This could be as good as it gets

US real GDP growth

Five takeaways from the strong US growth figures

US real GDP growth

US shakes off torpor with 3.5% growth

Real signs of vigour in American GDP in third quarter

US banks/QE: out of a comfort zone

Big lenders face period of uncertainty as Fed’s QE nears end

Fed’s grand experiment draws to a close

Markets look to central bank to steady the ship as QE3 sets sail

Corporate cash hoarding has to end

Spending must be on fixed investment not just share buybacks

Fears grow over QE’s legacy in risky assets

Investors scrum for subprime securities

Corporate America starts to spend again

Cash piles are falling but business remains wary about investment

Fed set to halt asset purchases

Labour market outlook substantially better

IMF introduces floor on interest rates

Aggressive monetary easing threatened to turn it negative

Democrats battle sour economic mood

The US economy is growing but incomes are not

Volatility tests the nerve of dollar bulls

Outlook for US currency clouded by bond yield turbulence

US trade agenda awaits midterm elections

Republican gains could help Obama secure ‘fast-track’ authority

Boston Fed chief urges end of QE

Blow to calls for delay in ending bond purchases

Weak currency fails to benefit eurozone

Depreciation will only fuel inflation slowly, analysts warn

Outlook: China growth to slow in third quarter

Data releases also out on US inflation, eurozone and the UK

Dollar hit by taper delay speculation

Rate expectations at Fed and BoE thrown into doubt

St Louis Fed chief calls for taper delay

Unemployment figures point to strong labour market momentum

WTO head Roberto Azevêdo urges shake-up

Trade body leader warns that the organisation risks ‘paralysis’

The markets are right to be anxious

US no longer controls its own destiny nor the destiny of others

Rate expectations change faster than data

There is scant evidence of a change in the economy or in the thinking of the US Federal Reserve