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  • Dow tumbles 264 points in biggest stock sell-off in two months

    Dow tumbles 264 points in biggest stock sell-off in two months
    Wall Street saw its biggest stock sell-off in two months Thursday as investors worried over rising geopolitical tensions and the prospect of higher interest rates. The Dow Jones industrial average sank 264.26 points. The plunge was led by tech stocks,...
  • Investors batten down hatches for volatile end to 2014

    LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors are starting to cut back on stock market positions, wary of a wave of financial market turbulence in the final quarter of 2014 as the era of cheap money ends. The tide turned abruptly this week with the close of the...
  • IMF warns of 'mediocre' growth, calls for coordinated action

    IMF warns of 'mediocre' growth, calls for coordinated action
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The global economy could be stuck on a 'new mediocre' growth path with high debt and unemployment unless policymakers open up labor markets, invest in infrastructure and reform fiscal policies, the head of the International Monetary...
  • Asian currencies to rise over next year but Fed hike to limit gains: Reuters poll

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - Emerging Asian currencies will rise a little over the next year on improved economic activity, although the Federal Reserve's anticipated policy tightening could limit gains, a Reuters poll showed. Almost every major Asian currency,...
  • Fed's Dudley says long-term appropriate level of Fed balance sheet not yet clear

    (Reuters) - New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley said on Monday it is not yet clear how large or small the central bank's balance sheet should remain in the long term. In comments to an event organized by Bloomberg News, Dudley said the...
  • Investors expected to stick to stocks

    Investors expected to stick to stocks
    As the stock market enters the last quarter of the year, investors are expected to stick with stocks. Not because they think stocks are a great deal. Rather, professional investors see no other game in town. Many analysts repeatedly note that stocks are...
  • Financial market storm brewing as 2014 winds down

    LONDON (Reuters) - After a year in which world markets have sailed effortlessly through wars, invasions and geopolitical ferment, a storm of their own making may well be brewing. Investors have mostly held their nerve as headlines lurched from a new...
  • Euro to fall on further stimulus - could still be above ECB comfort: Reuters poll

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - The euro will weaken further over the coming year, according to analysts polled by Reuters, who said the possibility of further stimulus from the European Central Bank due to rising deflation risks will drag the currency lower....
  • No relief ahead for the battered Canadian dollar: Reuters poll

    TORONTO (Reuters) - The coming year is unlikely to bring any relief to the weakening Canadian dollar as the Bank of Canada's neutral stance prompted analysts in a Reuters poll to renew their pessimistic forecasts for the currency. A number of factors are...
  • Fed to publish new U.S. labor market index monthly starting October 6

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will begin publishing a new monthly index of U.S. labor market conditions on Monday, October 6, that draws on a range of data to give a better sense of the economy's health. The Fed said on Wednesday it expected...
  • Weak home sales create a market full of unknowns

    Weak home sales create a market full of unknowns
    There's still a ways to go before 2014's housing market wraps up, but industry watchers are already looking ahead to next year. So, too, are potential buyers and sellers who decided to sit this year out. Last week, the Illinois Association of Realtors...