Thursday, September 11, 2014
As U.S. sales of cars and trucks have grown this year, so has the late-payment rate on auto loans.
The Federal Reserve is pushing the biggest U.S. banks to shrink so that they're less of a risk to the financial system.
Exporting more U.S. crude around the world would lower the price of gasoline for U.S. drivers and benefit the U.S. economy, according to a new study released Tuesday.
The World Bank announced Tuesday a new aid strategy for Argentina worth up to US$5.3 billion over the next three years aimed at increasing the incomes of the country's poorer families.
Venezuela's central bank has acknowledged what anyone watching the prices on the shelves already knew: The South American country's inflation rate is continuing its upward march.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
A homemade bomb wounded 10 people when it rocked a food court inside a packed Santiago metro station at lunch hour on Monday, with Chile's government calling it a “terrorist act.”
U.S. consumers stepped up their borrowing in July, led by rising auto loans and higher credit card balances.
Amid a potential global shortfall in hazelnut production, Oregon groves are expected to yield about 20 percent less this year.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
U.S. employers added just 142,000 jobs in August, snapping a six-month streak of hiring above 200,000 and posting the smallest gain in eight months.
Online review site Yelp can lower or raise the rating of a business depending on whether it advertises with the company, a federal appeals court ruled in a lawsuit filed by small businesses claiming Yelp used the tactic to try to extort ads from them.