The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits dropped last week and stayed near 14-year lows, the latest evidence of labor-market improvement.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin assured Russians on Thursday that the economy would rebound after the ruble's dramatic slide this year but offered no remedy for a deepening financial crisis.
Switzerland's National Bank (SNB) is to impose an interest rate of minus 0.25% on large amounts of money deposited in the country.
FRANKFURT - As Mario Draghi prepares to push the European Central Bank into quantitative easing, he's counting the cost of alienating its home nation.
Politics and Energy are hardly strange or unusual bedfellows. We know they've been under the covers with each other for a very long time, which is why when politicians act as though they didn't know it really is irritating.