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  • It may be too early to give up on the bull market in equities

    NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Investors fretting about the possibility of a big reversal in global stock markets may just want to borrow a slogan from the British - and just keep calm and carry on. It won't be easy given the background noise. Fears of a...
  • Fed's Lockhart - rate hike still not likely until second half 2015

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Dennis Lockhart said on Wednesday that despite recent strong U.S. economic growth he still feels the Fed should not raise interest rates until likely the second half of next year. Speaking...
  • July's job growth strong but below expectations

    July's job growth strong but below expectations
    The labor market extended its best streak since the late 1990s, posting solid job growth last month that lured more people back into the workforce. The 209,000 net new jobs were below analyst expectations and a sharp falloff from June's robust 298,000...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 30:

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 30:
    Stryker Building "Take a good look at the Stryker Building before it is razed. Take in the mature crepe myrtle trees, the grassy expanse and the white pine grove. They surely will disappear with the building. Why not leave trees and make a downtown park?...
  • Greenspan says stocks to see 'significant correction': Bloomberg TV

    (Reuters) - Equity markets will see a decline at some point after rising for the past several years, former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan said in an interview on Bloomberg TV. "The stock market has recovered so sharply for so long, you have...
  • U.S. economy grows at scorching 4 percent in 2nd quarter

    WASHINGTON The much-stronger-than-expected 4 percent rate of annual U.S. economic growth from April through June, reported Wednesday by the Commerce Department, put to rest fears that the U.S. economy was slipping into low gear. Offsetting a dismal start...
  • Strong 2nd-quarter growth puts recovery back on track, economists say

    Strong 2nd-quarter growth puts recovery back on track, economists say
    The U.S. economy’s better-than-expected expansion in the second quarter fueled optimism that growth was back on an upward trajectory, allaying fears that the recovery might have been derailed during a sharp winter slowdown. “An inflection...
  • Economy, hiring up in July, but flat wage growth dampens cheer

    WASHINGTON July marked a sixth straight month with 200,000-plus jobs growth, the government said Friday, cementing the view of a firming U.S. economic recovery. Deeper within the numbers, however, was an explanation for why many Americans still don't feel...
  • Fed stays course on policy but acknowledges rising inflation

    Despite the economic rebound and sharp drop in the unemployment rate recently, Federal Reserve officials still see considerable weakness in the labor market and remain very cautious about moving away from their easy-money policy. The Fed, in a statement...
  • U.S. economy grows at 4% annual rate in second quarter

    U.S. economy grows at 4% annual rate in second quarter
    The economy's strong second-quarter growth showed the recovery has regained momentum after a brutal winter and could signal a quicker end to the era of rock-bottom interest rates. The nation's total economic output, or gross domestic product,...
  • U.S. funds recommend highest cash holdings in six years in July: Reuters poll

    NEW YORK/BANGALORE (Reuters) - U.S. fund managers recommended the highest cash holdings since the start of the financial crisis in July, becoming more defensive over the standoff between Russia and the West on Ukraine, a Reuters poll showed....
  • World investors load up on stocks, Europe leads way: Reuters poll

    LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors bought more stocks in July than at any point in more than two years, spearheaded by a push into Europe and growing confidence in the continent's economic recovery, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday. Faith in the global...