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- US companies spend heavily on big mergers in 2014 Updated: Mar-05-14 7:08 pm
- Fed survey: Winter storms holding back economy Updated: Mar-05-14 4:08 pm
- Eurozone growth gaining traction - before Ukraine Updated: Mar-05-14 7:22 am
- China premier promises to advance economy reforms Updated: Mar-04-14 10:20 pm
- U. of Illinois: State economy slows in February Updated: Mar-04-14 4:12 am
- Buffett says economy continues to grow steadily Updated: Mar-03-14 1:57 pm
- Energy costs boosted US consumer spending in Jan. Updated: Mar-03-14 11:44 am
- Economists predict Hawaii GDP to grow 2.9 percent Updated: Feb-28-14 6:34 pm
- Estimated Q4 economic growth rate cut to 2.4 pct. Updated: Feb-28-14 11:55 am
- India's anemic growth slows to 4.7 percent Updated: Feb-28-14 8:59 am
- Yellen: Fed monitoring recent weaker economic data Updated: Feb-27-14 3:54 pm
- Economists project solid job growth in Georgia Updated: Feb-27-14 11:03 am
- Spain revises Q4 growth downward to 0.2 percent Updated: Feb-27-14 4:14 am
- Solid new-home sales lift hopes for housing market Updated: Feb-26-14 3:59 pm
- HK finance chief: Fed uncertainty clouds outlook Updated: Feb-26-14 4:29 am
- German consumers increasingly confident Updated: Feb-26-14 4:14 am
- EU revises growth forecasts up slightly Updated: Feb-25-14 10:10 am
- G-20 vows to boost world economy by $2 trillion Updated: Feb-23-14 5:06 am
- How Ukraine's economic decay fueled protests Updated: Feb-21-14 4:40 pm
- Downside of low inflation: A weaker global economy Updated: Feb-19-14 2:32 pm
- White House: Stimulus bill was good for economy Updated: Feb-17-14 3:58 pm
- Philippines says on track to reach growth targets Updated: Feb-17-14 6:02 am
BEIJING - China's exports plunged by an unexpectedly large 18 percent in February, possibly denting hopes trade will help drive the slowing economy while communist leaders push ambitious promised reforms.
INDIANAPOLIS - Sara Swinehart chucked her job as an autism therapist in Lafayette last summer to go on a cross-country bicycling adventure. The 27-year-old woman has yet to return to the workforce, living at her parent's home in Valparaiso while she weighs her job options.
BEIJING - China's finance minister said Thursday that creating jobs is the government's priority this year and economic growth below the official target of 7.5 percent might be acceptable.
NEW YORK - So far, 2014 is looking like the year of the big deal.
WASHINGTON - A Federal Reserve survey shows severe weather held back economic growth in much of the nation from January through early February. Even so, conditions strengthened in most U.S. regions, thanks to slight gains in areas such as employment and commercial real estate.
LONDON - A double dose of positive economic news Wednesday showed that the recovery of the 18-country eurozone pushed up a gear at the start of 2014 and in the period before the crisis in Ukraine escalated.
BEIJING - China's government promised sweeping reforms Wednesday to promote sustainable growth in its slowing economy by opening state-dominated industries to private investment, making its banks more market-oriented and encouraging consumer spending.
URBANA, Illinois - Illinois' economic growth slowed in February and a University of Illinois economist says you can probably blame it on the weather.
OMAHA, Nebraska - Investor Warren Buffett says the economy continues the steady improvement that began in fall of 2009 and he remains optimistic despite Russia's advance into Ukraine.
WASHINGTON - Americans spent more in January, but the increase came from a surge in spending on heating bills during the harsh winter. Spending in areas such as autos and clothing declined.
HONOLULU - Hawaii's economy should grow slightly faster this year as the recovery continues and expands beyond the tourism industry, University of Hawaii economists said Friday.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy grew at a 2.4 percent annual rate last quarter, sharply less than first thought, in part because consumers didn't spend as much as initially estimated.
MUMBAI, India - India's growth decelerated to 4.7 percent in the October-December quarter last year, the government said Friday, showing that a return to the robust economic expansion of a few years ago remains far from reach.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen noted Thursday that recent economic data have pointed to weaker-than-expected gains in consumer spending and job growth. She said the Fed will be watching to see whether the slowdown proves only a temporary blip caused by severe winter weather.
ATLANTA - Economists expect solid job growth in Georgia during the rest of 2014, with help from the housing market and the state's manufacturing and technology industries.
MADRID - Spain's National Statistics Institute says the economy grew a smaller-than-expected 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with the previous three-month period.
WASHINGTON - A surprisingly strong pace of new-home sales last month has boosted hopes that the spring buying season will be solid enough to lift the overall economy.
HONG KONG - Hong Kong's economic growth will pick up this year but remain under its long-term average, the Asian business center's finance chief predicted on Wednesday, warning that the global outlook is uncertain as the U.S. scales back monetary stimulus.
BERLIN - German consumers are continuing to look ahead optimistically in 2014 as Europe's largest economy's growth accelerates.
BRUSSELS - Economic growth across Europe is expected to be slightly stronger this year as the recovery gains ground, according to the European Commission's new forecast released Tuesday.
SYDNEY - Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies agreed Sunday to implement policies that will boost world GDP by more than $2 trillion over the coming five years.
The battle in Kiev is, in large part, a fight for the country's economic future - for better jobs and prosperity.
WASHINGTON - Since the Great Recession ended 4½ years ago, Americans have struggled with high unemployment, static pay and a slow economy. Yet they've had one thing in their favor: low inflation.
RANCHO MIRAGE, California - The costly $787 billion spending bill that President Barack Obama signed into law soon after taking office boosted the economy and helped avoid another Great Depression, the White House said in a status report on Monday's fifth anniversary of the law's enactment.
MANILA, Philippines - A senior official says the Philippines is on track to achieve its target of economic growth averaging 7-8 percent for the next several years.