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A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health posted the sharpest advance in four months in July, indicating the economy is gaining traction headed into the last half of the year.
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U.S. stocks were mostly higher in early trading Thursday, helped by a report that showed the number of people seeking unemployment benefits remains at a multi-year low.
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Asian stock markets were dampened by a weak China manufacturing survey Thursday, but European stocks opened higher.
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Manufacturing data in China provided a negative surprise, but preliminary August purchasing managers' surveys in Europe were slightly better than expected.
The country is in default again on some of its debt. Negotiations with several hedge funds over debt repayments broke down so badly in July that Argentina is actually trying to change the laws overseeing its bond contracts.
The kiwi fell to 83.67 US cents at 8am in Wellington, from 83.88 cents at 5pm yesterday.
US stocks were little changed Wednesday after two days of gains, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting, as investors shrugged off bleak earnings forecasts from some retailers like Lowe's and Target.
U.S. stocks were little changed in Wednesday morning trading as investors waited for minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.
Traders James Doherty, left, and Thomas Ferrigno work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
Asian stocks were steady on Wednesday after strong U.S. housing data lifted Wall Street shares, helping nudge Treasury yields higher and keeping the dollar well bid against the euro and yen.
Marie Galvin, owner of GALVIN-ized, places a hat on the head of a customer in Boston on Aug. 10, 2014.
Headline inflation, as measured by the Labor Department's Consumer Price Index, rose by 0.1 percent in July and 2 percent year-over-year from July 2013.
Encouraging economic news helped push the stock market higher on Tuesday. Home construction rebounded in July, while inflation remained muted.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 41 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,882 as of 9:36 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday.
KEEPING SCORE: In midday trading, Germany's DAX was up 0.9 percent to 9,325.74 and France's CAC-40 rose 0.4 percent to 4,246.70.
Worries about the crises in Ukraine and Iraq continue to fade, and CNNMoney's Fear & Greed index is showing investors are much less fearful than last week.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:18 am
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