WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. producer prices fell for a third straight month in November, pointing to a lack of inflation pressure that could give the Federal Reserve pause as it weighs the future of its bond-buying stimulus.
Ireland's rescue by the European Union and International Monetary Fund has come to an end. But the country will bear the scars of austerity for years to come.
... slideshows. * MSCI World Index on track for worst two weeks since June. * Dollar gains versus euro, but eases from earlier 5-year high vs yen.
U.S. stocks were little changed, looking to cap their second-straight weekly decline, as investors remained fixated on a key Federal Reserve committee meeting next week.
If Conrad Hilton, the founder of the eponymous hospitality group, had run into Chris Nassetta in the lobby of one of his hotels, he probably would not have given the chief executive of what is now Hilton Worldwide a second look.