WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans' wealth reached an all-time high this summer, buoyed by record-setting stock prices and a healthy recovery in home values.
The combined company would have increased leverage selling and distributing food goods from manufacturers to restaurants, hospitals, hotels, schools and other institutions.
The dollar held above �103 after U.S. jobs data and Federal Reserve presidents suggested the central bank may scale back its bond-buying program as early as next week.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard has in the past urged the Fed... Read More. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard has in the past urged the Fed to hold off on reducing its asset purchases or raising interest ...
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.