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Consumer spending has dropped down. The fall is the very first if we see the six months' statistics. It is also observed that households' confidence remained high in August approaching the highest point in seven years.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it had completed a review of its loan program for Tunisia, clearing the way for disbursement of about $217.5 million.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (A:US)'s $3 billion of financing for Burger King Worldwide Inc. (BKW:US)'s planned takeover of Tim Hortons Inc. (THI) gives billionaire Warren Buffett the option to buy a 1.75 percent stake in the combined company.
The US stocks closed August at a strong note on Friday (August 29), with the S&P 500 setting a new record by posting a modest gain on closing day of the month amid the rising crisis in Ukraine and overseas concerns helped extend a rally.