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US shakes off torpor with 3.5% growth
The US economy expanded at an annualised rate of 3.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2014, ending years of mediocre domestic growth and shaking off the more recent weakness in other major global economies.
US economy extends strong growth  BizTimes.com (Milwaukee)
Ameriprise Financial Inc.: Third Quarter GDP Report Reflects an Economy That ...  The Wall Street Transcript
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U.S. Stocks Gain Following Better-Than-Estimated GDP Data
Most U.S. stocks rose as data showed faster-than-estimated growth, fueling speculation the economy is strong enough to withstand higher interest rates.
US stocks turn higher in afternoon trading  Washington Post
US Stocks Rise; Visa Boosts Dow  Wall Street Journal
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US average rate on 30-year home loan 3.98 percent
Average U.S. mortgage rates halted their five-week decline this week but the benchmark 30-year loan remained below 4 percent. Here's a look at rates for fixed and adjustable-rate mortgages this week and over the past year: Copyright 2014 The Associated ...
Common sense makes landlord loans easier  OCRegister
Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.98 pct.; 30-year loan at 3.13 ...  CanadianBusiness.com
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International Low-Cost Airlines Drive Transatlantic Fares Into The Ground
If you've been wondering why airfare to Scandinavian countries has been so inexpensive for the past few seasons, you have one particular airline to thank: Norwegian Air.
Wow Air launches $99 fares across Atlantic  Clinton Herald
Wow Air Offering Flights To Europe For $99  Here And Now
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Greenback Strengthens As Fed Ends Bond-Buying Scheme
The U.S. dollar is showing its resilience on Thursday, holding on to a three-week high against a basket of currencies after the Federal Reserve caught the market off-guard with a definite hawkish tone in its policy statement yesterday.
Fed keeps interest rates at record low, ends bond buying  SFGate
Fed ending its bond buying, thanks to bright job market  TriValley Central
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Jobless Claims Remain at Historically Low Levels
WASHINGTON�The number of new claims for jobless benefits rose last week but remained at historically low levels, supporting other signals of an improving labor market.
Fewer Americans filed for jobless benefits in last month  Chicago Tribune
Unemployment claims hold near 14-year lows  USA TODAY
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Hawkish Fed Reserve Predict Good Year Despite Global Market Slowdown
Despite Wall Street performance faltering yesterday, the Federal Reserve remained upbeat about the economy, citing the substantial improvement in the job market, and confirmed its intention to keep interest rates low.
Market Hears Earlier Rate Hike in What Fed Doesn't Say  Barron's
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Survey: Shrimp in US rife with murky labeling
Consumers around the nation can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants, an advocacy group says.
Report: DC Diners Are Victims of 'Shrimp Fraud'  Eater
30% of US Shrimp Is Misrepresented, Study Says  TIME
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Wal-Mart Weighs Matching Online Prices
Wal-Mart is testing a program to match online prices. Above, a Wal-Mart employee makes price changes at a store. AP. By. Shelly Banjo.
Walmart Tests Matching Prices With Online Rivals  DailyFinance
Walmart Mulls Nationwide Online Price-Matching Program as Holiday Shopping ...  eCreditDaily.com
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Kellogg's cereal sales fall yet again
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) - Kellogg reported a lower quarterly profit Thursday as cereal sales fell again in the U.S.. The company, which makes Frosted Flakes, Pop Tarts and Eggo, said core sales in its cereal division declined 4.7 percent.
Kellogg Profit Down On Lagging Cereal Sales  RTT News
Kellogg third-qtr sales drop as US demand remains weak  Reuters Africa
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