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Global economy has turned a corner, finance officials say

...said the Fed needed to clearly communicate its future moves to avoid taking markets by surprise and it urged the European Central Bank, which conducts monetary policy for the 17 nations that use the euro currency, to consider further moves to provide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-12/global-economy-has-turned-
Fed will begin to reduce bond purchases in January because of stronger US job market

...40 billion in Treasurys.The Fed's low-rate policies have been duplicated by other central banks, from the European Central Bank to the Bank of Japan, that have also sought to energize economic growth and boost inflation.The Fed's actions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-18/fed-will-begin-reduce-bond
Stock surge is highlight of the year in business

...of Japan has held rates near zero and pledged to double that country's money supply by buying bonds. And the European Central Bank cut its rate twice to 0.25 percent.7 BANGLADESH FACTORY: Cheap jeans and T-shirts can impose a human cost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-27/stock-surge-highlight-year
AP survey: US income inequality slows growth

...nearly non-existent. Nearly two-thirds of the economists forecast that inflation won't consistently reach the European Central Bank's inflation target of 2 percent until 2016.? Inflation in the United States will remain low for the long run...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-17/ap-survey-us-income-inequa
Economic reports hold out hope for stronger job growth

...health nearly four years after the Great Recession officially ended.And an interest rate cut Thurs day by the European Central Bank, if it helps bolster the European economy, could also contribute to U.S. growth.The U.S. economic reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-02/economic-reports-hold-out-
Stocks fall as fears of protracted shutdown grow

...or 2.2 percent, to $76.08. Lockheed Martin dropped $2.42, or 1.9 percent, to $125.Earlier, European Central Bank head Mario Draghi said that the partial U.S. government shutdown was a risk to economic recoveries in the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-02/stocks-fall-fears-protract
Solid job gains in April ease fears about economy

...12.2 percent. In Greece and Spain, it is forecast to reach 27 percent.Both Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi have suggested that governments need to focus on stimulating growth and not just on spending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-03/solid-job-gains-april-ease
Wall Street experts find little hope in look ahead

...and Spanish banks.If Greece leaves the euro, Europe could get a full-blown banking crisis on its hands.The European Central Bank is supposed to be the lender of last resort, but only if banks have good liquid assets. If the deposits are gone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-06-03/wall-street-experts-find-l
Business briefs

European interest rates get no cutFRANKFURT - The European Central Bank withheld the stimulus of an interest rate cut Wednesday, keeping up the pressure on eurozone politicians to take decisive action...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-06-06/business-briefs
Stocks at one-month high; now investors watch Greece

...using the euro as its currency. Such an exit would destabilize financial markets.Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, said his institution stood ready to support Europe's banking system by continuing to lend money to solvent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-06-15/stocks-one-month-high-now-