Saturday, November 8, 2014
The U.S. government on Thursday announced its first bitcoin securities fraud case, accusing a Texas man of engineering a Ponzi scheme by getting people to turn over their bitcoins in return for promises of high interest rates and the ................
Friday, November 7, 2014
Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that the job market should continue to improve.
U.S. workers' productivity increased in the July-September period at a slower pace than in the previous quarter while labor costs accelerated but still remained at an extremely low level.
The number of people living in extreme poverty in Brazil rose slightly last year after a decade of strong progress on the issue, a government-run research body said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
The U.S. trade deficit rose in September, as a broader global economic weakness caused exports to fall.
Mexico's government — keen to forge closer ties to Beijing — picked a Chinese-led consortium Monday to build the first bullet train in Latin America after the group was the only bidder.
Monday, November 3, 2014
The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it: The gas station sign, with a price of US$2-something a gallon.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
U.S. consumers cut spending in September for the first time in eight months, as incomes grew at the slowest pace this year. The figures underscore nagging economic soft spots that are expected to ease in the coming months.
Friday, October 31, 2014
The U.S. economy grew at a solid annual rate of 3.5 percent in the July-September quarter, propelled by solid gains in business investment, export sales and the biggest jump in military spending in five years.
The U.S. Federal Reserve cited an improving economy Wednesday as it ended its landmark bond-buying program and pointed to gains in the job market -- a key condition for an eventual interest rate hike.