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  • 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...
  • Stronger US economy, lower oil prices pushing Fed toward likely rate hike this year

    Federal Reserve policymakers who met in December expressed concern about weakness overseas but were upbeat enough about the U.S. economy and impact of lower oil prices to prepare for a likely interest rate hike sometime this year. Minutes of the Fed's...
  • Bank of England keeps interest rates at record low 0.5 percent amid low inflation

    The Bank of England is holding its main interest rate at 0.5 percent as policymakers seek to keep the economy growing and nudge up inflation. Policymakers have been divided about when to start raising rates. But there's little pressure on them to act,...
  • Survey finds eurozone recorded its softest quarter in Q4 since the middle of 2013

    Weakness in the eurozone's major economies, such as Germany and France, risks choking off the growth emerging in countries that were at the forefront of the region's debt crisis, a closely monitored survey indicated Tuesday. In its monthly survey of...
  • Plunging oil causes eurozone prices to fall for first time since 2009, as ECB eyes stimulus

    The eurozone has a new economic headache to contend with. Consumer prices fell in December in the currency bloc for the first time in over five years, raising concerns of a protracted drop that can hurt growth, and reinforcing expectations the European...
  • Family finances: good news for the U.S. economy in 2015

    Even as growth slows worldwide and Europe struggles to stay out of recession, the U.S. economy will gain momentum in 2015. Kiplinger expects the economy to grow 3 percent or better in 2015. That's the best annual growth rate since 2005. Cylinders are...
  • Seniors' income rebounds, but many still hurting

    Seniors' income rebounds, but many still hurting
    Five years after the recession ended, income for seniors in Broward and Palm Beach counties is rising while the population as a whole loses ground. The median household income for people 65 and older in Broward County was $34,415 in 2013, up from $29,...