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  • Fed debates merits of earlier rate hike given U.S. jobs gains

    Fed debates merits of earlier rate hike given U.S. jobs gains
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve hinted on Wednesday that a surprisingly strong jobs market recovery could lead it to raise interest rates earlier than it had been anticipating. At the same time, most Fed officials wanted further...
  • U.S. dollar bulls in control as delayed rally gathers pace

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long-predicted dollar rally appears at last to be taking hold, with the greenback ending July with its best monthly performance in 17 months and investors positioning for the first post-crisis U.S. interest rate increase. The...
  • Pimco Total Return lags 93 percent of peers in July: Morningstar

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Pimco Total Return Fund, the world's largest bond fund run by Bill Gross, is ending the month on a rough note, lagging 93 percent of its peers so far in July. According to preliminary Morningstar data on Thursday, the Pimco Total...
  • U.S. labor costs post largest increase in more than 5-1/2 years

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. labor costs recorded their largest increase in more than 5-1/2 years in the second quarter, a sign that a long-awaited acceleration in wage growth was imminent. The Employment Cost Index, the broadest measure of labor costs,...
  • More than a third of Americans have a debt in collection: report

    More than a third of Americans have a debt in collection: report
    More than a third of consumers with credit, about 77 million Americans, have a broad range of delinquent debt, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute and Encore Capital Group's Consumer Credit Research Institute. About 35 percent...
  • Four reasons to ignore market timing and focus on happiness

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - With global angst going up several degrees, there are myriad reasons to feel nervous about stocks. But that shouldn't compel you into timing the market - focus on your prosperity and happiness instead. As University of Michigan...
  • Consumer prices rose 0.3% in June on big jump in gas costs

    Consumer prices rose 0.3% in June on big jump in gas costs
    A big jump in how much Americans pay at the gas pump pushed consumer prices up 0.3% in June, but the overall inflation trend remained steady, the Labor Department said Tuesday. The rise in the Consumer Price Index was less than the seasonally adjusted...
  • Democrats Won't Back True Progressive

    If Ohio's senior senator were named Sharon Brown instead of Sherrod Brown, progressives would have a plausible political pin-up and a serious alternative to the tawdry boredom of Hillary Clinton's joyless plod toward her party's presidential nomination....
  • Americans learn to undo government errors

    Americans learn to undo government errors
    Newspaper editorials rarely make news — I've been writing them for a long time, and, believe me, I know — but one did the other day, when The New York Times came out for legalization of marijuana. It was an agreeable development for anyone...
  • Police: Gunman and victim in Loop shooting 'had been friends for years'

    Police: Gunman and victim in Loop shooting 'had been friends for years'
    Less than a week after Tony DeFrances learned that he was being demoted as part of a downsizing of his company, authorities said he walked into his boss’s office Thursday morning for a one-on-one. Apparently upset about his demotion, DeFrances,...
  • There was a lot more to the Richard Nixon presidency than Watergate

    Nixon without Watergate; it's like Beethoven without music or "The Godfather" without violence. Yet there was a lot more to the 51/2 years of Richard Nixon's presidency. That record, ironically, is largely painful for the conservatives who supported...