Euro Hits 11-Year Low Against Dollar

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

The euro sank to its weakest level against the dollar in more than 11 years Tuesday, while bond yields in the eurozone hit fresh lows, as the effects of the European Central Bank's bond-buying program continued to reverberate around the ...

French Industrial Production Extends Rise in January

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

By William Horobin PARIS--French industrial production continued to rise in January, thwarting expectations of a decline after the surge at the end of 2014, statistics showed Tuesday. French industrial production rose 0.4% on the month in January after a 1.4% ...

ASR/WSJ Global NewsFlow Index Increases to 50.5 in February

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

By Kathleen Madigan News coverage of the global economy turned slightly positive in February, according to data released Tuesday. Foreign-exchange movements are taking on more importance so far this year. The Absolute Strategy Research/Wall Street Journal global composite newsflow index ...

U.S. Wholesale Trade-Historical -2-

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

Sep 04 278,947 0.2 12.2 : 329,394 0.0 9.1 : 1.18 Aug 04 278,431 1.2 12.7 : 329,507 1.0 9.4 : 1.18 Jul 04 275,096 0.6 11.2 : 326,209 1.8 8.1 : 1.19 Jun 04 273,579 0.0 11.7 : 320,545 ...

U.S. Retail Sales Rise in 1st Week of March From February -- Redbook

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

By Tess Stynes National chain-store sales rose 1% in the first week of March from the comparable period in February, according to Redbook Research's latest indicator, released Tuesday. The index's increase compared with a target for growth of 1.3%. The ...

EMC CEO: No Plans to Spin Off VMware -- Update

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

By Steven Rosenbush EMC Corp. Chief Executive Joe Tucci told investors Tuesday that the company has no plans to spin off its stake in VMware Inc., despite the calls of some shareholders. "We do think our model and the opportunity ...

Hawaiian Mall Draws Hefty Price, Australian Investor

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

By Robbie Whelan Sunny skies and hula dancers aren't the only things attracting foreigners to Hawaii. Add this to the list: one of the most valuable shopping centers in the country. Mall giant General Growth Properties Inc. last week announced ...

Euro's Fall Accelerates -- 5th Update

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

By Tommy Stubbington The fall in the euro accelerated Tuesday and bond yields in the eurozone hit fresh lows, showing how the effects of the European Central Bank's bond-buying program continue to grip the region's markets. The euro fell 1.5% ...

McCafferty Says Wage Growth Could Spur U.K. Inflation

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

Declining unemployment could drive wage growth in the U.K. to a pace inconsistent with keeping annual inflation at 2%, despite a sharp fall in the oil price, one of the Bank of England's nine policy makers said Tuesday. Ian McCafferty ...

China's Jobs Picture Darkens

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

By Mark Magnier BEIJING--The number of new jobs created in urban China slowed sharply in the first two months of this year, China's labor minister said Tuesday, even as a private employment survey suggested little likelihood of a sharp pickup ...

Dollar Hits Fresh Highs in Asia

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

The dollar set fresh multiyear highs against the euro and the yen in Asian trade Tuesday, as market participants bet on the continuing divergence in monetary and economic conditions in the U.S., the eurozone and Japan. The common currency fell ...

Australian Business Confidence Drops

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

SYDNEY--A surprise cut in interest rates at the start of February failed to lift the spirits of Australian company managers, with confidence falling to its lowest levels since mid-2013. The National Australia Bank business confidence index dropped to zero in ...

Malaysia's February End-Month Stockpile, Output, Exports Fall

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

By Huileng Tan SINGAPORE--Malaysia's end-February stockpile fell to a seven-month low of 1.74 million metric tons, data from the Malaysian Palm Oil Board showed Tuesday. According to the board, crude palm-oil output fell 3.4% from a month ago to a ...

Euro Continues to Fall Against the Dollar--Update

TODAY: May 23, 2015 PUB DATE: March 10, 2015

By Tommy Stubbington The drop in the euro accelerated Tuesday and bond yields in the eurozone hit fresh lows, showing how the effects of the European Central Bank's bond-buying program continue to grip the region's markets. The euro fell over ...