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AP survey: Fed's outlook correct but not solution

...Japan's long-standing stagnation.Some, like Allen Sinai, chief global economist at Decision Economics, think the European Central Bank has been too cautious and should launch a bond-buying program akin to what the Fed had done. The idea...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-26/ap-survey-feds-outlook-cor
South Korean So Yeon Ryu breaks record en route to LPGA win

...Ujezd, Czech Republic, Jamie Donaldson shot 4-under-par 68 Sunday to win the Czech Masters and secure a spot on the European Ryder Cup team.Donaldson birdied six holes and dropped two shots for a total 14-under 274 in windy conditions at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-24/south-korean-so-yeon-ryu-bre
IPO allowed Google to make big bet it can become indispensable

...size and stature to stifle competition. The Federal Trade Commission absolved Google of wrongdoing last year while the European Commission is still examining the issue.Rocky road to Wall StreetWhen Google filed its IPO paperwork in April 2004...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-23/ipo-allowed-google-make-bi
Janet Yellen says job market shows economy still needs Fed support

...increase."Monetary policy is not on a preset course," she said.In a separate speech, Mario Draghi, the head of the European Central Bank, said the ECB was prepared to do more to boost the shaky recovery in the 18 nations that use the euro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-22/janet-yellen-says-job-mark
So Yeon Ryu leads Canadian Open with course record round

...shot 6-under-par 66 to take first-round lead at the Czech Masters and boost his chances of securing a spot on the European Ryder Cup team.Mikael Lundberg is one stroke back in second place, with a group of 10 players carding 68.Donaldson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-21/so-yeon-ryu-leads-canadian-o
Dead city of Pompeii lives on in ruins, imagination

...amphitheater is generally a less-crowded spot for travelers looking for a break.What lies ahead for Pompeii is uncertain. The European Union has earmarked millions to protect and repair the site as part of the "Great Pompeii" rehabilitation project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-16/dead-city-pompeii-lives
Brittany Lincicome's lead down to one in Wegman's LPGA Championship

...6-under 207, three shots ahead of Garteh Maybin (68) and Simon Wakefield (72).Dredge, a two-time winner of the European Tour, held a four-shot lead after the second round but only managed 73 after mixing four bogeys with two birdies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-16/brittany-lincicomes-lead-dow
Qualifying for the Ryder Cup will cap off former Jag Patrick Reed's strong season

...qualify to play in the past five Ryder Cups, following Vaughn Taylor for the American side in 2006 and Oliver Wilson for the European team in 2008. It's a remarkable streak for a relatively small college, tied with perennial power Oklahoma State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-13/qualifying-ryder-cup-will-ca
Funds are going smaller-game hunting for dividends

...The value of dividends shone through in 2011. That year, the S&P 500 index was virtually flat after worries about the European debt crisis and a downgrade of the U.S. credit rating shook markets. But the index nevertheless returned 2.1 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-08/funds-are-going-smaller-ga
Michaux: McIlroy, not Woods, is now man to beat in majors

...He's certainly on a Tiger-like roll, with three significant wins since the end of May when he rallied to claim the European Tour's flagship event at Wentworth.He's the first player since Woods in 2006 to follow a major championship win...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-05/michaux-mcilroy-not-woods-no