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  • Funds focused on international equities nab $3.7 billion in latest week: ICI

    By Sam Forgione NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in the week ended June 11 poured a net $3.7 billion in new cash into funds that mainly invest in international stocks, marking their biggest inflows since mid-January, data from the Investment Company...
  • Futures support view of Fed raising rates in mid-2015

    By Richard Leong NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. short-term interest rates futures ended higher on Wednesday as the latest forecasts among Federal Reserve policymakers supported the view the central bank may increase rates in mid-2015. The rate forecasts...
  • Fed stays the course on rates

    Fed stays the course on rates
    The Federal Reserve seemed to give investors and the business world just about everything they wanted to hear. The Fed endorsed the view that the sharp contraction in the first quarter was a blip: The economy has rebounded from the weather-related...
  • Central bank governor reassures as oil spike highlights India risks

    By Suvashree Dey Choudhury and Manoj Kumar MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is ready to deal with any external shock arising from the Iraq crisis, its central bank chief said on Tuesday, even as a spike in oil prices heightens the inflation, growth and...
  • IMF, downgrading U.S. growth outlook, cautions investors about interest rates

    The International Monetary Fund sharply lowered its U.S. growth projection for the year and issued a cautionary note to investors: Don't be too confident about interest rates. Like others in the economic forecasting business, the IMF downgraded its U.S....
  • Federal government seeks younger workers to offset coming wave of retirements

    After President John F. Kennedy's famous call to "ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country," young people flocked to government service. These days, not so much. Only 7 percent of all public-sector workers at the...
  • Inflation jumps 0.4% as costs rise for food, energy, other items

    Inflation jumps 0.4% as costs rise for food, energy, other items
    Inflation unexpectedly jumped last month as higher prices for food, energy and other items pushed the annual rate above the Federal Reserve's preferred 2% target, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. The new data could lead central bank policymakers to...
  • Fed's Brainard did not submit FOMC rate forecasts: spokesperson

    By Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard was sworn in too late to submit economic and interest rate forecasts for this week's meeting of the central bank's policy committee, a Fed spokesperson said on Tuesday....
  • Investors put emerging markets under closer scrutiny - survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors are waking up to the structural differences between countries classed as emerging markets and are becoming less inclined to treat them as a homogenous group, according to a survey published on Monday. The study by think-...
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  • Economy shrinks for first time in 3 years; markets shrug off report

    Economy shrinks for first time in 3 years; markets shrug off report
    The economy performed worse than initially estimated amid severe winter weather in the first quarter, contracting for the first time in three years, the Commerce Department said Thursday. Wall Street shrugged off the news in early trading. The...