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  • Tepid interest in its cheap loans edges ECB towards printing money

    The European Central Bank's second offering of almost zero-cost loans to banks drew only tepid interest on Thursday, underlining fragile confidence in the euro zone economy and making ECB money-printing appear all but inevitable. Banks have taken...
  • Home Sales In Connecticut Reach Highest Level For October Since '07

    Home Sales In Connecticut Reach Highest Level For October Since '07
    Home sales in Connecticut rose 7 percent in October, reaching the highest level for the month since 2007, but prices paid softened for the eighth consecutive month, a new report Tuesday showed. Single-family house sales reached 2,379 in the state in...
  • Japan consumer mood worsens for fourth straight month in November

    Japanese consumer confidence in November worsened for a fourth straight month, a Cabinet Office survey showed on Wednesday, showing the April sales tax hike is continuing to weigh on sentiment. The Cabinet Office cut its view on the consumer confidence...
  • Japan business mood sours as economy struggles with recession

    Big Japanese manufacturers grew less optimistic in October-December and foresee conditions worsening in the following quarter, a government survey showed on Wednesday, suggesting that the economy's recovery from recession will be slow. The joint...
  • RBI finds falling inflation a hard sell for Indian consumers

    Waiting for the right moment to cut interest rates, India's central bank faces a problem over public perceptions that price rises will return to double-digits even though forecasts show retail inflation fell to a record low of 4.5 percent last month....
  • Fed seen raising U.S. rates in second-quarter despite lower energy prices: Reuters poll

    The Federal Reserve is likely to raise U.S. interest rates in the second quarter of next year, even as falling energy prices dampen domestic inflation pressures, a Reuters survey found. In the wake of robust job gains in November and bullish growth signs...
  • Florida not looking to hike minimum wage to $10.10

    Florida not looking to hike minimum wage to $10.10
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's lowest-paid workers will get a raise Jan. 1, but the much higher minimum wage sought by state and national Democrats doesn't appear to be on the state legislative horizon. The automatic increase of 12 cents an hour,...
  • China November consumer inflation dips to five-year low of 1.4 percent

    China's annual consumer inflation eased to 1.4 percent in November, a five-year low, from 1.6 percent in October, adding to concerns that domestic demand remains sluggish despite a raft of stimulus measures. The consumer price index fell 0.2 percent in...
  • Colleges need to start practicing cost containment

    Colleges need to start practicing cost containment
    Almost all colleges, private or public, have levied a price tag that has grown on average twice as fast as the Consumer Price Index for the last 40 years. This is a larger increase over a longer period than any business or enterprise in the country. At...
  • OIA posts another record year for international travel

    OIA posts another record year for international travel
    Orlando International Airport has another record in the books. Fiscal year 2013 may have ended with a record high for international traffic, nearly 3.95 million travelers, but fiscal year 2014 has comfortably surpassed it. According to the Greater...
  • UK lifts Western Europe cars sales in November as France, Germany falter

    Western Europe car sales rose 1 percent in November compared with a year earlier as strong demand in Britain and Spain helped offset falls in Germany, France and the Netherlands, according to industry data compiled by LMC Automotive. Registrations last...