WASHINGTON Oct 30 (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen did not comment on monetary policy or the economic outlook in remarks on Thursday prepared for a diversity conference at the central bank.
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) - Treasury prices advanced Thursday as investors sought to parse the Federal Reserve's messages from its two-day meeting, which ended on Wednesday.
First-time claims for unemployment benefits rose to a seasonally adjusted 287,000 last week, remaining near levels last seen in 2000.
NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were mostly flat on Thursday, as a strong read on third-quarter economic growth raised new questions about monetary policy, though strong results at Visa single-handedly put the Dow in positive territory.
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent in October as the labor market in Europe's biggest economy continued to gain steam.