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  • Russia cuts key interest rate to help economy, but depriving ruble of support

    In a surprise decision, Russia's central bank on Friday cut its key interest rate, which it had raised sharply last month to support the collapsing ruble, in order to help the fading economy.
  • US economy slows to 2.6 percent growth in Q4 despite strongest consumer spending since 2006

    U.S. economic growth slowed in the final three months of 2014 as a big burst in consumer spending was offset by weakness in other areas. The Commerce Department said Friday gross domestic product grew at a 2.6 percent annualized rate in the October-...

    Factory data shows Japan economy turning corner on recession but inflation remains subdued

    Japan's industrial output edged higher in December, suggesting the world's third-largest economy may be turning the corner on a recession brought on by a hefty sales tax hike. Data released Friday showed manufacturing output increased 0.3 percent in...

    Prices in the 19 euro countries fall 0.6 percent annually in January as ECB readies stimulus

    Falling prices sent another worrying signal about the eurozone economy just before the European Central Bank starts a 1 trillion euro ($1.1 trillion) stimulus effort. Consumer prices fell 0.6 percent in the 12 months to January, accelerating the 0.2...

    Following the road map to prosperity

    How does a nation or state create economic growth and rising living standards for its citizens? Once upon a time superstitious economists believed that growth resulted from how the stars aligned. Using astrology to predict growth is no more misguided...