financials

The International Monetary Fund raised its forecast for global growth this year as expansions in the U.S. and U.K. accelerate, and urged advanced economies to maintain monetary accommodation to strengthen the recovery.
The link between a stronger economy and a rising dollar has been somewhat murky of late, not least because the data has on occasion been mixed.
America’s shale boom is providing an unintended benefit to U.S. government bonds.
Almost $4 trillion in printing has occurred since the beginning of the crises. What does a $10 billion a month cut actually look like?
The term "jobs created" is a misnomer because you cannot "create" a job without "creating" a new industry. What we can do, however, is "recover" jobs that were lost to foreign countries.
Deutsche Bank AG, Germany’s biggest bank, said this year will be challenging after a surge in legal costs and lower debt trading revenue spurred a surprise fourth-quarter loss. The shares slumped.
A round-up of new products and services from around the trading industry.
U.S. stocks fluctuated, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell from a record, as investors assessed corporate earnings and stimulus prospects. The dollar rose to a four-month high and European shares closed at a six- year best.
Consumer confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly declined in January, a sign spending may take time to accelerate early this year.
Industrial production rose for a fifth month in December, capping the strongest quarter since 2010 and indicating manufacturing is helping propel the U.S. economy.