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  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: August producer price index, July long-term security purchases, ICSC-Goldman Sachs and Redbook retail chain sales for period ending Sept. 13 Local earnings: None Other earnings: Adobe Systems Inc., Apogee Enterprises Inc., and others Of note:...
  • Wall St. climbs as expectations shift on Fed policy

    Wall St. climbs as expectations shift on Fed policy
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday and the S&P notched its best performance in a month after a report shifted investor expectations for the Federal Reserve's policy statement due on Wednesday. After a sluggish start to trading, major...
  • China hasn’t got investors’ backs: James Saft

    (Reuters) - (James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own) In a world in which investors increasingly assume policy-makers have their backs, China may be about to demonstrate how it can work the other way. Chinese growth is...
  • Stocks mixed ahead of Fed; small companies slump

    Investors played it safe on Monday ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. While large company stocks ended the day little changed, smaller, riskier stocks slumped. Fed policy makers start a two-day meeting on Tuesday and many...
  • Stocks open lower ahead of Fed meeting

    Stocks open lower ahead of Fed meeting
    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dropped in early trading Monday ahead of this week's potential pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. The Fed is nearing the end of its bond-buying stimulus program, and investors will be looking for indications of when...
  • Autos weigh on U.S. factory output; outlook still upbeat

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. manufacturing output fell for the first time in seven months in August, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a steadily expanding factory sector. That view was bolstered by other data on Monday showing factory...
  • World waits for white smoke from U.S. Fed

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve may give clearer hints on when it will hike the cost of borrowing in the United States in the coming week, as struggling Europe braces for a tight vote in Scotland on whether to leave the United Kingdom....
  • Central banks inflating 'elevated' asset prices: BIS

    LONDON (Reuters) - Financial asset prices are at "elevated" levels and market volatility remains "exceptionally subdued" thanks to ultra-loose monetary policies being implemented by central banks around the world, the Bank for International Settlements...
  • Realities of Real Estate: How to properly price your house

    When we put a house on the market, there are three considerations that must be effectively coordinated to maximize the chances of a successful sale: price, positioning and presentation. As we have said in past columns, it's like a three-legged stool. If...
  • With eye on market stability, Fischer carves out Fed role

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer has been tapped to head a new financial stability panel at the U.S. central bank, an influential perch he could use to try to broaden and enhance the Fed's powers to ward off a future...
  • Options trading heats up on big bets U.S. rates are going up

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Traders piled into U.S. short-term interest rates options on Friday, adopting a bearish posture on the view the Federal Reserve will signal next week that interest rates will be notably higher by the end of next year. Block trades in...
  • Fed to drop low-rate promise next week, top economist says

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will drop its promise to keep rates near zero for a "considerable time" after it ends its bond-buying program, paving the way for a first Fed rate hike in June 2015, a top Wall Street economist predicted on...