WASHINGTON: The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week as demand for labor remained strong, positioning the economy for another month of strong job gains. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell by 15,000 to a seasonally adjusted 214,000 for the week ended March 12,
Global stocks fell on Friday, pressured by uncertainty surrounding the conflict in Ukraine and expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates next week. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 fell, weighed down by technology and growth stocks. Oil prices stabilized for the day but fell for the week
Chinese stocks fell on Tuesday on weaker sentiment amid fears the U.S. Federal Reserve would tighten policies and market uncertainties ahead of the Chinese New Year holiday, with media companies leading the decline. The CSI300 index fell 0.8% to 4,748.54 points in late morning trading, while the Shanghai Composite Index
By DAMIAN J. TROISE, AP Business Writer Stocks extended their losses on Wall Street on Friday as major indexes ended with another weekly loss. The S&P 500 fell 1.9% and posted its worst weekly performance since March 2020. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.3% and the Nasdaq lost 2.7%.
A Marks & Spencer store in Oxford Street Photograph: Henry Nicholls / Reuters Hello and welcome to our continued coverage of the global economy, financial markets, euro area and business. Mark & Spencer hailed a strong Christmas as the UK retailer’s turnaround strategy begins to bear fruit ….. as a
“Miss Teen Crypto” host Randi Hipper reacts to the recent drop in crypto stocks on “Making Money”. Bitcoin is rebounding this year, with prices hovering above $ 41,000 after briefly dropping to their lowest level since September 2021. The drop comes as investors worry about rising bond yields and the
Band Eileen Soreng December 8 (Reuters) – Nickel prices in Shanghai rose on Wednesday and were heading for their best session in two weeks, as stocks in Shanghai exchange warehouses hovered near their all-time lows, while the demand outlook remained strong. The most actively traded February nickel contract on the
When the coronavirus first posed a threat to the health and finances of Americans, Tiffany Moore of Forest Park first turned to an installment lender hoping for financial relief. The good news: She was approved for a $9,500 loan to compensate a tenant in her property who couldn’t pay rent.
The pandemic and the lockdowns that followed slowed economic developments in many countries around the world. The United States has not become an exception. The national government is currently facing a surplus. Meanwhile, average people and small businesses are facing their financial challenges. As a result, urgent measures had to
Stocks lost ground on Thursday as investors debated whether to look for strong or weak economic data in light of their impact on the Federal Reserve’s future monetary policy decisions. At 11:15 a.m. EDT, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^ DJI) was down 221 points to 34,593. S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:
TOKYO: The US safe haven strengthened again on Friday, supported by rising Treasury yields and falling stock markets, as investors continued to digest the Federal Reserve’s pullback against expectations of any early rise in prices. interest rate. The dollar index added 0.1%, extending a 0.5% jump from Thursday, the highest
Large manufacturers report lower sales to companies ranging from cruise ship builders to medical practices as the The coronavirus pandemic continues to weigh on economic activity around the world. caterpillar Inc. CAT -2.98% said on Tuesday that revenues had fallen by at least a fifth in the last quarter in
The stock market fell sharply on Friday, as a combination of coronavirus concerns and new regulatory pressures on the nation’s biggest banks weighed on investor sentiment. The Federal Reserve will prevent systemically important banking institutions from repurchasing shares during the third quarter of 2020, and they will have to keep
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(Adds quotes, details on stocks and Fed, updates prices) * Stock decline increases demand for bonds * U.S. 10-year yields lowest since March 1 By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, March 21 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury yields fell to three-week lows on Tuesday as stock markets tumbled, raising demand for low-risk