Tag: FED

US weekly jobless claims fall as labor market remains tight

Weekly jobless claims fall by 11,000 to 239,000 Continued damage increases by 32,000 to 1.716 million Mid-Atlantic factory activity rebounds in August WASHINGTON, Aug 17 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week, pointing to…Read More »

European markets close lower after Fed officials hint at further rate hikes; Embracer Group up 13%

2 hours ago Asia looks “very positive” for us in terms of growth, says Alcon’s CEO David Endicott, CEO of Alcon, discusses second quarter results. 2 hours ago Stocks open slightly higher on Thursday 3 hours ago Payments firm Adyen falls 28%…Read More »