European Central Bank Executive Board member Peter Praet speaks during a meeting organised by The Economist in Cascais February 18, 2014.
We know there are a record number people in work, we also know that the average worker is feeling poorer than they did six years ago, as pay hasn't kept up with rising prices.
1 of 5. Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer (3rd R) and Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti (2nd R) ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate their company's IPO January 30, 2015.
The US economy grew at its fastest pace in four years in 2014, outpacing all of the other major developed countries as consumers gained confidence helped by sinking oil prices.
Qatar has become the biggest shareholder in British Airways in a deal which has raised fears over security. The gas-rich Middle Eastern state has bought a �1.15billion slice of IAG, which owns BA and Iberia.