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Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 03:16
WASHINGTON - The economy is recovering, the White House is dealing with multiple controversies, and President Barack Obama appears generally unaffected either way.
Several recent polls show the presi
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 02:52
BEIJING, China - Computer maker Lenovo Group said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 90 per cent as sales of smartphones and mobile computing technology expanded.
Lenovo said it earned $127 mi
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 00:59
BANGKOK - Asian stock markets slid Thursday, pulled down by a contraction in China's manufacturing that adds to signs that the shaky recovery in the world's No. 2 economy is slowing.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 00:32
TOKYO - Yields on 10-year Japanese government bonds have briefly topped 1 per cent for the first time in a year, unnerving some investors at a time when Japan is aggressively trying to lower interest
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 00:11
DHAKA, Bangladesh - A government investigation found poor-quality construction materials and building code violations were among the "series of irregularities" that caused the collapse of a building h
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 00:04
Global economic growth is projected to gain slow momentum for the rest of the year, a United Nations economic forecast said Thursday.
The U.N.'s Development Policy and Analysis Division released a mi
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 00:00
OTTAWA - A new analysis from the Royal Bank (TX:RY) finds home ownership in Canada remains largely affordable, even if there are signs of mild financial stress among indebted families.
The RBC says i
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 23:49
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Gov't probe faults construction materials, code violations for Bangladesh building collapse.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 22:47
BEIJING, China - A survey shows China's manufacturing contracted this month, adding to signs a fragile economic recovery is slowing.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 21:29
SYDNEY - Ford says it is closing its two Australian auto plants and ending production in the country in 2016 amid soaring manufacturing costs and plummeting sales.
Ford Australia President Bob Grazia