Saturday, April 18, 2015
The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Young plans to hire 9,000 graduates from U.S. universities this year, up from 7,500 in 2014. But recruiting isn't as easy as it used to be.
Europe's main stock markets fell further on Friday as investor worries intensified over the plight of Greece, analysts said.
The U.S. dollar sank further in Asia on Friday as another round of disappointing U.S. data cast further doubt on the chances of a mid-year Federal Reserve interest rate hike.
World oil prices dropped Friday as investors locked in profits following a six-day rally, with a rise in OPEC's output in March also adding to downward pressure, analysts said.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Rising corporate profits and a jump in oil prices helped push the stock market to a modest gain on Wednesday.
Oil prices were mixed in Asia Thursday, retaining support from a surprisingly upbeat U.S. supply report a day earlier, analysts said.
The dollar faced selling pressure Thursday as a batch of weak U.S. data raised the possibility that the Federal Reserve will push back an interest rate hike beyond mid-year.
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg sees a wild future in store for virtual reality.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Revenue from digital music matched that from physical albums and discs for the first time in 2014, a global industry body said Tuesday.
The International Energy Agency on Wednesday cut its supply forecast for non-OPEC countries, citing downturns in North America and the "worsening conflict" in Yemen.