Posts Tagged ‘September’

Car, Cigarette Sales Spur Surprise Economic Growth In Japan

Lawrence Mijares – AHN News Contributor Tokyo, Japan (AHN) – Japan has posted a surprising 0.9 percent in its gross domestic product for the third quarter of July to September, up from the previous 0.4 percent in the second quarter. The surge, reported Monday, was mainly attributable to consumer spending on “green” cars before the […]

U.S. Retail Sales Rise 0.6 Percent In September

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Washington, DC, United States (AHN) – Retail sales rose 0.6 percent, to $367.7 billion, in September with motor vehicle sales accounting for much of the increase, according to the Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau. In a statement released Friday, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said that sales excluding motor […]

US service sector picks up speed

Service and construction industries in the US grow faster than expected in September, with employment stable, a survey says. View full post on Business Stories

Markets retreat after September rally

Stocks fall, taking a pause from their September rally, as many investors wait on the sidelines. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Weekly Recap – Oct. 1: U.S. Markets

Mitchell Jaworski – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. markets finished higher Friday amidst mixed economic data. The move came a day after stocks closed out the strongest September dating back to the 1930’s. The Dow Jones Industrial average rose 41 points or 0.4 percent, trading in positive territory the […]

Stocks Slip But Benchmarks Post Best Monthly Gain In 71 Years

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Stocks ended September with a loss on Thursday but the three benchmarks had the strongest monthly gain since 1939. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 47 points or 0.4 percent to 10, 788 with American Express Co. as the biggest decliner. […]

All fuel prices climb

Santo Domingo.- For the week from September 18 to 24 premium gasoline will cost RD$163.20, a RD$2.10 rise, and rises RD$2.80 to RD$154.60 per gallon View full post on Business Stories