FILE - In this May 30, 2013 file photo, a Boeing 737 airplane is assembled in Renton, Wash. Boeing Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets edged higher on Wednesday, lifted by a raft of solid corporate results and benign U.S. inflation data that may encourage the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates lower for longer.
Social Security payments for 64 million retired American workers will increase 1.7 percent in 2015. That means the typical retiree will get an extra $22 per month, receiving a $1,328 average monthly Social Security payment and $15,936 annually.
The march lower in US government bond yields is rippling out into the real economy. A drop in 30-year Treasury yields to fresh lows for the year has dragged the rate on 30-year mortgages - those favoured by Americans - down with it, encouraging ...
LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling fell around half a percent against a stronger dollar on Wednesday after Bank of England minutes showed policymakers were firmly against raising interest rates when they met earlier this month.