Crude Futures Remain Low on Ample Supplies

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

By Cassie Werber Crude is down again after a few choppy days, but Commerzbank noted that "on balance, oil prices remain virtually unchanged as compared with yesterday despite some pretty volatile trading in the meantime." Brent is trading only marginally ...

Japan's Inflation Rate Dips

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

TOKYO--Inflation in Japan slowed more than expected in August, government data showed Friday, in a setback to the Bank of Japan's efforts to achieve its 2% price target. While a fall in the pace of price growth was forecast following ...

U.S. Economy Grew at 4.6% Rate in Second Quarter -Update

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

By Josh Mitchell The U.S. economy grew in the spring at the fastest pace since late 2011, another sign the recovery is regaining steam after a rough start to the year. Gross domestic product, the broadest measure of goods and ...

U.S. Economy Grew at 4.6% Rate in 2Q

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

By Josh Mitchell and Sarah Portlock WASHINGTON--The U.S. economy grew in the spring at the fastest pace since late 2011, another sign the recovery is accelerating after five years of sluggishness. Gross domestic product, the broadest measure of goods and ...

Consumers Upbeat, Reuters/Mich Survey Shows

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

U.S. consumers remain upbeat about the economy's future as September winds to a closes, according to a survey of households released Friday. The upbeat mood offers hope that consumers will accelerate their spending in coming months. The Thomson-Reuters/University of Michigan ...

Oil Futures Stable, Brent Hovers Slightly Under $97/bbl

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

By Eric Yep Crude-oil futures moved in a narrow price range in Asian hours Friday with market participants suggesting that the weak oil prices appear to have largely stabilized. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for ...

ECB Says Bank Demand for Loans To Improve

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

FRANKFURT--The European Central Bank expects to see greater demand from banks for its four-year lending program, starting with the next installment of the loans in December, ECB executive board member Benoît Coeuré said Friday. Mr. Coeure's comments, in a speech ...

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks: Futures Higher After GDP Data

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures were higher on Friday but the buying mood was tepid after global anxiety helped contribute to some of the sharpest declines in two months. The reaction ...

Oil Rises as Iran Calls for OPEC Action on Falling Prices

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

By Christian Berthelsen Oil futures rose Friday after Iran's oil minister said OPEC should act to stop the steep selloff in recent months that have dragged crude prices below $100 a barrel. Light, sweet crude oil futures for November delivery ...

Singapore August Industrial Output Lags Expectations

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

By Gaurav Raghuvanshi SINGAPORE--Singapore's industrial output grew slightly below expectations in August as an anticipated boost from the highly volatile pharmaceuticals and marine engineering sectors didn't materialize. Output rose 4.2% on year in August, falling short of the median 5.7% ...

China to Gradually Ease Control on Deposit Rates

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

BEIJING--China will take "measured and planned" steps to gradually free up the country's deposit rates, Hu Xiaolian, vice governor of the People's Bank of China, said. Speaking at a banking conference on Thursday, Ms. Hu said the central bank will ...

Russia, Ukraine Close to Resolving Gas Dispute

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

BERLIN--Ukraine and Russia moved closer to a deal under which Kiev would pay Moscow $3.1 billion amid a dispute over unpaid Russian gas bills and Russia would deliver the gas Ukraine needs for the winter, European Union Energy Commissioner Günther ...

Detroit's Historic Market Key to City's Future

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

By Matthew Dolan DETROIT--In Detroit's version of New York City's meatpacking district, the meat is still being packed. And local business owners--in addition to a growing number of residents--say that's the key to one of the economic bright spots in ...

Net trade balance at minus SEK 2.8 billion in August

TODAY: Nov. 23, 2014 PUB DATE: Sept. 26, 2014

Press release from Statistics Sweden 2014-09-26 9:30 AM Nr 2014:489 Exports, imports and net trade balance, August 2014: Net trade balance at minus SEK 2.8 billion in August In August 2014 Swedish exports of goods amounted to SEK 84.2 billion, ...