Is US Housing Sector Recovering? A Preview Of Wednesday's 3 Big Reports

Three key U.S. housing reports to be released Wednesday are expected to show small improvements in the market, and the Federal Reserve's third round of quantitative easing, or QE3, could accelerate the recovery by boosting demand in coming months, according to industry sources.

Euro zone crisis biggest threat to global economy: OECD

Four Signs The Global Economy Is Slowing

FedEx's forecast cut, signs of stagnation in Germany, drop in oil price and looming political tensions spell trouble for the global economy.

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Retailers Begin Unveiling Seasonal-Hiring Numbers

It's that time of the year when retailers operating in the U.S. begin dribbling out statistics on holiday hires, a closely watched batch of communications considered an important economic indicator.

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Mamata Walks Out: Coalition Partner Withdraws From Indian Government

Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of the state of West Bengal, declared that her party, the All India Trinamool Congress -- currently the second-largest segment of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition -- could no longer cooperate with the UPA.

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Weakness In Germany Drags Down Europe's August Car Sales

Car sales fell 8.9 percent in Europe in August, with Germany's activity dropping 4.7 percent, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) had the worst month, with a nearly one-third drop in sales.

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Awful 'Empire State' Manufacturing Data From The New York Fed Leaves Markets Unmoved

Financial markets yawned Monday in the face of an anemic U.S. manufacturing report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York that showed industrial production in the Northeast falling to a nearly two-year low.

New HIA Report Warns of Likely Recession to Hit Housing Sector

Fed Speakers, Housing Data, Manufacturing PMI: Economic Events For Sept 17-21

The continued weakness of the global economy will probably keep U.S.manufacturing purchasing managers indexes at low levels in September. Meanwhile, economists expect August's housing data to indicate the recovery in that sector remains intact.

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