Tuesday, June 3, 2014
U.S. manufacturers grew at a slower pace in May as measures of orders and production dipped. Factories also added jobs at a slower pace.
Before billionaire businessman Warren Buffett started auctioning off private lunches to benefit the Glide Foundation, he was skeptical of the San Francisco charity where his first wife was volunteering.
Monday, June 2, 2014
Latin America, the birthplace of cocoa, trails far behind West Africa in terms of production, but an increase in world demand — notably in Asia — could give the region a needed boost.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce made an urgent plea Thursday to relaunch relations between Cuba and the United States.
Friday, May 30, 2014
The U.S. economy was battered even more than first suspected by the harsh winter, actually shrinking from January through March. But economists are confident the contraction was temporary.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Pay for globe-trotting CEOs has soared to new heights, even as most workers remain grounded by paychecks that are barely budging.
The U.S. auto safety regulator said Tuesday that probably more than 13 people died in accidents tied to faulty ignitions on cars made by General Motors.
A struggle for control of the Philadelphia Inquirer ended Tuesday when two members of a feuding consortium prevailed at an auction with an US$88 million bid, the newspaper announced.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods advanced for a third month in April, but much of the strength came from a big surge in demand for military aircraft. Orders in a category that signals business investment plans fell by the largest amount in three months.
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Mexico slashed its 2014 growth forecast from 3.9 percent to 2.7 percent Friday after a weak first-quarter performance linked to new taxes and an economic freeze in the United States.