Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Two senior U.S. senators called on embattled Japanese auto parts maker Takata on Monday to furnish them with 14 years of extensive records and data on the company's faulty airbags.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
A U.S. judge signed off Friday on Apple's US$450 million legal deal to compensate consumers harmed by an illegal price-fixing conspiracy for electronic books.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The U.S. Federal Reserve announced Thursday that it was reviewing its bank examination operations amid accusations that its regulators are too cozy with the banks they oversee.
Friday, November 21, 2014
U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in October as a fourth straight decline in gasoline costs helped to keep inflation at bay.
Federal Reserve policymakers saw a potential threat to US growth from the global slowdown and a possible decrease in inflation in their last meeting, according to the minutes published Wednesday.
Three big Wall Street banks that have owned commodities such as aluminum exposed themselves to risk and in some cases manipulated prices in a way that raised costs for consumers, a Senate investigation has found.
One out of every 10 new vehicles sold in the U.S. last year was purchased in California. So it's no wonder automakers save some of their most important introductions for the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Construction of new homes fell slightly in October after a big surge in the previous month, but the weakness was largely driven by the volatile apartment sector.
Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities trimmed their holdings slightly in September after hitting a record in the previous month.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Inflation picked up in October due to higher prices that U.S. companies received for new model cars, beef, pork, pharmaceuticals and electric power.