Thursday, January 16, 2014
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional a “Net Neutrality” rule that bars broadband Internet providers from blocking or playing favorites for online services.
JPMorgan Chase said Tuesday that its profits fell 7 percent in the fourth quarter, hampered by more legal woes and a decline in the bank's investment banking business.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Americans bought more clothing in December, clicked frequently at online retailers and paid higher gas prices. They cut back on cars and almost everywhere else, providing a lackluster end to the holiday shopping season.
The U.S. government ran a US$53.2 billion surplus in December, signaling further improvement in America's finances.
General Motors' Chevrolet unit swept car and truck of the year honors but Ford's use of aluminum in its F150 sparked new debate on the first day of the Detroit auto show Monday.
Monday, January 13, 2014
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and Chinese tycoon Wang Jing on Saturday said plans to start building a US$40-billion canal across the Central American country were on track for late 2014.
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Giant U.S. retailer Target said Friday that up to 110 million customers have had their personal data stolen in a data breach, sharply raising its initial estimate.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
U.S. employers added a scant 74,000 jobs in December, the fewest in three years. The disappointing figure ends 2013 on a weak note and raises questions about whether the job market can sustain its recent gains.
The sleek three-wheeled car looks futuristic, but, as its creator acknowledges, it uses no new technology. What makes the Elio Motors vehicle unique is its ultra-high fuel economy and an ultra-low price tag: US$6,800.
Victoria's Secret parent L Brands and home decor chain Pier 1 Imports joined other retailers in slashing profit forecasts Thursday following disappointing holiday sales.