prices, regional Federal Reserve banks...
  • Services are available to Connecticut's job seekers

    There are services available to the unemployed and underemployed in the state of Connecticut, but they need to know about them in order to benefit from them. According to Sandy Rodriguez, communications director for Capital Workforce Partners (CWP),...
  • Economy not yet strong enough to lift interest rates, Fed's Dudley says

    Economy not yet strong enough to lift interest rates, Fed's Dudley says
    A top Federal Reserve policymaker said Thursday the economy still isn't strong enough to handle an increase in interest rates, but he expressed hope that will change sometime next year. William C. Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New...
  • Americans are quitting their jobs more, and that's a good thing

    Americans are quitting their jobs more, and that's a good thing
    WASHINGTON -- In a paradoxically good development for the U.S. economy, Americans quit their jobs in September at the fastest rate in over six years. Other data on Thursday showed the number of new jobless claims rose last week but remained near a 14-...
  • BB&T to buy Susquehanna to expand in mid-Atlantic region

    BB&T to buy Susquehanna to expand in mid-Atlantic region
    Bank holding company BB&T Corp. will expand its presence in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic with a $2.5 billion deal to buy Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. announced Wednesday. The takeover would make BB&T the fifth-largest bank in Maryland, while extending...
  • October jolt may be rehearsal for 2015 investment play

    LONDON (Reuters) - Turbulent October may prove a microcosm of the investment year ahead - a gut-wrenching rollercoaster ride for world markets that ultimately ended up back where it started, except for one or two notable casualties along the way....
  • IMF sees risks in Mexico reform implementation

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rising U.S. interest rates and hurdles to smooth implementation of economic reforms pose risks to Mexican growth, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. Mexico, Latin America's second-largest economy, could see...
  • Study: More than 4 in 10 Palm, Broward households struggle to make ends meet

    Study: More than 4 in 10 Palm, Broward households struggle to make ends meet
    Stagnant wages and a high cost of living are preventing more than four of 10 households in Palm Beach and Broward counties from saving and even affording basic necessities, and households that struggle the most can be found in the region’s oldest,...
  • IMF says euro zone growth could be worse than expected

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday warned of downside risks to its growth projections for the euro zone, and urged the European Central Bank to act if prices in the currency bloc continue to drift lower. The IMF's warning...
  • Pimco could see further outflows but is stabilizing, Morningstar says

    Pimco could see further outflows but is stabilizing, Morningstar says
      Pimco could see money continue to flow out of its flagship fund at a rate of $10 billion to $15 billion a month for the next couple of months, but the firm has begun to repair much of the damage related to the tumultuous departure of its star manager,...
  • Germany disappoints with new investment pledge

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble announced 10 billion euros in additional public investments on Thursday but said Berlin would only splash out more money once it had achieved its goal of balancing the federal budget next year....