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  • Unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent

    Unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent
    U.S. job growth increased at a fairly brisk clip in October and the unemployment rate fell to a fresh six-year low of 5.8 percent, underscoring the economy's resilience in the face of slowing global demand. Despite the strengthening labor market picture,...
  • US unemployment falls to 5.8 percent

    US unemployment falls to 5.8 percent
    U.S. job growth increased at a fairly brisk clip in October and the unemployment rate fell to a fresh six-year low of 5.8 percent, underscoring the economy's resilience in the face of slowing global demand. Despite the strengthening labor market...
  • Fed could move before markets expect, Fisher says

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve could very well raise interest rates before the time that investors are now predicting, a top U.S. central banker said on Monday, citing decent growth in the United States and top trading partners Mexico and...
  • Foreign U.S. bond holdings at Fed jumps in latest week

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Foreign central banks replenished their stockpile of U.S. Treasuries at the Federal Reserve for the first time in seven weeks, Fed data released on Thursday showed. Their holdings of Treasuries jumped $30 billion to $2.986 trillion...
  • U.S. regulators to join UK in forex fines for banks

    WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators plan to join their UK peers in a multi-billion-dollar settlement with a group of the biggest global banks accused of manipulating the foreign exchange market, sources familiar with the matter said, adding...
  • Fed's Mester backed data-dependent language in policy statement

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Loretta Mester, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, said on Thursday she supported the central bank's policy statement last week because of the addition of language that stressed a rate rise would be data dependent....
  • OECD sees gradual U.S.-led recovery despite euro zone weakness

    PARIS (Reuters) - The global economy is only gradually picking up momentum as stagnation in the euro zone and growing weakness in some big emerging economies weighs on the U.S.-led recovery, the OECD said on Thursday. With the euro zone a stubborn weak...
  • David Nicklaus: End of Fed bond buying will test economy's strength

    After more than two years, the Federal Reserve has taken financial markets off life support. Now we'll find out how well the patient can breathe on its own. Back in September 2012, with the economy limping along and price indexes setting off alarms about...
  • Fed's Lacker says must better adapt bankruptcy code to financial firms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal financial regulators must remove the implicit view from creditors that the government will step in to protect large financial institutions, and to better adapt the bankruptcy code to these firms, a top Fed official said on...
  • U.S. service sector growth drops again in October: ISM survey

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slowed more than expected in October, sliding for a second straight month to its lowest level since June, but employment hit a fresh nine-year high, according to an industry report...
  • Reuters poll: Low oil prices, U.S. Fed rate policy to weaken Canadian dollar

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - Falling crude oil prices will probably take the Canadian dollar to a five-year low over the coming year, according to strategists in a Reuters poll, who also expect a tighter policy from the U.S. Federal Reserve to heavily weigh on...