U.K. shorter-dated government bonds fell, underperforming longer-maturity gilts, as Scotland's rejection of independence from the union put the focus back on to when the Bank of England will raise interest rates.
LAKE COUNTY, Calif. - In August Lake County enjoyed a sizable drop in unemployment, which placed the local jobless rate at the lowest level in nearly seven years.
Occupy Wall Street has been on a debt-abolishing tear lately -- recently buying nearly $4 million in student loans from debt collectors and then forgiving it.
Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August.In this July 17, 2014 photo, construction workers build a commercial complex in Springfield, Ill.
<p>The last time the state's jobless rate dropped lower was during the early stages of the recession in July 2008 when it was 4.1 percent.