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2005-11-04 09:15:15

By Glenn Somerville WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A smaller-than-expected 56,000 new U.S. jobs were created in October despite the fading impact of Hurricane Katrina, while total job growth over the two prior months was revised lower, a government report on Friday showed.

2005-10-28 10:02:41

By Glenn Somerville WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy shook off headwinds from hurricanes Katrina and Rita to grow at a faster-than-expected 3.8 percent annual rate in the third quarter, a Commerce Department report showed on Friday.

2005-10-28 08:32:35

By Glenn Somerville WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy shook off headwinds from hurricanes Katrina and Rita to grow at a faster-than-expected 3.8 percent annual rate in the third quarter, a Commerce Department report showed on Friday.

2005-10-28 08:23:27

By Glenn Somerville WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy shook off headwinds from hurricanes Katrina and Rita to grow at a faster-than-expected 3.8 percent annual rate in the third quarter, a Commerce Department report showed on Friday.

2005-10-28 08:10:41

By Glenn Somerville WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy shook off headwinds from hurricanes Katrina and Rita to grow at a faster-than-expected 3.8 percent annual rate in the third quarter, a Commerce Department report showed on Friday.

2005-10-28 07:58:53

By Glenn Somerville WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy shook off headwinds from hurricanes Katrina and Rita to grow at a faster-than-expected 3.8 percent annual rate in the third quarter, a Commerce Department report showed on Friday.

2005-10-14 09:33:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush has confidence in the Federal Reserve's ability to address any U.S. inflation concerns in the wake of a report that consumer prices shot up unexpectedly last month, the White House said on Friday.

2005-09-21 11:23:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The net wealth of American households rose in the second quarter of 2005 as real estate, pension and mutual fund assets gained value, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday.

2005-09-21 11:08:24

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The net wealth of American households rose in the second quarter of 2005 as real estate, pension and mutual fund assets gained value, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday.

2005-08-05 15:39:18

By Tim Ahmann WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth picked up last month as employers added 207,000 workers to their payrolls, a healthy gain that led Wall Street to increase bets on more rate rises from the Federal Reserve.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.