The economy in the U.S. expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, capping its strongest six months in more than a decade, as gains in government spending and a shrinking trade deficit made up for a slowdown in household purchases.
Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits over the past month than at any time in more than 14 years, a sign the strengthening U.S.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures declined 61 points, or 0.4%, to 16863. S&P 500 futures fell eight points, or 0.4%, to 1964 and Nasdaq-100 futures lost 19 points, or 0.5%, to 4053.
Unemployment in Germany fell in October as the seasonal pick-up on the labour market was delayed owing to late summer holidays. The number of people registered as unemployed in Europe's biggest economy fell by a seasonally-adjusted 22,000 in ...
Federal Reserve officials dismissed recent turmoil in global financial markets, and focused instead on �solid� employment gains that will keep them on a path toward an interest-rate increase next year.