User: newstrust Topic: US Economy
Category: Financial Markets
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Fed acts to give squeezed banks a new way to get cash; could make them more willing to lend 13.12.2007 Star Tribune: Business
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Fed Joins Other Banks to Add Cash 12.12.2007 NY Times: Business
Stocks jumped after the Federal Reserve announced that it would inject more money into the financial system in cooperation with other central banks.
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Federal Reserve works with other central banks to deal with credit crunch; Wall Street rallies 12.12.2007 Star Tribune: Latest
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Wachovia raises 4Q loan loss writedown estimate, BofA chief sees more market turbulence 12.12.2007 Star Tribune: Business
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Most Asian markets drop modestly on dismay that Fed didn't cut rates aggressively 12.12.2007 Star Tribune: Business
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Fed rate cut sends Wall Street into tailspin 12.12.2007 SFGate: Business & Technology
Wall Street wants the Federal Reserve to declare war against the housing crisis. Instead, the nation's central bank seems to be waging war against Wall Street. The Fed cut its benchmark short-term interest rate Tuesday by a slim quarter point to 4.25 ...
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Most Asian markets fall modestly on dismay that Fed didn't cut rates aggressively 12.12.2007 Star Tribune: Business
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Stocks Fall After Fed Cuts Rates 12.12.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
Wall Street plunged Tuesday after the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates by a quarter point, disappointing investors who hoped the central bank would move more aggressively to help the economy overcome the credit and mortgage crisis. The Dow Jones... ...
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Fed rate cut sends Wall Street into tailspin 11.12.2007 SFGate: Business & Technology
Wall Street wants the Federal Reserve to declare war against the housing crisis. Instead, the nation's central bank seems to be waging war against Wall Street. The Fed cut its benchmark short-term interest rate Tuesday by a slim quarter point to 4.25 ...
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Slowing Job Growth Seen as Ominous Sign 11.12.2007 Truthout.com
Peter S. Goodman and Michael M. Grynbaum, The New York Times, write: "The nation gained a modest 94,000 jobs in November, the Labor Department reported yesterday, pulling back considerably from the previous month in the clearest sign yet that the American economy was headed for a substantial slowdown."
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Mr. Paulson Goes To China... 10.12.2007 Red State
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson at mid-week for high-level discussions with Chinese government officials. The topic is exchange rates. Mr. Paulson wants the yuan to appreciate against the dollar. The Chinese want the dollar to rise against the rest of the world's currencies, among other things. Paulson won't get what he wants. But it's worth unpacking things a little, to get at the underlying issues. In particular, there are interesting political implications to some of the things China would like to do next. More... This will be Mr. Paulson's fifth trip to China since becoming Treasury Secretary. Each time, the agenda and the cast of characters have been roughly the same. He'll probably make the obligatory visits to the ...
Growing movement to change agricultural subsidies will affect farmers in Africa and the West 10.12.2007 Star Tribune: World
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A Market Free Of Consequences Is Not Free 8.12.2007 Captain s Quarters
For an administration eager to promote policies of free trade and free markets, the Bush White House seems unwilling to live by its consequences. Instead of allowing the mortgage market to operate freely, the Treasury Department will force lenders to...
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Jobs gain can't quell fear 8.12.2007 Chicago Tribune: Business
Economists still unable to agree on whether a recession is likely

The economy added a modest 94,000 payroll jobs last month, the government said Friday in a mixed employment report that only slightly eased fears of a recession.

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The Markets: Jobs Report Chills Wall Street’s Big Rally 8.12.2007 NY Times: Business
Wall Street paused from its big rally Friday, with shares closing narrowly mixed after the government’s November labor report showed tepid job growth as well as a pickup in inflation.
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Stocks sputter after Nov job report 8.12.2007 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
NEW YORK - Wall Street paused from its big rally Friday, with stocks closing narrowly mixed after the government's November labor report showed tepid job growth as well as a pickup in inflation. The major indexes ended the week higher, with the Dow Jones industrials having gained nearly 900 points over nine trading days. The Labor Department reported 94,000 jobs were added to payrolls in November and that the unemployment rate held steady at 4.7 percent. Thomson/IFR analysts had set a median projection of 100,000 new jobs. The report also showed that average hourly earnings increased 0.5 percent in November, compared with forecasts for a more-modest 0.3 ...
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Hiring up a bit, jobless rate steady 8.12.2007 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
WASHINGTON - Employers hired at a moderate pace in November and the unemployment rate held steady at a relatively low 4.7 percent, reassuring signs for an economy that is fighting to avoid a recession. The Labor Department's report Friday showed that companies are still adding to their ranks — albeit at a slower pace — even as deepening troubles in the housing and credit markets are weighing heavily on national economic activity.

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U.S. employers add 94,000 jobs 8.12.2007 International Herald Tribune: Business
U.S. employers added a solid 94,000 jobs to their payrolls in November, the unemployment rate held steady at 4.7 percent and wages grew briskly.
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U.S. employers add 94,000 jobs 8.12.2007 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
U.S. employers added a solid 94,000 jobs to their payrolls in November, the unemployment rate held steady at 4.7 percent and wages grew briskly.
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Solid job gains, wage growth in Nov. 7.12.2007 Raw Story
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Employers added a solid 94,000 jobs to their payrolls in November, the unemployment rate held steady at 4.7 percent and wages grew briskly, encouraging signs the nation's employment climate is holding up in the face of turbulence in the housing and credit markets. The fresh snapshot of the labor market, released by the Labor Department on Friday, showed that hiring was brisk in education and health services, retail, professional services, the government and elsewhere. That helped to offset job losses in construction, manufacturing and financial services -- casualties of the housing slump and credit ...
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