Monday, November 12, 2018

Fed unwavering in message that interest rates will keep going higher

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Consumer sentiment tops expectations in November, stays on pace for best year since 2000

A preliminary reading on consumer sentiment for November released on Friday came in slightly above expectations. The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index hit...

Wholesale trade September

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US producer price index rose 0.6% in Oct, vs 0.2% rise expected

U.S. wholesale prices rose by the most in six years last month, led higher by more expensive gas, food, and chemicals. ...

Mortgage applications drop to 4-year low as interest rates hit 8-year high 

Rising interest rates are now clearly taking their toll on potential homebuyers. Total mortgage application volume fell 4 percent last week from a...

US weekly jobless claims total 214,000, in line with expectations

New applications for U.S. unemployment fell slightly last week and the number of Americans receiving benefits remained at a 45-year low as strong...

‘Economic Iron Curtain’ looms for US and China, former Treasury chief Paulson says

A new cold war is brewing between China and the U.S. if both nations don't take steps toward reconciliation, former Treasury Secretary Henry...

Health care topped the economy as the biggest issue for voters now, here’s why

Spending on medical care is the highest it has ever been. The United States spends 18.2 percent of gross domestic...

Tax cuts have been controversial, but voters didn’t seem to care about them

Views on overall household finances also split along party lines, with 69 percent saying they had seen no change over the past two...

Job openings slip to 7 million in September, still near record high

The level of job openings in the U.S. edged lower in September but was still well ahead of the total number of people...

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Andrew Gwynne, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has asked the government an urgent question about their appointment of Roger...

How President Trump took ‘fake news’ into the mainstream

What began as a way to describe misinformation was quickly diverted into a propaganda tool. The BBC's Dave Lee examines how "fake news"...