By Lucia Mutikani. WASHINGTON Dec 9 (Reuters) - U.S. household net worth hit a record high in the third quarter as home prices marched up and the value of stocks and mutual funds surged, a hopeful sign for the economic recovery.
... Print. * Robust China trade data a promising sign for global growth. * Three Fed officials speak on outlook for stimulus reduction.
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The best move for the Federal Reserve given improving jobs numbers but slow inflation readings might be a small December taper, an official said Monday in key comments ahead of next week's meeting.
NEW YORK -- Wall Street saw a modest lift in stock prices Monday, pushing the broad S&P 500 above its record close and extending the gains from Friday that were sparked by a stronger-than-expected reading on job growth.
Sysco Corp.'s biggest intraday stock jump since at least 1980 is the latest blow to the conventional wisdom that acquirers should brace for a selloff.