Saturday, June 6, 2015
U.S. employers added a robust 280,000 jobs in May, showing that the economy is back on track after starting 2015 in a slump.
We've seen the TV ad pitches from celebrities like "The Fonz" Henry Winkler and actor and ex-senator Fred Thompson, touting the benefits of reverse mortgages for older homeowners.
Fiat Chrysler is admitting that it missed legal deadlines to notify customers in five safety recalls.
Gossip and news site Gawker Media employees say they have voted to join the Writers Guild of America, East, making it the first digital media outlet to organize.
British regulators on Friday said they had fined Lloyds Banking Group 117 million pounds (US$179 million) for unfair treatment of customer complaints after they were missold an insurance product.
Friday, June 5, 2015
U.S. companies stepped up hiring in May, a private survey found, evidence that employers remain confident in the economy even after it contracted at the start of the year.
Brazil's central bank Wednesday raised its key interest rate a half point to 13.75 percent, a sixth straight rise as Latin America's largest economy fights to stem inflation during a slowdown.
Thursday, June 4, 2015
The U.S. trade deficit dropped sharply in April as exports posted a modest gain and imports fell, raising hopes that trade's drag on economic growth will ease in the current quarter.
U.S. auto sales were stronger than expected in May, boosted by Memorial Day promotions and strong demand for new SUVs.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
U.S. consumer spending in April posted the weakest performance in three months, but a solid gain in income growth should help boost spending in the future.