- June US Existing-Home Sales Dip
July 22 2013 10:23 AM
However, the National Association of Realtors says, despite June's results, home prices continue to advance at double-digit rates.
- Glaxo Says Execs May Have Broken Chinese Law
July 22 2013 9:53 AM
Pharmaceutical giant admits that high-level employees in China "appear to have acted outside of our processes and controls."
- SEC Sues Steven Cohen For Failing To Supervise Insider Traders
July 19 2013 2:52 PM
Cohen "received highly suspicious information that should have caused any reasonable hedge fund manager to investigate," the SEC said.
- FIFA Announces Brazil World Cup Ticket Price Range
July 19 2013 1:14 PM
FIFA says about 3 million tickets will be available for domestic and international fans during three sales phases that start Aug. 20.
- Russian Anti-Corruption Activist Alexei Navalny Freed Pending Appeal
July 19 2013 10:16 AM
A judge's decision comes after thousands protested in Moscow's streets and just ahead of a meeting of G-20 finance ministers.
- US Stock Markets Hit Record Intra-Day High
July 18 2013 12:50 PM
Positive economic reports and upbeat corporate earnings sparked a rally, as the central bank's chairman spoke in Washington.
- Moody's Cuts Chicago's Debt Rating To A3
July 18 2013 10:42 AM
Chicago's $36B retirement-fund deficit and its $7.7B in general-obligation bonds forced a cut to an A3 rating/negative outlook.
- US Jobless Claims Plunge To 334,000
July 18 2013 8:45 AM
However, the Labor Department cautions that July's jobless data can be volatile, due to seasonal auto retooling and school shutdowns.
- Emerging Market Air Travel Grows: Report
July 17 2013 4:40 PM
Despite an overall slowdown, travel to emerging markets is contributing the most to the air travel growth rate.
- China: 591 Million People Online
July 17 2013 2:03 PM
Among China's 1.35 billion people, approximately 591 million are Internet users, 464 million of whom are mobile Internet users.
- Judge Gives Green Light For DOJ Suit Vs. S&P
July 17 2013 10:08 AM
A federal judge ruled the Justice Department has made a sufficient case to support its claim that S&P inflated ratings.
- Salaries To Rise Just Slightly In 2014: Mercer Study
July 17 2013 5:42 AM
Despite a strengthening economy, base salaries are only expected to rise by 2.9 percent in 2014, just modestly better than 2013's 2.8 percent.
- South Korea's POSCO Drops $5.3B India Steel Project
July 16 2013 11:19 AM
The world's fifth-largest steel company cites mining rights delays but will continue its $12 billion project elsewhere in India.
- June US Consumer Prices Jump 0.5%
July 16 2013 8:47 AM
However, the core rate, which excludes food and energy, rose just 0.2% - or well within the Federal Reserve's 'comfort zone' for inflation.
- Homeland Security Chief To Become California University System Head
July 12 2013 11:05 AM
Janet Napolitano will be the university system's first female president in its 145-year history, replacing Mark G. Yudof.
- Twitter To Identify Hate-Speech Tweeters To French Authorities
July 12 2013 9:55 AM
The social networking service will provide French prosecutors with data including geo-coordinates where alleged hate speech was posted.
- DJIA And S&P Close At All-Time Highs On Fed's Upbeat Tone
July 11 2013 4:36 PM
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted that the central bank's current quantitative easing policy will not end anytime soon.
- Why Did The Pentagon Spend $34M On Unused Afghanistan Base?
July 11 2013 12:46 PM
The Inspector in Afghanistan is "concerned": The U.S. DOD built a surge base long after the surge, and it remains unused, unoccupied and unwanted.
- US Temp Hiring To Outpace Perm Hiring For Rest Of Year
July 11 2013 10:07 AM
Employers say temp hiring will increase 10 percentage points above last year's level while permanent hiring will remain stagnant.