Money traders of a foreign exchange dealing company work under an electric screen indicating the U.S. dollar against the Japanese yen in Tokyo Thursday, Sept.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank handed out the first of its new four-year loans to banks on Thursday, the flagship tool in a new stimulus package it hopes will stave off price deflation and revive the ailing euro zone economy.
1. Upbeat markets: U.S. stock futures were looking perky, setting the stage for what could be another record high for the Dow Jones industrial average.
Capitol_Building The House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution by a 319-108 bipartisan vote Wednesday to fund the federal government through Dec. 16, Reuters reported Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Energy unveiled its latest energy efficiency rule on Thursday, a standard for commercial air conditioning units that the White House believes could slash energy use in commercial and industrial buildings.