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Vice Chair Fischer suggests incoming data, markets could tip Fed to rate hike in September

...hike now "risks tipping some part of the financial system into crisis, with unpredictable and dangerous results."Many analysts believe with all the new uncertainty, the Fed will be hesitant to raise rates next month."It isn't just the market turbulence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-28/vice-chair-fischer-suggest
Best Buy 2Q performance beats analysts' expectations

...second-quarter results handily beat analysts' estimates as shoppers picked up major...expectations. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research...surpassing Wall Street forecasts. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $8.3 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/best-buy-2q-performance-be
US economy surged at 3.7 percent rate in second quarter

...short-term rate at its Sept. 16-17 meeting. Now many analysts say a September rate hike is probably off the table, at least...global financial markets settle down in the weeks ahead."Analysts cautioned that there could be more turbulence ahead, in part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/us-economy-surged-37-perce
US stock surge snaps 6-day losing streak on Wall Street

...rose 191.05 points, or 4.2 percent, to 4,697.54.Analysts said investors apparently saw the big sell-off as an opportunity...0.8 percent.And despite Wednesday's strong rebound, analysts said there are probably more roller-coaster days ahead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/us-stocks-surge-snapping-6
Airlines increasingly offer deals for off-peak travel as oil prices decline

...increase in seats for the 12 months ending in August, more than double the growth for the entire country.Wolfe Research analyst Hunter Keay said that two out of every five domestic flights ? local market ones or connecting trips ? can be affected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/airlines-increasingly-offe
Night at the Movies

...Gyllenhaal stars as Billy "The Great" Hope, junior middleweight boxing champion. Exchange (ends 8/38)SPY (R): A CIA analyst (Melissa McCarthy) goes undercover. MastersSTRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (R): A group of aspiring rappers revolutionize hip-hop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-08-27/night-movies
Ramblin' Rhodes: It's a busy time for playwright, actor and musician Cook

...himself are the pre-dawn hours when he is working out at Gold's Gym.Otherwise he is working at E-Z-Go as a warranty analyst, rehearsing, directing or writing a play, playing guitar and singing with a band or just spending quality time with his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-08-25/ramblin-rhodes-its-bu
Beijing appears to wind down share-buying _ now what?

...to do nothing, according to financial analysts.Inaction "would likely be viewed favorably...of trading to close up 1.2 percent. Analysts said that probably was the work of the...growth.One way to reassure investors, analysts said, would be to show support for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-25/chinas-main-stock-market-ind
US consumer confidence shows sharp rebound in August

...decreased from 27.4 percent in July to 21.9 percent in August.Analysts said the jump in consumer confidence should support stronger...turbulence in the stock market could rattle consumers' nerves, analysts said the stock market turmoil would likely be offset by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/us-consumer-confidence-sho
Global markets languish

...decision to slash its key interest rate, only to awaken to yet another decline overnight on Wall Street, Nicholas Teo, an analyst at CMC Markets, said in a commentary."All of a sudden, China and the performance of the Chinese markets have now taken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/global-markets-languish