Tuesday, August 11, 2020

All posts tagged "growth"

  • Portugal’s Government Hangs Tough on Ending Austerity

    LISBON, Portugal – Portugal’s prime minister said Friday he will seek to accommodate European authorities’ concerns about his government’s spending plan for this year, but won’t give up his promise to end austerity in the country. Antonio...

    • Posted January 29, 2016
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  • Eurozone Inflation at 15-Month High, but Outlook still Weak

    LONDON – Inflation across the 19-country eurozone doubled in January, but few economists think it represents a meaningful pick-up in the economy given subdued growth across much of the region, a renewed drop in oil prices and...

    • Posted January 29, 2016
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  • US Stocks Rise as Oil Prices Jumps Again; Tech Climbs

    NEW YORK – U.S. stocks rose Thursday as the price of oil climbed for the third day in a row while key oil-producing nations discussed cuts in production. Tech and consumer stocks traded higher, led by Amazon...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Business Economists Expect Slower Sales, Economic Growth

    WASHINGTON – Business economists are more pessimistic about their firms’ future sales and profits than they were last fall, and more predict slower economic growth, a survey found. At the same time, a majority of economists surveyed...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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  • U.S. House Hearing over Federal Board in P.R. Postponed Until Feb. 2

    SAN JUAN – The U.S. House Indian, Insular & Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Don Young (R., Alaska), postponed until Feb. 2 a hearing on the potential establishment of a federal fiscal control board on...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
  • IMF sees 2016 Negative Growth for Latin America, Caribbean

    WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund is forecasting that the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean will maintain this year the same overall 0.3 percent negative growth seen in 2015. Alejandro Werner is the IMF’s chief...

    • Posted January 23, 2016
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  • Energy Stocks Lead a Broad Rally as the Price of Oil Soars

    NEW YORK – U.S. stocks made their biggest gain in more than a monthon Friday as oil prices surged, lifting energy stocks. Tech stocks also climbed as Apple shares had their day since August. Energy companies soared...

    • Posted January 22, 2016
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  • World Bank Report: Caribbean to see Growth in 2016

    SAN JUAN — Weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on global growth in 2016, but economic activity should still pick up modestly to a 2.9 percent pace, from 2.4 percent growth in 2015, as advanced...

    • Posted January 22, 2016
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  • GE tops Wall Street Expectations, though Industrial Revenue Slips

    General Electric topped Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter and reaffirmed its target for 2016, but shares slipped before the opening bell as the company’s industrial revenue declined. The industrial conglomerate on Friday reported earnings of...

    • Posted January 22, 2016
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  • US Stocks Rise as Energy Stocks Rally Following Big Slump

    NEW YORK – Stocks rose Thursday and recovered some of their steep losses from the day before. The price of oil also recovered from a big decline. That lifted energy companies, which have been struggling as energy...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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