July 25 (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Department seasonally adjusted data on durable goods orders, with percent changes from prior months.
German consumers apparently remain upbeat and euro-zone bank lending also provided reassuring counterpoint to German business sentiment.
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) : The online retailer posted a wider-than-expected loss for the second quarter even as revenue jumped 23%.
Russia is paying an ever higher price for its growing isolation over the crisis in Ukraine. The country's central bank jacked up interest rates to 8% on Friday, the third time it's done that since March.
This morning's economic growth figures confirmed that the UK economy has returned to its pre-recession peak from 2008. In other words, the economy is producing more than it has ever produced before - so should we not feel more prosperous than ever ...