Democrats battle sour economic mood

The US economy is growing but incomes are not

IMF introduces floor on interest rates

Aggressive monetary easing threatened to turn it negative

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

US budget deficit falls below 3% of GDP

Improvement in public finances follows tough austerity policies

Where the economy and politics collide

As Barack Obama enters his second term, the economy is top of the list

Sensible for Fed to speak out on dollar

Central bank’s words serve as counterweight to currency’s rise

US quantitative easing: defying theory

Lessons offered for the Bank of Japan and European Central Bank

Commodities tell truth to equities investors

Low rates and lower raw materials prices are good for profits

Seven years on the lean times not over

Apart from the US, stocks elsewhere have had a dismal seven years

A new G7 emerges

Seven biggest emerging markets are now bigger than the long established G7 group of industrialised nations

IMF says global recovery is still weak

Fund chief economist warns of high debt and slow growth