Thursday, April 23, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama's administration on Tuesday came out strongly against his own Democratic Party's proposals to curb currency manipulation as part of a sweeping Pacific trade pact Washington is negotiating with 11 nations.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Halliburton Co. has cut 9,000 jobs -- more than 10 percent of its workforce -- in about six months and is considering more cost-cutting moves as falling oil prices sap demand for its drilling help.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
U.S. businesses expect their sales will rebound in the next three months after a sluggish first quarter, and they plan to boost hiring and pay, according to a survey released Monday.
After years of steadily-rising airfares, U.S. travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief -- US$2.01 (NT$62) in savings to be exact.
Monday, April 20, 2015
A top construction company executive has told investigators he paid US$36.1 million (NT$1.12 trillion) in bribes to executives at state oil giant Petrobras, which is being rocked by Brazil's biggest ever corruption scandal, local media reported Saturday.
Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again.
Falling oil prices have slowed the phenomenal expansion of Canada's oil sands extraction trade but the industry remains optimistic it is only a temporary setback.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Rising gas prices in March led to a slight increase in inflation, a sign that some of the broader economic impact from cheaper oil is fading.
Friday, April 17, 2015
The Fight for US$15 campaign that began with fast-food workers expanded in size and scope Wednesday to include a range of workers who say their meager pay is a form of economic injustice.
U.S. regulators on Wednesday approved an early closure of commercial sardine fishing off the West Coast to prevent overfishing.