All posts tagged "dollar"
Friday’s US Jobs Report: Will Hiring Survive Global Turmoil?
WASHINGTON – For months, U.S. employers have steadily added jobs even as global growth has flagged and financial markets have sunk. Friday’s jobs report for December may provide some hints of whether that trend can endure. Most...
- Posted January 8, 2016
World Could Face Months of Chinese Market Aftershocks
BEIJING – The latest trigger was currency jitters, but Thursday’s plunge in Chinese stocks was just one in a series of aftershocks from last year’s boom and bust that could shake markets for months to come. Investor...
- Posted January 7, 2016
Global Stocks Mostly Lower as China Jitters Linger
SEOUL, South Korea – Global stock markets were weaker Tuesday even as China’s benchmark stabilized a day after plunging nearly 7 percent. European stocks opened mostly lower. France’s CAC 40 fell 0.3 percent to 4,507.35 and Germany’s...
- Posted January 5, 2016
US Construction Spending Falls 0.4 Percent in November
WASHINGTON – U.S. construction spending fell in November for the first time in 17 months, reflecting weakness in spending on hotel and other private nonresidential construction and government projects. Construction spending dipped 0.4 percent in November following...
- Posted January 4, 2016