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  • Stocks rise on Fed; report of Chinese stimulus

    Stocks rise on Fed; report of Chinese stimulus
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock markets around the world rose on Wednesday, boosted by speculation that the U.S. Federal Reserve would maintain a pledge to keep rates low for a "considerable time." A report that China's central bank would provide the country'...
  • Wall St edges up ahead of Fed statement

    Wall St edges up ahead of Fed statement
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were rising slightly late on Wednesday morning ahead of a key statement by the Federal Reserve which is expected to provide clues on the next monetary policy move by the U.S. central bank. Materials sector shares were...
  • Consumer prices fall for first time in 16 months on lower gas costs

     Consumer prices fall for first time in 16 months on lower gas costs
    Consumer prices fell in August for the first time in 16 months as lower gasoline costs helped keep inflation tame, the Labor Department said Wednesday. The report should ease pressure on Federal Reserve policymakers, meeting this week, to start...
  • U.S. consumer prices post first decline in 16 months

    U.S. consumer prices post first decline in 16 months
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in August and underlying inflation pressures were muted, which could lessen the urgency for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. The Labor Department said...
  • Dollar slips vs euro after U.S. CPI data hints at dovish Fed

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar edged lower against the euro on Wednesday after data showed U.S. consumer prices fell last month, fuelling scepticism that the Federal Reserve will adopt a more hawkish tone in a policy statement later in the session....
  • Stocks up in early trading ahead of Fed statement

    NEW YORK — U.S. stocks edged higher in morning trading Wednesday as investors waited for a Federal Reserve statement on interest rates following a two-day meeting. Shares of Dupont and Fedex surged. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
  • Fed may hint on rate-hike plan as it prepares for policy turn

    Fed may hint on rate-hike plan as it prepares for policy turn
    WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve on Wednesday could offer fresh clues on when it plans to begin lifting interest rates and how quickly it will move, as it prepares for a momentous policy turn after years of aggressive monetary stimulus....
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Consumer price index for August, Spetember NAHB housing market index, weekly mortgage applications Local earnings: None Other earnings: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc., FedEx Corp., General Mills Inc. Herman Miller Inc., Lennar Corp.,...
  • China, Singapore slowdown weigh on third-quarter Asia business sentiment

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Business sentiment among Asia's top companies fell sharply in the third quarter, weighed down by worries about China's slowing economy, a possible end to the U.S. Federal Reserve's stimulus policy and a decline in the outlook for...
  • Bond traders see more turbulence ahead for U.S. interest rates

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rising volatility in U.S. interest rates is seen in coming months as traders expect the Federal Reserve to move away from its near-zero interest rate policy held for the past six years. Several measures of interest rate volatility...
  • Wall St. climbs as expectations shift on Fed policy

    Wall St. climbs as expectations shift on Fed policy
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday and the S&P notched its best performance in a month after a report shifted investor expectations for the Federal Reserve's policy statement due on Wednesday. After a sluggish start to trading, major...