Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Japan's lock on Consumer Reports' vehicle reliability rankings is starting to ease.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
U.S. factories barely boosted their output in September, adding to other signs that the economy was slowing even before the government shutdown began on Oct. 1.
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Monday, October 28, 2013
The New York Stock Exchange on Saturday did a test run of Twitter's highly anticipated market debut, as it seeks to avoid the types of problems that plagued Facebook's initial public offering on rival Nasdaq.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
U.S. consumer confidence fell in October as concern grew that the partial government shutdown and political fight over the nation's borrowing limit would slow growth.
Mexico's state oil giant Pemex Friday posted a massive US$3 billion third quarter loss, citing lower export volumes, falling fuel prices and a negative foreign exchange amid a controversial push for energy reform.
Saturday, October 26, 2013
A jump in demand for commercial airplanes boosted orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods last month. But orders for most other goods fell as businesses cut spending, a possible sign of concern about the partial government shutdown that began Oct. 1.
The Federal Reserve on Thursday proposed that big banks keep enough cash, government bonds and other high-quality assets on hand to survive during a severe downturn on par with the 2008 financial crisis.
Friday, October 25, 2013
The U.S. trade deficit widened only slightly in August, dragged lower by a modest decline in exports. U.S. farmers sold fewer agricultural products overseas, offsetting the best month of sales for American-made cars on record.
Crowdfunding could become a hot new source of venture capital under new U.S. rules proposed Wednesday to allow companies to make private share placements to micro-investors via the Internet.