Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Economists see steady growth but remain mixed on their outlook for the health of different segments of the U.S. economy.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy expanded at an annual rate of 4.6 percent in the spring, the fastest pace in more than two years, the government reported Friday. The solid rebound is expected to provide momentum for strong growth the rest of the year.
The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a “2” across much the country.
U.S. Bank is refunding about US$48 million in the latest federal settlement by a major bank over improper billing for extra credit card products that customers didn't receive.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods slumped in August as demand for commercial aircraft descended from record highs, but investment plans by businesses posted promising gains.
Argentina exited its recession with 0.9-percent economic growth in the second quarter, national statistics institute INDEC said Wednesday, a rare bit of good news amid the country's new debt default.
Los Angeles voted Wednesday to raise the minimum wage for its hotel workers to more than US$15 an hour, in a move opposed by hoteliers but in line with a recent pay hike in Seattle.
Monday, September 22, 2014
U.S. corn and soybean crops could break records this year, but for farmers the bounty has a dark side: falling prices and a logistics nightmare getting crops to market.
Downgrades, defaults, recessions, crises: it looks like the end of the party for Latin America's economies after a so-called “golden decade.”
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Japanese automaker Nissan is dismissing speculation that it intends to scale back electric car battery production at its U.S. plant in Tennessee.