Economy Week Ahead: China GDP and U.S. Housing
China growth, U.S. housing starts, home sales and jobless claims highlight this week's economic data.
Stocks Edge Higher as Choppy Week on Wall Street Comes to End
The Dow and S&P 500 ticked up as retail sales data beat expectations, capping a volatile week on Wall Street.
Japan Exports Fell at Slower Pace on China Demand Recovery
Japan's exports fell 4.9% in September from a year earlier, compared with August's 14.8% decline, as exports to China rose 14%.
Daily U.S. Coronavirus Cases Fall Below 60,000
New cases in the U.S. fell back below 60,000 on Saturday, the lowest number in four days, easing a recent surge that has seen daily infections approach the outbreak's July peak.
Coronavirus Pandemic Puts Damper on Holiday Shopping Season
The coronavirus pandemic is creating novel hurdles for Americans' spending this holiday season, posing potential challenges for an economy that leans heavily on their willingness to consume.
Starbucks, Johnson & Johnson, Twitter: Stocks That Defined the Week
Here are seven companies whose stocks moved on the week's news.
U.S. Budget Gap Tripled to Record $3.1 Trillion in Fiscal 2020
A surge of federal spending to combat the coronavirus and cushion the U.S. economy, coupled with a drop-off in federal revenues amid widespread shutdowns and layoffs, contributed to the widening deficit.
Coronavirus Deals a Blow to Global Battle Against Poverty
After decades of progress against global poverty, world leaders are facing a setback due to the coronavirus pandemic and struggling to come up with a response that matches the scale of the problem.
Moody's Cuts U.K.'s Credit Rating
The economic outlook has worsened since the credit-rating firm downgraded the country's sovereign debt in September 2017.
Fed's Williams: U.S. Economic Fundamentals Remain Good
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams said Friday that even with the continuing challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, he remains optimistic about the future of the U.S. economy.
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