Wall Street extended its gains on Thursday as data pointed to a strengthening U.S. economy and European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi hinted at additional stimulus measures.
PARIS The piece of wing found on the shore of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean has been formally identified as part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the Paris prosecutor said on Thursday.
Applications for unemployment benefits rose to 282,000 last week, higher than economists expected, but lower on average for the 23rd week in a row, a sign typical of a strengthening labor market.
Clarity on what the Federal Reserve will do on rates has been in short supply. Friday's jobs report could change that. In early August, 82% of economists in The Wall Street Journal's monthly forecasting survey thought the Fed's policy-setting committee ...
The US trade deficit with the rest of the world fell to a five-month low in July, official figures show. It declined 7.4% to $41.9bn, compared with $45.2bn in June, the US Commerce Department said.