Fischer voices caution on US outlook

Fed official sticks to ‘expectation’ of rate rise in late 2015

Eager businesswoman lifting her hand to ask a question during a meeting

US women fall behind in jobs market

Working parents lack support for labour force participation

The global economy flashes warning signs

Should growth turn down, policymakers are not out of ammunition

Chart: On a roll (US Barclays Aggregate bond vields v Fed Funds target rate)

Central bank policy divergence to widen

As Fed prepares for lift-off the ECB may yet extend QE

Low inflation risks cloud Fed rate debate

Policymakers’ concerns over global growth outlined


The human cloud: A new world of work

Scattering jobs into a virtual world raises questions


Dollar strength only part of earnings hit

Impact across S&P 500 depends on how much companies sell abroad

Americans spend savings from cheap petrol

Research clashes with reports that consumers were paying down debt

Clinton opposes Obama Pacific trade deal

Move is blow to US president’s efforts to sell TPP to Congress

World economy set for dollar recession

IMF statistics suggest that global GDP in dollar terms this year will fall by $2.7tn

US deficit widens as exports slow

Analysts shave Q3 growth estimates as currency compounds weakening global demand

‘Safe harbour’: why it is on the ropes

ECJ scuppers deal that allows data transfer between US and EU

TPP deal lifts hopes for US-EU trade pact

Negotiators set to accelerate TTIP talks after Pacific Rim success

It’s still the middle class, dumbo

Yet no American populist has reached the Oval Office since the 19th century

Obama says Congress risks hurting economy

President warns on $18tn debt ceiling, which must be raised within five weeks

US recovery drives jump in remittances

Central America enjoys financial boost from migrant workers

Weak US jobs rise adds to rate doubts

Economy adds only 142,000 positions in September, fewer than expected

Skirmishes ahead in long US budget war

The government remains open but the struggle to fund it continues

US woos private investment in transport

Foxx calls for partnership approach to ease ‘huge pressure’

Fed focus on jobs and factory numbers

Data to fuel speculation about when US rates will be raised

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