Global Economy Week Ahead: Japan and Germany GDP, U.S. and U.K. Inflation
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This week, Japan, Germany and Italy release gross domestic product figures, while consumer-price readings from the U.S. and U.K. will signal if those countries' central banks are moving closer to hitting their inflation targets.
Global Markets: Japan Leads Losses Early
Most Asia Pacific stock markets started the week on a quiet note, though the Japanese stock market continued to fall.
Fed's Harker Leaning Toward Backing an Interest-Rate Increase Next Month
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker said he is still leaning toward supporting an interest-rate increase at the central bank's policy meeting next month.
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At the SEC, Whistleblowers Blow Whistle on Watchdog
Officials working for the SEC inspector general have filed complaints to a different federal whistleblower-protection agency, alleging that he and senior staff retaliated against them for calling out misconduct.
Bank Bonuses May Turn Higher This Year
For the first time in four years, year-end bonuses for bankers in 2017 are set to grow over the prior year, according to consulting firm Johnson Associates.
Global Trade Booms, but Headwinds Blow
Asian exports are growing briskly thanks to synchronized global economic growth, but obstacles stand in the way of a long boom.
Asia-Pacific Summit Ends on Note of U.S.-Driven Economic Nationalism
The Pacific Rim's largest regional trade forum ended with an agreement that included a watered-down commitment to multilateral trade agreements after the U.S. clashed with other members on issues of economic nationalism.
Consumer Sentiment Dips in Early November
The University of Michigan's index of U.S. consumer sentiment dipped in early November, as respondents' expectations of current and expected economic conditions declined slightly.
Treasury Secretary Says Tax Bill on Track for Completion Next Month
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expects the House and Senate to agree on a compromise tax bill that President Donald Trump could sign into law by the end of the year.
Senate Prepares to Vote on Nominee to Head Key Banking Regulator
The final pieces of the Trump administration's financial regulatory team are moving into place, with another key official expected to get approval by the Senate as early as next week.
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November 12, 2017 23:15 ET (04:15 GMT)