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Despite the Middle East conflict, roiling oil prices and a sagging housing market, Wall Street closed out the week Friday on a high as traders betted the Federal Reserve would pause its rate hike cycle.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy appears to be shifting into a lower gear with residential construction falling sharply and manufacturing activity slowing. The big question: Will the slowdown come in time to keep inflation from heating up?
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street's interest rate anxiety sent stocks moderately lower Monday after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke compounded investors' concerns about surging oil prices and a weak U.S. dollar.
The development allocation for the construction sector under the Ninth Malaysia Plan (9MP) could well reach RM200bil, an 18% increase from the RM170bil spent under the 8MP, analysts said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York officials on Thursday hailed the return of some major corporations to Lower Manhattan as progress following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, even though development of the World Trade Center site has stalled.
NEW YORK: Inflation-friendly economic data eased Wall Street's inflation fears Thursday and sent stocks sharply higher, giving investors hope that the November rally would continue through year-end.
NEW YORK: Manufacturing expanded in November in industries ranging from apparel to tobacco, a widely watched survey showed on Thursday, and several other reports painted a picture of a U.S. economy gaining strength.
SHANGHAI, China: China's urban spending on construction, factory equipment and other fixed assets rose at its fastest pace so far this year in September, the government reported Tuesday, though the country's top economic planner forecast slower growth in years to come.
The construction sector may have lost much of its sparkle among investors but most analysts believe that things may just perk up next year following the implementation of the Ninth Malaysian Plan (9MP).
South Korea aims to funnel part of an estimated 800 trillion won (US$775.1bil) in the domestic financial system into construction projects to boost flagging economic growth, Finance Minister Lee Hunjai said yesterday.