Saturday, November 14, 2015
Employers advertised more job openings in September but hiring was essentially unchanged.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Airbnb dialed down its battle rhetoric Wednesday, promising to pay taxes and not cut into long-term housing amid criticism it unfairly competes with hotels and has exacerbated a San Francisco housing crisis.
Hong Kong was the stand-out stock market Thursday after five days of losses while Asian traders await a speech from U.S. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen hoping for clues about U.S. interest rates.
Monday, November 9, 2015
As International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde's mandate enters the final stretch, emerging-market powers seem hesitant about teaming up to try to wrest the job away from Europeans.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
U.S. hiring roared back in October after two weak months, with employers adding a robust 271,000 jobs and likely setting the stage for the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next month.
Friday, November 6, 2015
Kraft Heinz will close seven plants in the U.S. and Canada as part of a downsizing that will eliminate 2,600 jobs, or roughly 14 percent of its North American factory workforce, the newly merged food company announced Wednesday.
A painting by Amedeo Modigliani sold for US$42.8 million, well above its estimate, on the first day of Sotheby's fall art auction on Wednesday.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
The U.S. trade deficit declined in September to the lowest level in seven months as exports rebounded while imports shrank, reflecting the smallest monthly foreign oil bill in more than a decade.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
U.S. construction spending rose 0.6 percent in September to the highest level since March 2008, pushed up by a surge in apartment building.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
U.S. hedge fund Third Point, which has a reputation for aggressively pushing for change at target firms including Sony, has bought a stake in the Japanese operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores, it has said in a letter to investors.