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  • Employers forecast continued growth

    Employers forecast continued growth
    With tourism, retail and construction booming, Fort Lauderdale-area businesses forecast solid growth through 2014, according to a quarterly report Thursday by the Council of Economic Advisors. Challenges will be recruiting and retaining employees as...
  • Weekly jobless claims hit 14-year low despite global economic trouble

    Weekly jobless claims hit 14-year low despite global economic trouble
    Initial claims for jobless benefits fell sharply last week to their lowest level in 14 years as the labor market continued to show signs of improvement despite global economic problems. The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits...
  • Foreign central banks cut U.S. debt holdings for fourth week: Fed

    (Reuters) - Foreign central banks this week cut their holdings of U.S. Treasuries and other securities held at the U.S. Federal Reserve for a fourth straight week and by the most in six months, Fed data released on Thursday showed. The Fed's weekly...
  • Investors search for signs of end to stock market correction

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Measuring the point at which investors have exhausted their selling in a market downturn is an inexact science at best, and at its worst akin to sticking a finger in the air to judge shifting winds. By some measures, the near 10...
  • Weak Japan business confidence raises pressure for policy support

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese business confidence slipped to the lowest in 1-1/2 years in October and it is seen struggling to rebound, a Reuters poll showed, a further sign Tokyo may be forced to offer fresh policy support to recharge an economy ailing from...
  • Africa set to switch on gas-to-power potential

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa's under used gas reserves, either exported or burnt away into the sky, are set to play a big role in stemming the continent's crippling electricity void, a shift that should boost economies and small-cap energy firms. Sub-...
  • Top investors, strategists take pummeling in Wall Street sell-off

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Some of Wall Street's biggest names are licking their wounds as October lives up to its reputation as one of the market's roughest months. The Standard & Poor's 500 index  has now lost almost 8 percent in the past three-and-a-half...
  • Philly Fed factory activity expands at slower pace in October

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region expanded at a slower pace in October, though it was slightly faster than expected, a survey showed on Thursday. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank said its business activity index...
  • Exports to help lift Canadian economy, housing a real risk: Reuters poll

    TORONTO/BANGALORE (Reuters) - A pickup in exports will foster stronger economic growth in Canada next year, a Reuters poll found, but many forecasters in the survey expressed concerns over the risks of a housing market correction. A weaker U.S....
  • ECB's latest measures may not boost inflation; quantitative easing could help: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - It is still unclear whether the European Central Bank's stimulus measures will have a material impact on inflation, according to economists in a Reuters poll, who said sovereign debt purchases could help boost the euro zone economy. The...
  • Bullard says Fed may want to keep up bond buying for now: Bloomberg TV

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank said on Thursday the U.S. central bank may want to keep up its bond buying stimulus for now given a drop in inflation expectations. "Inflation expectations are dropping in the U.S.,...