Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she wants to raise awareness of the need for diversity among economists, with relatively few women and minorities still choosing to major in economics in college.
Central banks around the world are giving investors the green light to buy the dollar, pushing it to a three-week high against its major counterparts after the Federal Reserve ended its bond-purchase stimulus program.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but remained at historically low levels that signal a strengthening job market.
NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were mostly flat on Thursday, as a strong read on third-quarter economic growth raised new questions about monetary policy, though strong results at Visa single-handedly put the Dow in positive territory.
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent in October as the labor market in Europe's biggest economy continued to gain steam.