Fri, 10 May 2013 23:20:56 GMT
The United States posted its biggest monthly budget surplus in five years in April, the Treasury Department said Friday, adding that revenues are running at a record high so far this year, thanks to higher taxes and an improving economy. The April . .
Fri, 24 May 2013 13:00:19 GMT
MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - The Philippine stock market again closed lower today due to speculation that the United States Federal Reserve will pull back on its economic stimulus programs. . Stocks in the 30-company index were mostly down.Why Stocks Have Risen: Stimulus, Stimulus, and Indefinite-Stimulus, ie .The People's Voiceall 2 news articles .
Fri, 24 May 2013 00:51:26 GMT
Fears that the Fed is about to reduce its stimulus helped send stock, bond and currency prices on a wild ride on Wednesday and Thursday, with Japanese stocks experiencing their worst one-day decline since the 2011 tsunami and United States indexes .Global Stock Markets fall after 7 percent Collapse in Japan's Nikkei indexCenter for Research on GlobalizationHow can Japan's stock slump actually be "a sign of health"?CNN InternationalUS, China factories struggleSolar NewsHartford Business -UPI.comall 576 news articles .
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 11:44:41 GMT
This week, members of the United Nations ("U.N.") Working Group on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations are making an official visit to the United States as part of the Group's mandate to promote the effective implementation of the U.N. Guiding .
Thu, 23 May 2013 12:01:41 GMT
'Loser' No More: Tesla Repays $465 Million US Loan - The fast-growing electric car company has repayed the entire $465 million loan it received from the U.S. Department of Energy, in a vindication for company co-founder Elon Musk, the billionaire mogul and rocket-ship enthusiast. The loan repayment, made .
Fri, 24 May 2013 14:53:00 GMT
Following the distribution of all of the shares of the new News Corporation common stock to the Company's stockholders, the new News Corporation will be an independent, publicly traded company, and News Corporation will retain no ownership interest . .
Fri, 24 May 2013 07:49:11 GMT
It fell as much as 127 points during the first hour of trading. In other U.S. stock trading, the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed down 4.84 points to 1,650.51, or 0.3 percent. The Nasdaq composite fell 3.88 points, or 0.1 percent, to 3,459.42. WORLD . .
Thu, 02 May 2013 06:09:08 GMT
The dollar remained vulnerable, staying near lows against a basket of six major currencies which hit its lowest since late February at 81.331 on Wednesday, after the US Federal Reserve kept its plan to buy $85 billion in bonds each month, as was widely . .
Fri, 24 May 2013 14:49:32 GMT
The outlook for future business is unchanged and slightly positive," he said. European stock markets had slumped on Thursday, with most indices dropping more than 2.0 percent after Tokyo shares plunged owing to weak Chinese data and signs that the US . .
Fri, 24 May 2013 07:24:58 GMT
"This is a step in the right direction," said James Doty, chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, the US regulator for audit firms. NEW YORK: US regulators will get access to Chinese companies' audit documents under a . The . .