Tuesday, August 11, 2020

All posts tagged "growth"

  • ECB Holds Out Chance of More Stimulus at March Meeting

    FRANKFURT, Germany – European Central Bank head Mario Draghi let rattled investors know Thursday that the bank is poised to take action as soon as its next monetary policy meeting in March if plunging oil prices and...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Latest Gauge on China Slowdown Brings Relief it Wasn’t Worse

    BEIJING – The slowdown of China’s once-sizzling economy has fueled anxiety over its impact on the rest of the world. Yet when Beijing reported Tuesday that its economy grew last year at the slowest pace in a...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • Gov’t Report: Budget Deficit to Rise to $544B this Year

    WASHINGTON – A government report released Tuesday estimates that this year’s budget deficit will rise to $544 billion, an increase over prior estimates that can be attributed largely to tax cuts and spending increases passed by Congress...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • IMF Downgrades Outlook for World Economy Again

    WASHINGTON – The International Monetary cut its forecast for global and U.S. economic growth in 2016 Citing weakness in the developing world, the IMF said Tuesday that the world economy will grow 3.4 percent, down from an...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • European Shares Drop as Oil Slide Continues

    TOKYO – European shares lost early gains to close lower on Monday, despite a rebound in the wobbly Shanghai Composite index, as the price of oil extended its recent losses. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX, which had opened...

    • Posted January 18, 2016
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  • INSIDER Q&A: Allianz Strategist Hooper on Market Turmoil

    WASHINGTON – Last year was the stock market’s first down year since 2008, and this year has opened with a thud. The market is down 8 percent in the first two weeks of trading, the worst start...

    • Posted January 18, 2016
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  • Venezuela President gets Rare Blast of Live TV Criticism

    CARACAS, Venezuela – President Nicolas Maduro first declared an economic emergency due to “catastrophic” inflation and growth figures and then endured the indignity of a nationally televised scolding from the head of a newly empowered opposition Congress....

    • Posted January 16, 2016
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  • Get Used to It: Big Drops for Stocks are Back Again

    NEW YORK – Yes, this is scary. Stock prices plunged again Friday and are down more than 8 percent in just two weeks, an unprecedented slide for a start of a year. The vicious drops feel even...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Puerto Rico Revises Fiscal Plan, Restructuring Proposal to Creditors

    SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico government’s fiscal team will hold Friday a conference call with creditors’ advisers in which a new fiscal & economic growth plan (FEGP) will be presented by the commonwealth, according to a...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
  • 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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