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  • No bull: 2015 stock market expected to grow — just not as much

    The stock market is expected to continue to be kind to investors in the new year but with more humble gains than the last three years. Some analysts anticipate that by the end of 2015, the market will deliver only about 5 percent growth — far...
  • Recession-hit Venezuela vows New Year reforms, foes scoff

    President Nicolas Maduro vowed on Tuesday to reform Venezuela's Byzantine currency controls in early 2015 as part of a six-month plan to shake Venezuela out of recession, but foes accused him of incompetence and inaction. After sitting on GDP data all...
  • Praet: Weaker oil prices may call for more ECB action - paper

    The European Central Bank's chief economist said weaker oil prices could unhinge inflation expectations and that the ECB may need to launch quantitative easing (QE) to keep prices stable. Peter Praet told Boersen-Zeitung there was a risk that ECB...
  • U.S. bonds set for more modest year after banner 2014

    The U.S. bond market could enjoy a solid 2015, but don't expect a repeat of the spectacular run that some fixed-income sectors enjoyed this year, investors said on Wednesday. U.S. government debt that matures in 20 years and beyond is on track for a 27...
  • BOJ chief says plenty of tools left to ease policy again: paper

    Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the bank has various tools left if it were to ease monetary policy again, stressing its determination to hit its inflation target in the next fiscal year. "There are plenty of ways to adjust monetary policy,"...
  • Draghi: Risk of ECB failing its mandate higher than 6 mths ago - paper

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the risk of the central bank not fulfilling its mandate of preserving price stability was higher now than half a year ago, and reiterated its readiness to act early this year should it become necessary....
  • Dollar shines at start of new year, euro hits two-year low

    The dollar hit its highest level in nearly nine years against a basket of currencies on Friday, drawing strength from the U.S. economy's outperformance and the diverging outlook for monetary policies among major economies. The dollar kicked off 2015 on a...
  • From oil to wages: 5 economic stories to watch in 2015

    From oil to wages: 5 economic stories to watch in 2015
    The start of a new year is a good time to take stock. For those of us in the news business, this suggests stepping back and asking what's important. Here are five economic stories worth watching. What happens to oil? Saudi Arabia has helped drive down...
  • Euro sinks after Draghi hints again at a stimulus

    The euro slid to a 4-1/2 year low against the dollar Friday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi indicated the bank could soon back a government bond-buying program to deal with alarmingly low inflation across the 19-nation eurozone. The...
  • Brenda Wenning: The low-inflation mirage

    Inflation is too low? Tell that to American consumers. It's widely known that the federal government puts a yellow smiley face on its unemployment figures by excluding Americans who have given up looking for work and including part-time workers as if...
  • Consumer prices post biggest drop in 6 years on lower gasoline costs

    Consumer prices post biggest drop in 6 years on lower gasoline costs
    Plunging gasoline costs led to the largest drop in consumer prices in six years last month and added another complication for Federal Reserve policymakers as they try to determine when to start raising interest rates. The Consumer Price Index declined...