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  • Eurozone gets double dose of mildly positive economic news

    The 19-country eurozone got a double dose of mildly positive economic news Monday that will likely be met with relief by the European Central Bank's policymakers as they prepare to hold their latest meeting on the small Mediterranean island of Cyprus.
  • Survey shows China manufacturing improving

    China's manufacturing activity improved in February for the first time in four months but export demand weakened, a survey released Monday showed. HSBC's manufacturing index based on a survey of factory purchasing managers rose to 50.7 from January's 49....

    Q&A: U.S. technically hits deflation, but what does it mean?

    Q&A: U.S. technically hits deflation, but what does it mean?
    The consumer price index, a leading measure of inflation, fell last month into negative territory over a 12-month period for the first time since the fall of 2009, when the nation was just emerging from recession. It also fell from December, the third...

    Stocks drift mostly lower as oil prices sink

    Stocks drift mostly lower as oil prices sink
    U.S. stocks drifted to a slightly lower finish on Thursday, weighed down by falling energy stocks as the slump in oil prices deepened. Chevron and Exxon Mobil were among the biggest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average, which eased back from...

    Business events scheduled for the coming month

    All times are Eastern MO WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for January, 8:30 a.m. Eastern; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for February, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases...