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  • U.S housing starts surge in December; jobless claims near 43-year low

    January 19, 2017 3:02 PM 2

    WASHINGTON U.S. homebuilding rebounded more than expected in December as a strengthening economy boosts demand for rental housing. Other data on Thursday showed the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly falling last week to a near 43-year low, pointing to a further tightening in the labor market that should underpin economic

  • Read what Steven Mnuchin will say at his Treasury confirmation hearing

    January 19, 2017 2:56 PM 2

    Donald Trump's Treasury Secretary pick Steven Mnuchin on Thursday will defend his business track record in the Senate after allegations of past predatory behavior. Mnuchin, 54, is a financier and former finance director for Trump's presidential campaign. He previously worked as a partner at Goldman Sachs and co-owned OneWest Bank, the former IndyMac

  • ECB says only government bonds will be bought under deposit rate

    January 19, 2017 2:40 PM 4

    FRANKFURT The European Central Bank said it would not buy any private debt that yields less than its deposit rate and it would give priority to bonds above that yield level even when purchasing public-sector bonds. "No purchases below the deposit facility rate (DFR) will be conducted under the third covered bond purchase program (CBPP3), the asset-backed

  • A Rick Perry Reversal on Gutting Energy Department

    January 19, 2017 2:40 PM 6

    This morning, Rick Perry will make his case before the Senate Energy Committee that he is qualified to run the agency he vowed to abolish when running for president in 2012. The former Texas governor will address his awkward history on the issue up front in his testimony. “My past statements made over five years ago about abolishing the Department of Energy

  • Hot Stove trades: Reds reportedly get impressive return from Marlins for Straily

    January 19, 2017 2:40 PM 6

    The Reds get three prospects for a player they claimed off waivers last April Last April, the Reds claimed starting pitcher Dan Straily off waivers from the Padres. So they grabbed a player they only needed to pay the league minimum without losing any other player. Now, Straily has been dealt to the Marlins for three prospects, per multiple reports (Jeff

  • ECB Keeps Interest Rates, Stimulus Plan Unchanged

    January 19, 2017 2:39 PM 9

    Council members will continue to review inflationary pressures, says European Central Bank President Mario Draghi FRANKFURT—European Central Bank President Mario Draghi Thursday said policy makers will “look through” a recent pickup in the annual rate of inflation if they’re not convinced it will be sustained. The annual rate of inflation in the eurozone

  • Atlanta Falcons player's wife attended playoff game while in labor

    January 19, 2017 2:36 PM 5

    If sitting on hard benches and chairs during football games makes you uncomfortable, you’ve got nothing on Katie Levitre, who watched her husband Andy Levitre, play for the Atlanta Falcons while she was in labor with their daughter. Andy, a guard for the football team, told Fox 5 Atlanta that he had no idea his wife was in labor during the Falcon’s winning

  • Greek President: Turkish Troops, Guarantees "Unacceptable"

    January 19, 2017 2:19 PM 11

    Greece's president says an insistence by Turkey and Turkish Cypriots on keeping troops and military intervention rights on Cyprus even after the ethnically split island is reunified is "anachronistic" and unacceptable." President Procopis Pavlopoulos says such positions are contrary to European Union norms and would create "dangerous precedents" if implemented

  • Economy: Jobless claims drop to lowest since 1973; housing starts jump 11%

    January 19, 2017 2:05 PM 14

    WASHINGTON - Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, another sign that most American workers enjoy job security. The Labor Department says 234,000 Americans sought jobless aid, a drop of 15,000 from the previous week. The four-week average, which is less volatile, fell by 10,250 to 246,750 — lowest since November 1973. Unemployment

  • Teens spotted 'subway surfing' on back of New York commuter train

    January 19, 2017 1:52 PM 11

    Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A New York subway rider captured cellphone footage of three teenagers "subway surfing" by clinging to the back of a train as it departed a station. Alexander Campos, who posted the video to Facebook, said he was at the 149th Street-Grand Concourse Station in the Bronx about 4 p.m. Tuesday when he spotted the teens climbing onto the back of the train