More than a decade ago, the Fed tried to pump life into the faltering US economy. In 2008, the financial markets crashed. There is a connection.
Global Finance Magazine
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Regional Report | Latin America
The large economies on the east coast of Latin America—Brazil, Venezuela and Argentina—are slumping badly. Things are far different out west.
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By Jeffrey Sparshott WASHINGTON--Prices for imported goods fell for the third straight month in September, a reminder of the downward pressure on inflation from a strong dollar and slower overseas growth. Import prices fell 0.1% from the prior month, the ...
By Paul Vieira OTTAWA--Canadian job growth in September came in slightly ahead of expectations, while the unemployment rate ticked up to a 19-month high and full-time employment plunged. Canada added 12,100 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate edged up ...
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Alcoa shares drop after downbeat results U.S. stocks traded in a narrow range, switching between small gains and losses, Friday but the main indexes were on track to post sizable weekly gains. Friday's ...