Thursday, April 3, 2014
U.S. manufacturing grew at a slightly faster pace in March compared with February as factory output recovered from disruptions caused by severe winter weather. Manufacturers also received more orders, suggesting that production could strengthen a bit in the months ahead.
U.S. home prices rose in February from a year earlier at a solid pace, suggesting that a tight supply of available homes is boosting prices despite slowing sales.
U.S. auto sales beat expectations in March.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Is it too easy for high-tech companies to patent inventions that are not really new, but simply take an old idea and blend it with computer wizardry?
The FBI said on Monday it was probing high speed trading on Wall Street, a controversial practice in which computers carry out transactions in seconds or faster.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Cuba's parliament unanimously approved a new law on foreign investment Saturday aimed at boosting sputtering economic growth on the communist-ruled island.
Friday, March 28, 2014
The U.S. economy grew at a 2.6 percent annual rate in the October-December quarter, slightly more than previously estimated, as consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three years.
Brazilian reconnaissance troops entered a sprawling slum district near Rio's international airport early Wednesday ahead of a larger operation to secure the crime-ridden area ahead of the World Cup.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in February by the largest amount in three months, helped by solid gains in demand for airplanes and autos.
Virtual currencies like Bitcoin will be taxed in the United States like property — not currency, the Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday.