- Canada in recession; PM Harper denies it as election looms
TORONTO (AP) — Canada has fallen into a recession, dragged down by falling energy prices and economic troubles in China.
- Valeant and Dollar Tree are big market movers
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
- September is historically the stock market's worst month
If August wasn't bad enough, historical trading patterns suggest that investors shouldn't expect a quick rebound this month.
- US factory output up in August at slowest pace since May '13
WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong dollar and China's economic slowdown dragged growth at U.S. factories to the lowest level since May 2013.
- Germany: up to $3.7B needed next year to integrate refugees
BERLIN (AP) — The German economy has room to accommodate refugees, the labor minister said Tuesday, but the government will need to spend billions of extra euros (dollars) to cover language courses, benefits and their integration into the labor market.
- Wobbly euro economy may get bigger push from central bank
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — When is a trillion euros not enough? Could be soon, in Europe's shaky economy.
- Street stalls show shifting face of North Korean economy
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Street stalls that offer North Koreans a place to spend — or make — money on everything from snow cones to DVDs are flourishing in Pyongyang and other North Korean cities, modest but growing forms of private commerce in a country where capitalism is officially anathema.
- Massive gas find promises to ease Egypt's fuel crisis
CAIRO (AP) — The discovery of a huge gas field off Egypt's coast promises to ease a long-running fuel crisis and boost the economy after years of unrest, but it will take years to develop and won't bring Gulf-style riches to the Arab world's most populous country, experts said Monday.
- Economy boosts Portuguese government's re-election bid
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Economic news is continuing to give heart to Portugal's center-right government as it aims for re-election in October.
- Eurozone inflation stable at low rate of 0.2 percent
BRUSSELS (AP) — Inflation in the 19-nation eurozone was stable in August at an annual rate of 0.2 percent, an official report shows — another weak figure that may help push the European Central Bank toward doing more economic stimulus.