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Volatile start to year in markets could help bank profits

...10 percent against the euro just this year, a significant move. Other currencies have also been volatile. The European Central Bank started its own bond-buying program this year, which has pushed the euro lower against other major currencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-13/volatile-start-year-market
The week ahead

...releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.; Treasury releases international money flows data for February, 4 p.m.? The European Central Bank's governing council meets to set monetary policy for the 19-nation eurozone.THURSDAY? Labor Department releases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-12/week-ahead
European vacation as much as 25 percent cheaper because of euro

...economist at BMI Research in London, says his company expects the euro and dollar to reach parity this year.The European Central Bank's policies have been weakening the euro, while those of the U.S. Federal Reserve have been bolstering the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-19/european-vacation-much-25-
Cheap oil, low interest rates brighten outlook for global economy

...last fall, when a looming war in Ukraine, the rise of the Islamic State terror group and a reluctance by the European Central Bank to expand its stimulus efforts led analysts to downgrade their view of the global economy.Weaker growth in China...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-04/ap-survey-why-outlook-glob
Yellen reiterates Fed's patience in raising rates

...slow more than anticipated. She also mentioned on-going threats in Europe, though aggressive efforts by the European Central Bank to boost growth should boost growth in the euro area.Yellen will follow her appearance Tuesday before the Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-24/yellen-reiterates-feds-pat
With a week to go before bailout ends, Greece and European creditors reach deal on extension

...include a series of measures to tackle corruption and tax evasion, aren't backed by representatives from the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the European Commission.However, he insisted they "won't be shot down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/week-go-bailout-ends-greec
Dollar Drag: surging buck hits US corporate earnings

...Paulsen said it could knock the dollar down, easing the burden for big U.S. companies.Last month, the European Central Bank launched a stimulus effort that sent the euro to record lows against major currencies. That might sound like a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/dollar-drag-surging-buck-h
Euro falls to 4-1/2 year low against dollar after ECB chief hints at stimulus

LONDON - The euro slid to a 4½ year low against the dollar on Friday after the head of the European Central Bank hinted at plans to fight alarmingly low inflation across Europe.In an interview with Germany's financial daily Handelsblatt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-02/euro-falls-4-12-year-low-a
US economy poised to propel global growth in 2015 as other nations struggle

...requirements, which were a strain for would-be buyers.Some signs of hope overseas have emerged. Analysts expect the European Central Bank to ramp up its stimulus efforts, possibly by buying government bonds. That step would inject more cash into the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-29/us-economy-poised-propel-g
Deflation looms as Europe's economic bugbear

LONDON - It's the D-word that's pushing the European Central Bank into a corner.But it's not debt - Europe's main economic problem in recent years - that is driving speculation the ECB will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-02/deflation-looms-europes-ec