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Reuters |
large part to the quarter-trillion dollars the Federal Reserve stuffed into the market to ensure nothing became gummed up.
Reuters |
Tensions in the Middle East after the killing of a top Iranian general by the United States pushed an index of Asian shares off an 18-month high
Bloomberg |
Bloomberg News is back with its reader’s digest of research notes for the year ahead.
WORLD PROPERTY JOURNAL |
Countries of Hungary, Luxembourg, and Croatia enjoy biggest annual home price jumps
International Monetary Fund |
We are downgrading growth for 2019 to 3 percent, its slowest pace since the global financial crisis.
European Central Bank |
ECB decided that the interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain unchanged at 0.00%, 0.25% and -0.50% respectively.
FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM |
The Committee decided to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 1‑1/2 to 1-3/4 percent
Bank of Canada |
The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 ¾ percent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 2 percent and the deposit rate is 1 ½ percent.
Reuters |
Trump’s surprise decision to slap metals tariffs on Brazil is a blow to President Jair Bolsonaro’s aim of forging closer ties with Washington and could push Latin America’s No. 1 economy closer to Trump’s top trade foe - China.
Associated Press |
Americans took advantage of lower mortgage rates and purchased more homes in October, though sales were held back by a shortage of available properties.