US Retail Sales Fall 0.4 %
UK Unemployment Tops 2 Million
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said today that the unemployment rate in the UK rose from 6.7 percent to 7.1 percent for the month of April bringing the total number of unemployed to 2.2 million. More 
Yen Gains on US Retail Sales Loss
The yen gained 0.3 percent rising to 96.17 to the dollar in New York this morning on news of a decline in US retail sales. More 
Bank of England Suggest Worst Could Be Over
Falling in line with several other central banks , the Bank of England  released its a prediction that the pace of decline in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) could slow later this year but actual recovery could actually take longer than previously believed. More 
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