... * Markets boosted by strong U.S. data, comments from Fed's Dudley. * Eyes on central banker meeting in Jackson Hole. * Wall St up; European, Asian markets close higher.
Existing home sales increased between June and July, with July sales 10.3% higher than they were just a year earlier, according to the National Association of Realtors.
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in August to the strongest reading in seven months after having fallen sharply in July.
Luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co forecast a surprise decline in full-year profit and reported an unexpected fall in second-quarter sales as a strong dollar discouraged tourist spending in the United States and reduced the value of overseas sales.
Cue the "mic drop" because Oxford Dictionaries introduced new words on Wednesday. The list gives legitimacy to the acceptable time of day to start drinking, known as "beer-o-clock," and finally acknowledges that "awesomesauce," can be used to describe ...