Saturday, February 14, 2015
For the U.S. auto industry, 2014 was the year of the recall.
A wave of deals in the online travel industry has increasingly put some familiar names under two corporate umbrellas: Expedia and Priceline.
It's another “troika” bound up in Greece's debt drama, with their own set of torments. The three Greek reporters assigned to the International Monetary Fund in Washington are supposed to cover dispassionately what the Fund says.
On the eve of the 2008 financial crisis, a U.S. hedge fund chief bet US$1 million that his complex, high-cost strategies could beat the plodding approach of investment guru Warren Buffett.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Cheaper, better robots will replace human workers in the world's factories at a faster pace over the next decade, pushing labor costs down 16 percent, a report Tuesday said.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
U.S. employers added a vigorous 257,000 jobs in January, and wages jumped by the most in six years — evidence that the job market is accelerating closer to full health.
Sen. John McCain, who seems to revel in the occasional lonely crusade, is now taking on America's maritime industry and the longstanding law barring foreign-built ships from transporting goods within the United States.
Friday, February 6, 2015
The U.S. trade deficit in December jumped to the highest level in more than two years as American exports fell and imports climbed to a record level.
Embattled Brazilian oil company Petrobras said Wednesday the company's chief executive officer and five other top figures stepped down amid a long-running and massive kickback scandal at the firm.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Automakers reported Tuesday large gains in January U.S. sales as the improving economy and low fuel prices kept demand high for larger vehicles.