Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:01:29 GMT
Stocks Extend Worst Month Since 2012 on Fed, China
U.S. stocks joined a renewed selloff in global equities while commodities from oil to metals tumbled on fresh concern China's efforts to prop up its markets will fail and Federal Reserve officials signaled they're prepared to raise interest rates. The ...
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:48:45 GMT
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Economists had expected the reading to come in at -3.8, slightly better than July's -4.6 reading but still indicating a decline in activity in the region. August's worse-than-expected decline reflects both a deterioration in current business output and ...
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:45:48 GMT
Chinese Build U.S. Factories, Bring Tensions Along With Jobs
Chinese remember with mixed emotions the invasion of foreign business three decades ago, when assurances on both sides often went unmet, and note the irony and parallels now that roles are reversed. Observers add that while Chinese companies are ...
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:28:31 GMT
Berkshire Wagers That Americans Are Still Thirsty for Gasoline
“As oil prices have dropped, it's obvious to people in the business that refiner stocks are your best bet,” Carl Larry, head of oil and natural gas for Frost & Sullivan LP, said by phone from Houston. “When people say the oil industry is failing ...
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:27:59 GMT
Pro tip: Find business phone numbers faster in Android Lollipop
Say you're in a hurry to phone a local business to either order a pizza, find out their hours, reserve a table... or whatever reason you might need quick access to that business's front desk. In the old days of Android KitKat, you'd have to do a search ...
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:26:15 GMT
If you're feeling bullish after last week's stock market rebound, look at ...
On Monday, it looked like the world was ending, with the Dow Jones industrial average plunging more than 1,000 points and closing down nearly 600. Tuesday saw more carnage. By midweek, however, stocks were ripping higher again. And by Friday, they ...
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:10:00 GMT
Kim Kardashian Posts Drug Side Effects After FDA Warning
On Sunday night, while the rest of the entertainment world was focused on the MTV Video Music Awards, Kim Kardashian West took to social media for another reason: to belatedly acknowledge the side effects of a controversial morning-sickness drug she ...