Tuesday, August 16, 2022

All posts tagged "dollar"

  • US Stocks End Modestly Higher After a Day of Wavering

    NEW YORK – U.S. stocks posted modest gains Thursday as investors await Friday’s closely watched jobs report, which could offer insight about the U.S. economy and help determine whether the Federal Reserve raises interest rates again next...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • Report: China’s Yuan to Erode, not end, Dollar’s Dominance

    WASHINGTON – China’s yuan will chip away at the U.S. dollar’s dominance over the next decade but is unlikely to supplant it as the world’s top currency, says a report from a federal watchdog. The study Thursday...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • Japan Introduces Negative Interest Rate to Boost Economy

    TOKYO – The Bank of Japan on Friday said it will charge lenders that leave too much cash on idle deposit with it, introducing a negative interest rate policy for the first time as it seeks to...

    • Posted January 29, 2016
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  • Visa Beats Street 1Q Forecasts, but Dollar Remains a Drag

    NEW YORK – Visa said Thursday that its fiscal first-quarter results rose 24 percent from a year earlier, as more people spent money on Visa’s namesake credit and debit cards. The San Francisco-based company reported earnings of...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Global Slump, High Dollar Drag US Durable Goods in December

    WASHINGTON – Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods tumbled in December, with a key category that tracks business investment plans falling for a second straight month. Durable goods orders dropped 5.1 percent in December following...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • US Business Stockpiles and Sales Fall in November

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses reduced their stockpiles in November, as sales also slipped. The decline in inventories among manufacturers and merchant wholesalers could fan worries about economic growth slowing at the end of 2015. November business inventories...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Stocks Plunge as a Dismal Start to 2016 gets Worse

    The dismal start to 2016 on Wall Street got a lot worse Wednesday. Stocks tumbled again on fears of a global slowdown and alarm over plummeting oil prices, officially sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 index into...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • Cuban Diplomat Casts Wary Eye on US Presidential Contest

    HAVANA – The lead negotiator in the Cuban government’s talks with the U.S. said in an interview published Tuesday that the American presidential campaign has added some uncertainty into how she views her country’s future relations with...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • US Stocks end Mostly Higher, but Energy Sector hit by Slump in Oil

    The U.S. stock market mounted a last-minute comeback to close slightly higher on Monday, snapping a three-day losing streak. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index and the Dow Jones industrial average each eked out a tiny gain,...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • Swiss Central Bank Loses Billions from Currency Move

    GENEVA – The Swiss National Bank says it expects to post a massive loss of 23 billion Swiss francs ($23 billion) for 2015, largely because of its decision a year ago to ditch a policy that limited...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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