Tag archive for ‘U.S.’
By admin On Saturday, October 21st, 2017

U.S. tax plan hopes lift stocks, dollar strengthens

NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stocks advanced, bond yields rose and the U.S. dollar strengthened on Friday on increased hopes President Donald Trump could make progress on his fiscal plans after the U.S. Senate More...

By admin On Friday, October 20th, 2017

U.S. tax reform move boosts dollar, stocks, bond yields

LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks, the dollar and bond yields climbed on Friday as investors speculated on the return of the “Trumpflation trade”, after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that More...

By admin On Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Fed must hike rates in face of hot U.S. labor market: Rosengren

MONTREAL (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve must respond to “very tight” U.S. labor markets by gradually raising interest rates or risk halting the economic recovery, a hawkish Fed official said on Saturday. More...

By admin On Friday, October 6th, 2017

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma expected to dim U.S. jobs growth in short term

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. job growth probably slowed further in September as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left displaced workers temporarily unemployed and delayed hiring, the latest indication that the storms More...

By admin On Thursday, October 5th, 2017

U.S. jobless claims fall; trade deficit narrows on strong exports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, but the continued impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on the data made it difficult to get More...

By admin On Sunday, October 1st, 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol seize record amount of fentanyl and other opioids

September 30, 2017, 6:51 PM| U.S. Customs and Border patrol officials seized a record amount of fentanyl and other synthetic opioids in the fiscal year that ends tonight. Most of the More...

By admin On Friday, September 29th, 2017

Turkey's Erdogan Suggests Swap: Jailed U.S. Pastor For Turkish Cleric

Enlarge this image Andrew Brunson, from North Carolina, is in a Turkish prison on terrorism charges that his family calls “totally false.”  More...

By admin On Thursday, September 28th, 2017

U.S. second-quarter economic growth revised higher; jobless claims rise

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy grew a bit faster than previously estimated in the second quarter, recording its quickest pace in more than two years, but the momentum probably slowed in the third More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

STD cases hit record high in the U.S.

New cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States reached an all-time high in 2016, federal health officials reported Tuesday. There were 1.6 million cases of chlamydia, 470,000 cases of gonorrhea More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

U.S. pays high price for obesity

A U.S. adult who is “healthy” but obese could eventually cost society tens of thousands of dollars in medical care and lost wages, a new study estimates. Using a computer model, researchers estimated More...