Thursday, May 29, 2014
A struggle for control of the Philadelphia Inquirer ended Tuesday when two members of a feuding consortium prevailed at an auction with an US$88 million bid, the newspaper announced.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods advanced for a third month in April, but much of the strength came from a big surge in demand for military aircraft. Orders in a category that signals business investment plans fell by the largest amount in three months.
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Mexico slashed its 2014 growth forecast from 3.9 percent to 2.7 percent Friday after a weak first-quarter performance linked to new taxes and an economic freeze in the United States.
Saturday, May 24, 2014
Sales of U.S. new homes recovered in April after slumping in the previous two months. But Americans are still buying new homes at a slower pace than they did a year ago.
Friday, May 23, 2014
The Federal Reserve has begun to discuss the tools it could use to finally pull back the extraordinary stimulus it's provided the U.S. economy since 2008. But Fed officials plan further discussions and have set no timetable for any increase in interest rates.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Canada's largest forest products company is suing over an audit that criticized the company's logging practices for violating environmental standards, according to court documents obtained by AFP Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Credit Suisse AG's guilty plea and US$2.6 billion payment in a high-profile case brought by the Justice Department are being held out as a warning to foreign banks believed to be helping U.S. taxpayers conceal assets.
More than a half-million computers in over 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals remotely hijack a computer and its webcam, authorities said as charges were announced Monday against nearly 100 people worldwide.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T clinched a deal Sunday to acquire broadcast satellite service provider DirecTV for nearly
Thousands of indigenous people near Guyana's border with Brazil are battling drought so persistent they fear crop failure and hunger.