The euro inched away from more than two-year lows but remained on tenterhooks as investors awaited a key vote in Greece later in the session, while the dollar treaded water in its final week of a strong 2014.
Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday after a report that China will change banking rules in an apparent effort to boost lending and economic growth as oil prices rebounded.
Voters in 2004 approved a constitutional amendment that established a minimum wage for the state. The amendment requires that the hourly wage be readjusted each year based on the rate of inflation.
Japan's $29 billion fiscal stimulus includes spending vouchers and coupons for consumers, welfare checks for low-income families with small children and heating-oil subsidies.
Get ready for a disastrous year for U.S. government bonds. That's the message forecasters on Wall Street are sending. With Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen poised to raise interest rates in 2015 for the first time in almost a decade, prognosticators are ...