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WSJ's Jon Hilsenrath discusses the Federal Reserve's decision to hold steady on interest rates, as the central bank foresees a rate increase by early 2015.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting that a sharp slowdown in job growth last month was probably an aberration.
FRANKFURT�The European Central Bank's first offering of cheap, four-year loans to eurozone banks failed to generate as much interest as many analysts had expected, raising pressure on the ECB to find other ways of stimulating the region's weak ...
U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the volatile apartment category. But single-family house construction, a larger and more stable portion of the market, fell only modestly.