As reasons for the move, the Bank of Japan cited weak consumer demand since a sales tax hike in April and a substantial decline in crude oil prices.
The Federal Reserve said it "continues to see sufficient underlying strength in the broader economy to support ongoing progress toward maximum…
Less than half of those in the C-suite say they are confident in their ability "to address obstacles specific to growth."
Among other objectives, the program will help equip small manufacturers to adopt cutting-edge technologies, said the White House.
The Conference Board says average economic growth of 3.9% annually between 2020 and 2025 will present foreign firms with a huge opportunity.
Both eBay and Wal-Mat cut their sales forecasts for their current fiscal year, in part blaming a stronger U.S. dollar.
The price of oil has been tumbling. The cost of finding it has not.
Is the dollar starting another long-term rally?
The federal government's receipts grew nearly 9% in fiscal 2014, helped by growth in corporate taxable profits and an increase in payroll tax…
In addition, the financial markets of some advanced economies may be overheating, increasing the risk of an equity price correction this year, says…