The elite of the fashion world flocked to Brazil, defying an outbreak of the Zika virus, an economic meltdown and the deep political crisis afflicting the country to attend a runway show Saturday by revered French label Louis Vuitton.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) -- Suriname has landed a $478 million loan from the International Monetary Fund to boost an economic reform program amid a drop in commodity prices, becoming the second South American country to seek such a bailout in nearly a decade.
In a Silicon Valley culture known for brilliant ideas boiling up in coffee shops, Gaurav Chawla is pouring his heart into chai.
The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after a less-than-stellar start to the year.
Americans turned more optimistic about the economy in May than the previous month, buoyed by steady hiring and higher incomes.
Donald Trump said Thursday that if he is elected U.S. president, he would support the Canadian Keystone oil pipeline project that was blocked by President Barack Obama on environmental grounds.
U.S. regulators are investigating whether Chinese steelmakers used stolen American trade secrets in a case that adds to tensions over accusations Beijing is flooding global markets with low-cost steel.
CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks -- a big fat zero.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in April on strong demand for transportation equipment and a range of other products, but continued weakness in business spending plans suggested the manufacturing rout was far from over.
For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off.