Friday Apr 18
Dollar off lows after upbeat U.S. data
Investing.com - The dollar regained ground against the other main currencies on Thursday after upbeat U.S. data on manufacturing and employment pointed to underlying strength in the economy.
Trending on the Topix Network
Friday Apr 18
Skilled labor is key to retaining manufacturers
In upper Montgomery County, plant director Chris Milligan worries about finding hourly employees to work the production lines at Blommer Chocolate Co.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Washington Post
Gold Heads for Weekly Loss as Data Signals U.S. Economic Gains
Gold futures fell, heading for a weekly loss, as signs of gains in the U.S. economy eroded demand for the metal as a store of value.
Wall Street Journal
European Shares Close Higher
The Stoxx Europe 600 index rose 0.49% to close at 332.43, while Germany's DAX added 0.99% to 9409.71 and France's CAC-40 gained 0.59% to 4431.81.
Us Stocks-Wall St edges higher during earnings flurry
U.S. stocks advanced slightly in choppy trading on Thursday after three days of gains, as underwhelming results from tech bellwethers Google and IBM were offset by upbeat quarterly numbers, including those from Morgan Stanley and General Electric.
Philly Fed manufacturing index picks up in April
Manufacturing in the Philadelphia region showed signs of strengthening in April, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia reported Thursday .
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Fed's Plosser: Clear Regulatory Rules Are Best
There isn't much the Federal Reserve can do to address low inflation in the short term, and the central bank shouldn't try to boost inflation by prolonging its bond-buying program, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser said Tuesday.
U.S. regulators could release more bank info to public-Fed's Plosser
U.S. financial regulators should be "more proactive" in releasing some of the information they collect from banks and other firms, though some internal details should be kept under wraps, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
DIARY - Top Economic Events to April 16
Italy Cernobbio Conference on "The Outlook for Financial Markets, for their Governance and for Finance".
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Some Americans Paid Off Credit Cards While Waiting for Foreclosure
The sheer number of foreclosures during the recession may have helped some Americans pay off other debts, such as credit-card bills.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Philadelphia Fed: Economic activity increased in Texas and 37 other states in February
Economic activity increased in Texas and 37 other states in February - in keeping with other improving economic trends, according to data released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth & Opportunity
Monday, May 12, to Wednesday, May 14 Loews Philadelphia Hotel Registration Fee: $495; $395 staff of nonprofit organizations; $150 students From May 1214, 2014, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and its cosponsors will welcome community development innovators and leaders to the sixth biennial Reinventing Older Communities conference.
The Big Picture
America's Fall & Rise: January 2005 - January 2014
Via the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia , by way of Business Insider , I decided to see what we could do if that was an animated GIF instead of static charts.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Fed's Plosser suggests it's time to raise rates
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser said Tuesday that tests of a new tool the central bank hopes could one day help it control short-term interest rates need to be carried out cautiously.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Here's the Philly Fed's economic prediction for the entire nation
The leading indexes for all 50 states will rise over the next six months, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia .
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Australian market set to open lower
The Australian market looks set to open lower following Wall Street's fall on profit taking and caution over the Ukraine crisis.