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  • Still awash with cash, world economies take turn for the worse

    LONDON (Reuters) - China's economy is slowing. The euro zone's is a flat line. Japan's sank in the second quarter. Britain has wage deflation. The U.S. economy is ticking over at best. In a world preoccupied by geopolitical crises - from Ukraine, Iraq...
  • Many who have left U.S. labor force say they would like to return

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mike Yack has left the workforce twice in the last eight years and calls himself retired, yet at age 62 the former General Motors employee does not consider his working life over. "I'd be open to anything - learning a new trade or...
  • Investors await Yellen's words from Wyoming, where Fed meets this week

    Investors await Yellen's words from Wyoming, where Fed meets this week
    This week, the Federal Reserve will go into one of the most carefully scrutinized events of the year when it debates whether employment has healed enough to let interest rates start to rise. On Friday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will speak at...
  • Fed chief concerned about the number of Americans working part-time

    Fed chief concerned about the number of Americans working part-time
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a stubborn warning light blinking on her labor market dashboard: A group of Americans larger than Washington state's population can find only part-time work. As Yellen heads to this week's Fed symposium in...
  • More jobs available, many paying less

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Tuesday, Aug. 12: Two new reports are out this week that, taken together, provide a pretty good picture of how the U.S. labor force has fared since the economic recovery began in June...
  • Most jobs available in more than a decade

    Most jobs available in more than a decade
    In a sign the U.S. labor market is strengthening, job openings at the end of June rose to the highest level in more than 13 years. There were 4.67 million open jobs for workers in June, up 2% from the previous month, the Labor Department said Tuesday....
  • Rent or buy: A case for home ownership

    Over the last several years, I've been asking myself why people are renting, when many can afford to purchase. Sure, there are many individuals whose credit was impacted by the recession. Some couldn't afford to keep up with credit card payments....
  • Sterling near two-year high vs euro, caution on Scotland

    LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling edged towards a two-year high against the euro on Tuesday as hedge funds and speculators sold the single currency against the dollar and pound, betting euro zone monetary policy would stay loose. The risk of a surprise in...
  • 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...
  • Fed avanza en plan de recorte de compras, cita aceleración de inflación EEUU

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - La Reserva Federal mejoró el miércoles su evaluación de la economía de Estados Unidos, al tomar en cuenta un declive en la tasa de desempleo y mostrarse más cómoda ante el hecho de que la inflación se desplaza hacia su meta. No...
  • 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,...