Organisation: US Commerce Department
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Bombardier is seeking investors for its aerospace businesses and considering a sale of some operations, according to sources, as a turnaround plan at the Canadian aircraft-maker faces pressure from potentially crippling US tariffs on its marquee jetliner.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017
Bombardier is betting on fast-growing markets like India to boost sales of its Q400 and CSeries narrow-body planes at a time when the Canadian planemaker faces a trade row over sales to the US that could affect thousands of jobs in Belfast.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2017
The US Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged last night in its first meeting since president Donald Trump took office, but painted a relatively upbeat picture of the US economy that suggested it was on track to tighten monetary policy sometime this year.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2017
US economic growth was less sluggish than previously thought in the second quarter as exports grew more than imports and businesses raised their investments, hopeful signs for the economic outlook.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2016
Sat, 27 Aug, 2016
US, European and Chinese regulators are set to jointly enforce product safety in online commerce.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016
The US economy expanded more than previously estimated in the second quarter of the year on stronger consumer spending and construction, backing the case for an interest rate rise before the end of the year.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
US job openings surged to a record high in April and small business confidence increased in May — signs the US economy is regaining momentum after stumbling at the start of the year.
Wed, 10 Jun, 2015
US retail sales unexpectedly stalled in July, pointing to some loss of momentum in the economy early in the third quarter.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2014
The US government is relinquishing its control of the internet’s address system in a shift that could raise questions about the future direction of online innovation and communications.
Sat, 15 Mar, 2014
Asian stock markets posted gains today on optimism over a pair of positive US economic reports and growing expectations that Washington will resolve a budget impasse before the end of the year.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2012
Asian stock markets rose today after an unexpectedly strong US housing report renewed confidence in the world's biggest economy and enabled investors to overlook slower growth in China.
Thu, 18 Oct, 2012
The London market closed higher today following positive US retail sales and amid hopes two of the eurozone's struggling members would receive bailouts later this week.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2012
Fresh signs of a global economic slowdown and fading hopes of imminent stimulus measures left world markets subdued today.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2012
US commerce secretary John Bryson is facing felony hit-and-run charges following two Los Angeles-area traffic crashes that left him injured and unconscious, police said.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2012
Upbeat retail sales figures in the US outweighed concerns over Spain’s creaking finances today as world markets continued to make solid gains.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2012
Asian stock markets fell today, hit by a weaker-than-expected report on US durable goods orders and signs of slower economic growth in the UK.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2012
Asian stocks edged higher today, setting aside weaker-than-expected US home sales amid hopes for an agreement on debt relief for Greece and stronger economic growth in the world’s top economy
Fri, 27 Jan, 2012
The London market continued its nervous rally today after sentiment was boosted by better-than-expected economic data from the US.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2011
Stocks in Europe ended sharply higher today after positive retail sales data from the US helped ease concerns that the world’s largest economy is heading back into recession.
Fri, 12 Aug, 2011
Stock markets continued their revival today as US retail sales came in better than expected and European markets reacted favourably to the short-selling ban imposed overnight.
Fri, 12 Aug, 2011
FEARS over the health of the US economy and eurozone delivered a devastating two-pronged attack on investor confidence this week.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2011
Barclays gave bank shares a boost today as it unveiled better-than-expected profits of £6.1bn (€7.3bn) in a strong start to the sector’s annual results season.
Tue, 15 Feb, 2011
Americans increased their spending sharply in December and consumer purchases for all of 2010 rose at the fastest pace in three years, figures revealed today.
Mon, 31 Jan, 2011
The FTSE 100 Index rose to its highest level for two-and-a-half-years today amid market rumours of a bid from Royal Dutch Shell for rival BP.
Tue, 14 Dec, 2010
A subsidiary of a British company today pleaded guilty over the illegal export of Boeing 747 aircraft to Iran.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2010
Investors kept the stock market’s upward momentum going today, sending shares sharply higher as the dollar extended its slide and after retail sales rebounded more than expected in October.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2009
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index hit four digits again today.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2009
Japan’s key stock index today plummeted more than 11% – the biggest one-day loss in 21 years – as sobering reports on the US economy intensified recession fears.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2008
Wall Street began the week with a strong start today as better-than-expected profits at Citigroup. and a healthy increase in consumer spending renewed investors’ optimism about the US economy. The Dow Jones industrials soared more than 100 points.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2007
The pound remained close to its highest level against the dollar since sterling left the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM) in 1992, despite positive economic news from the United States today.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2006
Wall Street ended a robust week on a quieter note today after the US Commerce Department reported that housing construction fell to its lowest level in more than six years.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2006
Stocks gave up a moderate early advance to close barely changed today after oil prices rebounded from their recent decline, rising as much as a US dollar a barrel.
Mon, 18 Sep, 2006
Stocks barely moved on Wall Street today, even though durable goods orders jumped by the largest amount in six months.
Fri, 23 Dec, 2005
THE US deficit in the broadest measure of international trade rose to an all-time high of $195.1 billion (€159.3bn) from January through March of this year as the country sank deeper into debt to Japan, China and other nations.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2005
Wall Street stumbled today after crude oil prices shot up to another new high, passing $56 a barrel and raising the specter of higher inflation and interest rates.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2005
US stocks plunged today, with the Dow Jones industrials shedding nearly 112 points, as investors were pummelled by a sharp climb in oil prices, rising unemployment and a disappointing 2005 forecast from General Motors.
Thu, 13 Jan, 2005
THE euro’s alarming rise against the dollar continued yesterday with the single currency breaching the psychologically important barrier of $1.30 for the first time.
Thu, 11 Nov, 2004
INTEL’S chief executive Craig Barrett hailed a new $2 billion factory in Leixlip, Co Kildare, as one of the best of its kind anywhere in the world when he opened the plant in June.
Wed, 13 Oct, 2004
The US Congress dealt an election-season setback to US President George Bush by voting to overturn restrictions his administration issued on gift parcels that Americans can send to family members in Cuba.
Thu, 08 Jul, 2004
US stocks moved lower today as investors’ enthusiasm flagged in the face of multiple attacks overseas, weak sales of manufactured goods and a lower forecast from AT&T.
Thu, 24 Jun, 2004
Lower-than-expected housing figures coaxed buyers back to Wall Street today, giving stocks a subdued rally as investors grew hopeful that the economy might be cooling.
Tue, 18 May, 2004
US manufacturing grew again in February, suggesting a turnaround in hiring may be on the horizon.
Mon, 01 Mar, 2004