From left, Axel Kicillof, Minister of Economy of Argentina, speaks with US Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen during a meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group 2014 annual meetings, in Washington. Photograph: Drew Angerer/EPA

Demand for US-made capital goods recorded its biggest drop in eight months in September and the pace of house price gains moderated in August, suggest(...)

A sign relating to jobs from US investment in Ireland at the American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland annual Independence Day lunch in the Four Seasons Hotel, Dubin. US jobs data showed 195,000 new posts were filled last month. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

US job growth increased more than expected in June, which could draw the Federal Reserve closer to implementing a plan to start scaling back its massi(...)