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  • College still worth it although tuition costs rising in Virginia

    College still worth it although tuition costs rising in Virginia
    Hannah Gatens loved college and makes no apologies for getting her degree in communications. She thinks her degree was worth it, even though she's a little disappointed she didn't score a full-time job right after school. The 22-year-old graduated...
  • Bank of Canada to hold rates steady, tone down inflation concern: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Worries about soft growth will keep the Bank of Canada from hiking interest rates until late next year although rising prices are expected to make it temper concerns about low inflation in its policy statement next week, a Reuters poll found....
  • China June consumer inflation cools, more stimulus expected

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's consumer inflation cooled slightly more than expected in June, pointing to lingering weakness in the economy which could prompt Beijing to launch further stimulus measures to shore up growth. The consumer price index (CPI)...
  • ECB looks to banks to deliver quantitative easing on its behalf

    FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is hoping a new round of long-term loans will be used by banks to drive down borrowing costs - a substitute for an asset-purchase scheme of its own which would avert a potentially damaging internal...
  • China should let more ailing firms fail: deputy central bank governor

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China should let more ailing firms go bankrupt to help improve economic mechanisms rather than allow them to get government-led bailouts, a deputy central bank governor said on Tuesday. The risk of corporate failures is rising as...
  • Bank Indonesia expected to hold interest rates steady again on Thursday

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's central bank is likely to keep interest rates unchanged at a policy meeting on Thursday, the day after Indonesians vote for their next president. Bank Indonesia (BI) has held its policy rate at 7.50 percent since...
  • Swiss consumer prices flat, supports need for SNB currency cap

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss consumer prices were unchanged in June from a year ago, data showed on Tuesday, underscoring the need for the central bank to maintain its cap on the Swiss franc. The Swiss National Bank imposed a lid on the franc at 1.20 per...
  • Incoming South Korean minister cites weak economy; Samsung, retail lag

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's nominee finance minister vowed on Tuesday to focus on boosting consumer spending and corporate investment to bolster a sagging economy, but stopped short of calling on the central bank to consider cutting interest rates....
  • Polish premier stands by bugged ministers as row threatens government

    WARSAW, Poland Poland's prime minister on Monday called a scandal over leaked recordings of top officials a "planned action" intended to hurt the ruling party and weaken the stability of the government during a critical moment in neighboring Ukraine....
  • Euro zone Sentix index shows surprise rise in July

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Sentiment in the euro zone showed a surprise improvement in July with investor optimism boosted by the European Central Bank's growth measures and improved expectations for the global economy, according to the Sentix index survey. The...
  • Why interest rates may stay very low for a lot longer

    Since the financial crash of 2008, one of the biggest guessing games in the U.S. economy and markets has centered on interest rates — and when they would finally rise from the historic lows that followed the Great Recession. But year after year,...