IMF: Market sell-off may have been 'over-reaction'
October 18, 2014 PARIS — The head of the International Monetary Fund says market turmoil this week may have been an "over-reaction," as leading economic figures met to discuss Friday the global economy and worries... more »»
US stands strong despite fear over global slowdown
October 17, 2014 WASHINGTON — Beyond the turmoil shaking financial markets, the U.S. economy remains sturdier than many seem to fear. The Dow Jones industrial average has lost 874 points since Oct. more »»
For varying groups, market frenzy may help or hurt
October 16, 2014 WASHINGTON — The turbulence that’s roiling financial markets is punishing stock investors, raising worries for major U.S. companies and will likely produce even punier returns for savers. more »»
Ailing global economy could lead Fed to delay hike
October 15, 2014 WASHINGTON — Just as the U.S. job market has finally strengthened, the Federal Reserve now confronts a new worry: A sputtering global economy that’s spooked investors across the world. more »»