NEW YORK, Sept 12- The dollar index posted its ninth consecutive week of gains on Friday and the U.S. currency rose to six-year highs against the yen on speculation that the Federal Reserve may strike a more hawkish tone when it meets next week.
WASHINGTON, Sept 12- U.S. retail sales rose broadly in August and consumer sentiment hit a 14- month high in September, which should ease concerns about consumer spending and support expectations for sturdy growth in the third quarter.
NEW YORK, Sept 12- The dollar was steady on Friday at six-year highs against the yen, and the dollar index was headed for a ninth consecutive week of gains after strong retail sales data added to expectations that U.S. growth is gaining steam.
WASHINGTON, Sept 12- U.S. retail sales rose broadly in August, which should ease some concerns about consumer spending and support expectations for sturdy growth in the third quarter.
WASHINGTON, Sept 3- When President Barack Obama stepped into the White House Rose Garden in June to announce he would single-handedly reform U.S. immigration policy, he startled advocates by announcing a firm, end-of-summer deadline for executive action.
WASHINGTON, June 13- U.S. producer prices fell in May after two month of solid gains, but the decline was not enough to change perceptions that inflation pressures are steadily creeping up.
*Producer prices fall 0.2 percent in May. WASHINGTON, June 13- U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in May as costs declined broadly, indicating inflation pressures remained benign.
NEW YORK, April 30- U.S. The U.S. bond market posted its fourth straight month of gains in April led by bids for long-dated debt due to worries about Ukraine. The Barclays' Aggregate index, a gauge of U.S. investment-grade bonds, rose 0.60 percent in April, bringing year-to-date gains to 2.45 percent.
*Industrial output up 0.7 in March. WASHINGTON, April 16- U.S. industrial production rose at a faster-than-expected clip in March, the latest sign the economy was gaining momentum.
WASHINGTON, April 16- U.S. housing starts rose but below market expectations and building permits fell in March, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist despite improving weather.
NEW YORK, Nov 4- The U.S. housing market is on the mend, but the so-called ``missing piston'' of the world's biggest economy doesn't have enough power to get the broader recovery firing on all cylinders any time soon.
Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren ramped up their voter outreach efforts Thursday as new campaign fundraising reports show they've already spent nearly $68 million pursuing the same Massachusetts Senate seat.
NEW YORK-- A growth in early voting and tough economy for the media are forcing changes to the exit poll system that television networks and The Associated Press depend upon to deliver the story on Election Night, all with the pressure-filled backdrop of a tight presidential race.
Scott Brown is apologizing for suggesting Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren used paid actors in political ads defending her legal work in an asbestos lawsuit. The Taunton Daily Gazette reported that Brown was asked how Warren got family members of asbestos victims to appear in her ads.
*Lawmakers seek tighter regulation of compounding companies* Outbreak has sickened 138 people in 11 states, killed 12* Senator Brown to return contributions from NECC owners By Tim McLaughlin and Toni Clarke.
By Tim McLaughlin and Toni Clarke. BOSTON, Oct 10- A Massachusetts specialist pharmacy linked to a company at the center of a major health scare closed temporarily on Wednesday and a state regulator clamped down on such operations in the wake of a meningitis outbreak that has claimed a dozen lives.
BOSTON, Oct 10- The campaign of U.S. In the meantime, the campaign is donating contributions from the company owners to the Meningitis Foundation of America. " Brown is in the midst of a bruising re-election battle against Democratic nominee Elizabeth Warren, who is a Harvard professor.
BOSTON, Oct 10- The campaign of U.S. In the meantime, the campaign is donating contributions from the company owners to the Meningitis Foundation of America. " State and federal regulators have said that all of the meningitis-infected patients were injected with drugs from New England Compounding Pharmacy, based in Framingham, Massachusetts.
*Companies add 162,000 jobs in September. NEW YORK, Oct 3- U.S. companies added 162,000 jobs in September, more than economists expected but still pointing to slow improvement in the labor market, data from a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.
*Best Buy founder, private equity firms, examine books. Automatic Data Processing said 162,000 private jobs were created in September in the United States, more than the 143,000 expected by analysts, and down from a revised 189,000 in August.