Wednesday, November 11, 2015
The U.S. dollar edged down against most emerging market units Tuesday after the previous day's surge but ticked up against its major peers, maintaining its strength on growing expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike this year.
Oil prices edged up Tuesday after retreating the previous day but gains were tempered by long-running worries about a supply glut and a weak global economic outlook.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
A slowdown in international trade could be a harbinger of a new recession for the world's leading economies, a leading global policy organization warned Monday.
Global stocks were weighed down Monday by weak Chinese trade and the prospect of a U.S. interest rate hike next month. But Japan and China bucked the trend to rise strongly.
The energy minister of the United Arab Emirates says low oil prices will have a "correction" in 2016, but he says it won't be just up to OPEC to increase prices.
Oil prices rebounded in Asia Monday but stayed below US$45 a barrel as gains were limited by a strong dollar and data showing a decline in Chinese crude imports.
Monday, November 9, 2015
The Internet was supposed to facilitate better exchange between the public and news media. But vile and hateful comments changed all that.
Friday, November 6, 2015
Details of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal released Thursday set the stage for a raucous debate in the U.S. Congress but also may provide reassurances to those who worried the agreement could gut protections for the environment, public health and labor.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
The U.S. dollar fell against emerging market currencies in Asia on Wednesday as worries over mainland China's economy faded and investors awaited fresh input from the U.S Federal Reserve on its timeline for an interest rate hike.
Oil prices were down in Asia Wednesday as investors weighed U.S. petroleum industry data showing a build-up in crude stockpiles and news that shipments from a Libyan port were halted due to tensions.