... * Risk sentiment hit by first Ebola case in NY. * Caterpillar, 3M earnings underpin sentiment. * U.S. and euro zone economic data positive.
South Korea's economy grew at an annual pace of 3.2 per cent in the third quarter of this year, the central bank said on Friday, with weak exports to China offset by rising private consumption.
BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese home prices fell for a fifth straight month in September, wiping out gains scored in the past year and raising expectations the government will have to implement more economic support measures to cushion the blow.
Americans continue to fall far short of what they need to be saving for retirement. According to a new survey commissioned by Wells Fargo through Harris Poll, The median amount of money saved fro retirement by middle class people is only $20,000.
NEW YORK - A combination of strong company earnings and encouraging economic reports, both in the U.S. and Europe, gave the stock market another day of solid gains Thursday.