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  • Fewer new firms formed, hurting U.S. growth: Fed paper

    (Reuters) - A drop in new U.S. business formation that began in 2007 has slowed job growth and could have a lasting negative effect on economic growth, according to research published Thursday by the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank. With fewer new firms...
  • Dollar adds to monthly gain on strong U.S. labor market data

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Thursday to notch its strongest monthly gain in over a year after U.S. labor market data fueled expectations for a more hawkish Federal Reserve. The Labor...
  • China should set less ambitious 2015 growth target, refrain from stimulus: IMF

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China should set an economic growth target of 6.5-7 percent for 2015 and refrain from stimulus measures unless the economy threatens to slow sharply from that level, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. Most of its...
  • BOJ's Kiuchi warns GDP rebound may be weaker than expected

    KOBE Japan (Reuters) - Sluggish exports and factory output could mean the Japanese economy's post-tax hike rebound in the third quarter may be weaker than expected, a central bank policymaker has said, warning of clouds hanging over its stimulus...
  • Sanofi lifts profit forecast as second quarter beats expectations

    PARIS (Reuters) - French drugmaker Sanofi raised its full-year profit forecast on Thursday as it posted stronger than expected quarterly earnings, driven by its rare disease and diabetes businesses and higher sales in emerging markets. Shares in Sanofi,...
  • Rolls-Royce says 2014 on track, to return to growth next year

    LONDON (Reuters) - Aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce said it was on track to return to growth next year, after profits fell as expected in the first half due to shrinking defense spending, a strong pound and a struggling marine business. The company kept its...
  • British consumer morale and housing market cool in July

    LONDON (Reuters) - British consumer morale dipped for the first time in six months in July and house prices stagnated, adding to signs that Britain's rapid economic recovery is cooling slightly. The consumer confidence index produced by market research...
  • British investors back out of government debt, favor stocks: Reuters poll

    LONDON (Reuters) - British investment managers pared back their holdings of government debt in July and pumped more money into the equity markets before an expected rise in some central bank interest rates. A monthly Reuters poll of 11 UK-based...
  • CME Group earnings drop on weak trading volumes

    CME Group earnings drop on weak trading volumes
    CME Group Inc., the world's largest futures market operator, on Thursday reported lower-than-expected second-quarter earnings due to weak trading volumes. CME Group Inc., the world's largest futures market operator, reported lower-than-expected second-...
  • 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...
  • U.S. economy back on track with strong second-quarter rebound

    U.S. economy back on track with strong second-quarter rebound
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy rebounded sharply in the second quarter as consumers stepped up spending and businesses restocked, putting it on course to close out the year on solid footing. Gross domestic product expanded at a 4.0 percent...