Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda announces new stimulus measures on Friday in Tokyo. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. By. Jacob M. Schlesinger,.
Stocks rose across the globe Friday, capping off a seesaw month for investors, after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new stimulus to boost the country's struggling economy.
In this Saturday, May 31, 2014 photo, the Starbucks logo is seen at one of the company's coffee shops in downtown Chicago. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar).
China's manufacturing slowed further last month, as a property slump and slowdown in investment growth put the world's second-largest economy on course for the slowest full-year growth since 1990.
The drop in fuel prices couldn't have come at a better time for the U.S. economy. Consumer spending unexpectedly dropped 0.2 percent in September, weaker than any economist projected in a Bloomberg survey, after rising 0.5 percent in August, according ...