Posts Tagged ‘record’

ECB, Bank of England set to stimulate Europe’s economy

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Frankfurt, Germany (4E) – If the ECB proceeds with the quarter percentage rate cut, it will be the first time for its benchmark interest rate to fall under 1 per cent, setting it at a record low 0.75 per cent, essentially bringing its deposit rates to zero. The […]

UK trade gap rises

The United Kingdom saw its trade deficit widen in April to its second largest gap on record. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Bond yields rise in Spain and Italy

Spain saw its borrowing costs rise to a record high since joining the eurozone in 1999 and Italy saw its costs rise to levels previously seen in January. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Lady Gaga breaks Twitter record with 20 million followers

Lady Gaga has broken a Twitter record as being the first person to have 20 million followers. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

US money funds cut lending to EU banks

Loans drop to another record low as holdings of Treasuries soar to levels reminiscent of those seen during the financial crisis View full post on Business Stories

Greene King’s fizz turns flat

Brewer Greene King is in the Christmas mood, celebrating “record results” by announcing it is to create 3,000 jobs. View full post on UK Business Stories

Obama has a jobs deficit — like Reagan did

A year from Election Day 2012, Obama’s jobs record so far resembles Reagan’s but with stronger economic headwinds against him. View full post on Business Stories

Scale of Greek default would be unprecedented

If Greece defaults, it won’t be the first government to renege on its financial obligations, but its failure would set a new record, both for scale and complexity. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Chinese government says prices are under control

The Chinese government says it will keep firm control of price rises in the country this year thanks to price capping regulations. Related Stories Osborne rejects calls for ‘Plan B’ Interest rates held at record low Costs rise more quickly for poor Retail sales slump by 1.4% Philips issues second quarter profit warning View full […]

State, local layoffs to hit record levels

Don’t look to state and local governments to prop up the job market. View full post on Business Stories