All posts tagged "Economy"
Greek bailout impasse needs more talks, eurozone chief warns
BRUSSELS – The eurozone’s top official said Tuesday that next week’s meeting between Greece and its international creditors will not yet provide a full breakthrough on the country’s bailout program because more negotiations on reforms are needed....
- Posted February 14, 2017
Growth in consumer borrowing slowed in December
WASHINGTON — Consumers increased their borrowing in December at the slowest pace in six months, as growth in credit card usage decelerated sharply. Total borrowing rose $14.2 billion in December, smaller than November’s increase of $25.2 billion,...
- Posted February 7, 2017
European Markets get a Boost from Leading US Investment Firm
LONDON – European shares rose solidly Tuesday after a leading American investment firm recommended clients to buy the region’s stocks. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was up 0.7 percent at...
- Posted February 7, 2017
US stock indexes slide in afternoon trading; oil price falls
Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes broadly lower in late-afternoon trading Monday as the price of crude oil declined. Phone company and real estate stocks were also among the big decliners. Investors were weighing the latest batch...
- Posted February 6, 2017
How stricter rules for brokers will affect retirement savers
$4.5 trillion in 401(k) retirement accounts are at stake
- Posted February 4, 2017
Bank of England Revises Up UK Growth Forecasts
"Following the referendum, the Bank (took steps) to support households and businesses during a period of initial uncertainty and eventual adjustment to the country's new relationship with the EU"
- Posted February 2, 2017
How Trump’s Immigration Order Could Hurt the US Economy
Those moves could discourage visitors and students from many countries
- Posted February 1, 2017
US Consumer Spending Up 0.5 percent in December
Incomes also showed some improvement, rising by 0.3 percent in December, spurred by a rebound in growth in wages and salaries
- Posted January 30, 2017
What’s at Stake in Trump’s Push to Rewrite or Abandon NAFTA
Here's what's at stake
- Posted January 27, 2017
Downtown Restaurant Owner Closes to Focus on Isla Verde Business
SAN JUAN — After rumors surfaced over the closure of Downtown, a restaurant and bar in Hato Rey, its owner, Matías Fernández said Thursday that the move is merely an expansion strategy. Fernández explained to Caribbean Business that Downtown closed to...
- Posted January 26, 2017