The British inflationary rate increased again in March, despite stagnant economic growth. Is it cause for worry?
Interest rates were supposed to be kept low by the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program. Ben Bernanke will meet with the press on Wednesday, and investors will listen for clues about when the Fed might change its policy with interest rates.
Interest rates were kept at their historic lows. Critics say the Bank of England should raise interest rates to battle stubborn inflation.
Stock market news was slightly negative Monday morning, as world markets fell and earnings expectations were weak.
Since no central bank could ever gather and process enough information to have a genuinely accurate idea of what is going on as millions of prices fluctuate against each other, is a completely non-targeted accurate measure of the market possible?
David Cameron topped snap polls after last night's final debate ahead of the May 6 UK election. But he, Brown, and Clegg all stand accused of avoiding discussion of how to reduce Britain's massive deficit.