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Economist Nouriel Roubini, renowned for his foretelling of doom and gloom in financial markets, has turned bullish in his 2014 outlook.
Sales of Manhattan apartments hit a fourth-quarter record, with wealthy buyers competing to get a foot in the door as prices soar. The FT reports.
Many traditional retailers are having to work a lot harder to persuade Americans to open their pocketbooks.
China is set to return to the heyday of double-digit growth in 2014 driven by a revival in global demand, according to an investment strategist.
The number of registered jobless in Spain fell by 2.24 percent in December from a month earlier.
US manufacturing grew at a slightly slower pace in December. but hiring hit a 2½-year high and the volume of new orders soared to a level last seen in early 2010.
What's the demographic breakdown of Obamacare enrollments nationally? Officials aren't saying, yet, raising concerns about insurance prices next year.
The single biggest task for the ECB in 2014 will be the implementation of the banking union in the currency bloc, said CEO of Société Générale.
Buoyed by a growing economy and a soaring stock market, buyers are entering showrooms and leaving with trophy cars. The NYT reports.
Economists are uncertain whether growth lies ahead for Spain this year — despite upbeat economic data out on Thursday.
Singapore's economy expanded 4.4 percent on year in the final quarter of 2013, below market expectations, data on Thursday showed.
As youth unemployment continues to be an issue in Britain, new research has warned of the health impacts of joblessness among young people.
One of the most successful U.S. exports of 2013 may have been Black Friday, the day when consumers are tempted into starting Christmas shopping early.
Manufacturing output in the euro zone posted its strongest growth since May 2011 in December but the data point to continuing divergence in the bloc.
Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, says Wal-Mart can't afford to pay its employees a minimum of $15 per hour.
The problem of U.S. underemployment may lessen in 2014, with better quality, higher-paying jobs on the market.
The pace of growth of business in the Midwest slowed in December, signaling a cooling in the region's manufacturing.
US consumer confidence rose in December as consumers grew more optimistic about the job market, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
The U.S. housing market could be in the early stages of yet another bubble, warned Robert Shiller, co-founder of the Case-Shiller index.
China's top planning agency pledged to curb local government debt while the central bank said it will keep monetary policy stable in 2014.
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