Asian shares rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve reiterated it would not hike interest rates for a while. The Dow raced to a record high overnight after Fed chair Janet Yellen did not remove language that said interest rates would rise "a ...
(Adds details of legislation, paragraphs 8-11). By David Lawder. WASHINGTON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a stop-gap spending measure that averts an Oct. 1 government shutdown and extends the U.S.
Pedestrians cross the street in Tokyo's famed Ginza district. Mitsuru Obe/The Wall Street Journal. TOKYO—Japan logged its 26th straight trade deficit in August, with the growing adverse effects of the weaker yen on import prices continuing to cast a shadow ...
BEIJING--China's central bank so far has failed to lift the world's second-largest economy out of its doldrums, and that is in part because of businesspeople like Li Jun. Mr. Li runs a fish-farming business in eastern China's Jiangsu province.
Federal agencies have taken legal action to shut down two networks of online payday lenders, saying they made fraudulent loans to unwitting consumers and then used the loans as a pretext to withdraw millions of dollars from their bank accounts.
BOSTON (AP) - Wynn Resorts and Massachusetts gambling regulators on Wednesday finalized a license for a proposed $1.6 billion resort casino across from Boston, but the casino company says it's not yet prepared to campaign against a looming threat: ...
... * U.S. CPI posts first decline in nearly 1-1/2 years. * U.S. TIPS break-even rates sink to lowest in a year. * TIPS still produce positive returns on the year -Barclays (Updates market action after FOMC statement).
So here's the skinny: Pizza Hut's testing a lower-calorie pizza. In fact, the pizza giant is actually testing two so-called "Skinny Slice" pizzas in a total 47 restaurants in two different test markets: Toledo, Ohio and West Palm Beach, Fl.
The company has launched a nationwide campaign to empower women economically. It's called "The Envelope Please." An envelope designated for housekeeper tips will now be found in each room, but the tips are just optional.
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