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October 17, 2014 Bank of England chief economist says interest rates likely to stay low until after mid-2015Source: Fox Business
LONDON – The Bank of England's chief economist is signaling that interest rates could remain at record lows for longer than he predicted even three months ago.
October 16, 2014 Citigroup Sees $1.1 Trillion Stimulus From Oil PlungeSource: Bloomberg
The lowest oil price in four years will provide stimulus of as much as $1.1 trillion to global economies by lowering the cost of fuels and other commodities, according to Citigroup Inc.
October 16, 2014 World Economy Gives Investors Growth Scare as They Look to U.S.Source: Bloomberg
The global economy faces its biggest test of confidence since the European sovereign debt crisis as investors fear it’s running out of engines.
Despite significant upset in financial markets, Federal Reserve officials believe growth is progressing. According to the Fed's "Beige Book" of economic conditions, officials there see the economy moving at a modest-to-moderate...
October 16, 2014 Best Stocks for Socially Responsible InvestorsSource: MSN.com
Today, socially responsible investing is largely dedicated to investing for the greater good of humankind and the planet, which means focusing on companies that have pledged to work toward those goals as part of their culture. By...
October 16, 2014 Fitch Puts EU Rescue Fund on Watch for Possible Downgrade
Money News - îFitch ratingsî agency on Wednesday put the EU's 500-billion-euro bailout fund on review for a possible downgrade, triggered by concerns over France's battle to tame a ballooning budget deficit. The...
October 10, 2014 The Economic Costs of Ebola Are Rising TooSource: Time
The longer the outbreak lasts and the farther the disease travels, the harder it will hit global growth
October 9, 2014 U.S. Fed frets over strong dollar, global woes - minutesSource: Reuters
Federal Reserve officials want to tie an interest-rate rise to U.S. economic progress, but the minutes of their last policy meeting show they are struggling with how to come to grips with the dual threats of a stronger dollar and...
NASDAQ - The Stoxx Europe 600 index dropped 0.5% to 334.38, breaking a two-day winning streak. France's CAC 40 index gave up 0.4% to 4,267.65, while the U.K.'sFTSE 100 index fell 0.4% to 6,538.25. Subscribe to WSJ:...
October 7, 2014 Obama urges regulators to tailor standards for financial firmsSource: Reuters
President Barack Obama gathered the top U.S. market regulators at the White House on Monday and urged them to look for ways to tailor rules based on financial firms' size and complexity.
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