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Consumer prices dropped in January as gas prices continued to fall, which could give a cautious Fed ammunition to keep interest rates low a bit longer.
More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications was still consistent with steady hiring.
BERLIN, Feb 26- Germany's jobless rate remained at a record low of 6.5 percent for a third straight month in February, data showed on Thursday, boosting expectations that private consumption will help drive growth in Europe's largest economy this year. That was in line with the consensus forecast in a Reuters poll and remains the lowest since German...
Janet Yellen gives the Senate Banking Committee a decidedly dovish tone on interest rates.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen testified before Congress on Tuesday after presenting her semiannual monetary policy report.
US Fed Chair Janet Yellen continued her semiannual testimony on monetary policy and the economy before the House Committee on Financial Services.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen's prepared statement shows the central bank will not raise rates in June as expected, Diane Swonk told CNBC.
A Republican lawmaker is pushing for legislation to provide fighter jets, weapons and aid to allies fighting Islamic State.
Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank's business index hit its lowest in a year, against expectations it would rise.
LONDON, Feb 18- Sterling hit a seven-year high against the euro on Wednesday after data showed British wages growing strongly, outstripping inflation by the widest margin since before the financial crisis. The Office for National Statistics also said Britain's unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent, its lowest level in more than six years.
LONDON, Feb 18- British pay growth outstripped a dwindling inflation rate by the widest margin since before the financial crisis in December, several measures of earnings showed, giving many households a boost ahead of elections in May. The Office for National Statistics also said on Wednesday that the unemployment rate unexpectedly fell to 5.7 percent, its...
LONDON, Feb 18- Sterling rose towards seven-year highs against the euro while gilt futures fell on Wednesday after data showed British pay growth far outstripped inflation in December and the jobless rate fell. The Office for National Statistics also said Britain's unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent, its lowest level in more than six years.
ISIS released a video on Sunday that seems to show the militant group beheading 21 Egyptian Christians kidnapped in Libya.
Sentiment fell in February from an 11-year high, a survey released on Friday showed.
Jim Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, thinks oil is in the process of bottoming, and this could be bad for stocks; and CNBC contributor Ron Insana, provides perspective.
More Americans than expected filed new claims for unemployment last week, but the trend is consistent with a strengthening labor market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest unemployment numbers and January's retail sales results.
Discussing the latest U.S. nonfarm payroll data, Michael Eastham, President of Fellowship Financial Group, says the 270,000 jobs is a good start, but his concern is more towards the U.S. Federal Reserve and how it's looking for reasons not to raise rates.
Purveyors of high-end luxury goods are chasing millionaires in the United States, as upper-income spending falters in Europe and in the emerging markets. The NYT reports.
Could stronger jobs data push the Fed to move on rates sooner? Greg Ip, The Wall Street Journal; Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee; and Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel, provide perspective.