The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to one of its lowest levels since before the 2007-09 recession, a sign of increasing health in the labor market.
NEW YORK - Shares of Lumber Liquidators fell nearly 20 percent Thursday, a day after the hardwood floor retailer cut its earnings outlook for the year and said fewer people are coming into its stores than expected.
Investors' radar screens have long been clear of the one blip guaranteed to sound the alarm in financial markets: interest rate rises by central banks.
Family Dollar Stores Inc. FDO +0.44% Family Dollar Stores Inc. U.S.: NYSE $64.52 +0.28 +0.44% July 10, 2014 10:58 am Volume (Delayed 15m) : 1.24M P/E Ratio 18.95 Market Cap $7.31 Billion Dividend Yield 1.91% Rev.
U.S. mortgage rates for 30-year loans rose for the first time in four weeks, increasing borrowing costs as job creation bolsters the housing recovery.