Applications for unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week as claims moved closer to a four-decade low that shows a resilient labor market.
WASHINGTON U.S. consumer spending barely rose in October as households took advantage of rising incomes to boost savings to their highest level in nearly three years, pointing to moderate economic growth in the fourth quarter.
WASHINGTON Nov 25 - New U.S. single-family home sales surged in October and the inventory of properties for sale was the highest since early 2010, which could allay concerns of a significant slowdown in housing.
S�O PAULO—Brazil's federal police on Wednesday arrested the chief executive of Brazilian bank BTG Pactual, BBTG11 -25.54 % Andr� Esteves, and Sen. Delcidio do Amaral, of the ruling Workers' Party, in connection with the massive Petrobras PBR -6.46 ...
The euro fell below a key level against the strengthening dollar, underlining the market's growing expectation that the world's two big central banks are heading in opposite monetary policy directions.