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Consumer spending slows, but inflation is rising

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer spending barely rose in February amid delays in the payment of income tax refunds, yet the biggest annual increase in inflation in…

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Asian shares skid to 2011 levels as oil slump intensifies

By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares slid to their lowest levels since late 2011 on Monday after weak U.S. economic data & massive falls in oil prices stoked…

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U.S. business spending slips, new home sales rise in August

By Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. business investment fell slightly in August, excluding spending on aircraft & defense equipment, yet new home sales rose, suggesting that global economic headwinds…

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Fed says it is data dependent, but whose data?

By Howard Schneider & Ann Saphir WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve says it will depend on straightforward data analysis in deciding when to raise U.S. interest rates. But…

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