Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The dollar strengthened in Asian trade Monday thanks to a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report, as traders turn their focus to an upcoming policy meeting at the Bank of Japan.
Oil prices rose in Asian trade Monday as moderate growth in new jobs in the United States raised hopes about a pick-up in demand in the world's biggest crude consumer, analysts said.
Monday, June 10, 2013
SoftBank Corp. is in talks with Deutsche Telekom AG over a possible deal for T-Mobile US Inc., as the Japanese company looks for alternatives to enter the U.S. wireless market if its deal with Sprint Nextel Corp. falls apart, three sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Apple, aiming to overcome recent missteps and keep its cutting-edge reputation, is expected to unveil a streaming music service along with fresh hardware and software at an annual conference on Monday U.S. time.
Saturday, June 8, 2013
The United States, China and the European Union have had initial discussions on a possible “global” agreement to resolve solar energy disputes, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday.
Stock markets were volatile on Friday as investors awaited a key U.S. jobs report for clues on how much longer the Federal Reserve will keep providing stimulus to the world's largest economy.
Hong Kong shares wrapped up their worst week in more than a year with a 1.2-percent drop on Friday as investors braced for U.S. jobs data that could lead to a tapering of the Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus.
The U.S. dollar slid in Asia Friday with investors flocking to the safe-haven yen as traders grow nervous ahead of a crucial U.S. payrolls report that will provide fresh clues about the state of the world's biggest economy.
Oil rose Friday ahead of the release of a key U.S. jobs report that traders will examine for clues to the health of the U.S. economy.
Friday, June 7, 2013
BlackBerrys with physical keyboards are now available in the U.S., months after the touch-screen versions went on sale. T-Mobile USA began selling the BlackBerry Q10 on Wednesday. It has Research In Motion —.'s new BlackBerry 10 operating system, which addresses shortcomings that allowed the iPhone and Android devices to surpass the once-pioneering BlackBerry in sales and prestige.