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26 Nov 2015 05:38

US stocks end mostly higher in pre-holiday session

Wall Street stocks finished mostly higher on Wednesday following a stream of US data ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season.

  • 25 Nov 2015 21:40

    US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected

    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, drifting back to near 42-year lows as labor market conditions continue to tighten.

  • 25 Nov 2015 22:30

    US data points to moderate fourth-quarter growth

    U.S. consumer spending barely rose in October as households took advantage of rising incomes to boost savings to their highest level in nearly three years, pointing to moderate economic growth in the fourth quarter.

  • 25 Nov 2015 21:55

    US business spending gauge surges, durable goods orders soar

    A gauge of US business investment plans surged in October, the latest suggestion that the worst of the drag from a strong dollar and deep spending cuts by energy firms was over.

  • 26 Nov 2015 04:41

    Oil prices edge up as US rig count falls

    Oil prices finished a bit higher on Wednesday after a US inventory report showed increased petroleum supply, but a separate report showed fewer drilling rigs in service.

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