The U.S. dollar was trading weaker against a basket of currencies Thursday, pressured by minutes from the Federal Reserve's June policy meeting suggesting that the U.S.
The radar screens of investors have long been clear of the one blip guaranteed to sound the alarm for risk taking and financial complacency: interest rate rises by central banks.
The eurozone economy has failed to spring into life. The danger is of a damaging deflationary slump. Official interest rates have been slashed, and pushed into negative territory.
American Apparel announced late Wednesday that it reached a deal with investment firm Standard General for up to $25 million to bolster the clothing chain's finances.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's trade performance improved in June but still missed market forecasts, reinforcing expectations that Beijing will have to unveil more stimulus measures to stabilize the economy and meet its 2014 growth target.