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| China's November Exports Surprisingly Strong, as Imports Grow Modestly Wall Street Journal |
In November, China's trade surplus rose to $33.8 billion from $31.1 billion the month before. Exports staged a rebound, rising 12.7% from November last year, well ahead of October's 5.6% growth. That is a positive sign for the global economy as well as China ...
| Fed's Plan to Taper Stimulus Effort Is Not Expected Until Next Year New York Times |
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials are in no hurry to retreat from their bond-buying campaign to stimulate the economy and are likely to postpone any cuts to the program until next year, according to public statements by Fed officials and interviews ...
| Metro-North Installs Automatic Breaking System Near Derailment Site Wall Street Journal |
The lead car in the Metro-North train derailment is pulled from the marsh in the Bronx on Dec. 2. Reuters. The National Transportation Safety Board has said it is leaning toward operator error and speeding as the likely cause of the crash, which led to the first ...
| Japan Posts Slower Growth, Surprise Current-Account Deficit (2) Businessweek |
People are silhouetted as they look at light-emitting diode (LED) illuminations ahead of Christmas in Tokyo on Dec. 5, 2013. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg. Japan's third-quarter growth slowed more than initially estimated and the nation posted a ...
| Asian shares advance on China trade, falling yen Reuters |
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Most Asian share markets moved higher on Monday, energized by a potent cocktail of upbeat Chinese trade data, a weaker yen and a firm finish on Wall Street. Both the dollar and the euro extended their gains on the yen, with the single ...
| China's Haier Electronics hit 14 year high on Alibaba logistics deal Reuters |
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese appliance maker Haier Electronics Group Co Ltd agreed to team with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to further develop its logistics business, in a move that sent Haier Electronic's stock to a 14-year high. The joint venture ...
| Japan Revises 3Q Economic Growth Lower to 1.1 Pct ABC News |
Japan has revised its economic growth estimate for the last quarter downward after finding that capital investment slowed more than expected in July-September. The government said Monday that the world's third-largest economy grew an annualized 1.1 ...
| China inflation slows on lower food prices Financial Times |
Chinese inflation slowed in November, giving the government more room to push ahead with its slate of financial reforms. The consumer price index rose 3 per cent year-on-year, down from its 3.2 per cent pace in October and comfortably below the official 3.5 ...
| Gay Partner Benefits Growing at Fortune 500 Firms ABC News |
Corporate support for gay and transgender rights is reaching workers in new corners of the country and economy six months after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, according to a new report card from the nation's largest ...
| Can plants replace eggs? SanFran startup thinks so USA TODAY |
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco's tech-heavy South of Market neighborhood, but it isn't like most of its neighbors that develop software, websites and mobile-phone apps. Its mission is to find plant ...
| Man falls asleep on flight making connection in Houston; wakes up in dark ... abc13.com |
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A man was flying from Louisiana and had a layover in Houston when he says he fell asleep on the plane and was locked inside. Related Content. Story: Woman says she fell asleep, woke up alone on plane in Philly · More: Free ABC13 ...
| Supreme Court weighs issue of cross-state air pollution USA TODAY |
BELTSVILLE, Md. — Inside an unmarked trailer at the end of an unmarked dirt road about 15 miles north of the nation's capital, a high-tech radar monitor beeps every 10 minutes in an effort to find out who is polluting Maryland's air. Aided at times by weather ...
| Mobile tech to drive faster global advertising growth The Australian Financial Review |
ZenithOptimedia said spending on advertising was expected to rise by 3.6 per cent this year, an upward revision from its September forecast of 3.5 per cent.. Photo: Glenn Hunt. Growth in global advertising spending will accelerate to 5.8 per cent a year by ...
| My Sitdown With Madoff Wall Street Journal |
"I will be pleased to have you visit," read the email that landed in my inbox this spring. It was signed, "Bernard Madoff." That exchange led to a two-hour meeting in May with the most notorious fraudster on Wall Street, during which Mr. Madoff pointed fingers at ...
| Feds making new rules for senior drivers The Journal News / Lohud.com |
Sandy Wiseman is reflected in the rearview mirror in Schaumburg, Ill. Jerry Wiseman and his wife, Sandy, took refresher driving classes to help them stay safe behind the wheel for many more years. More older drivers are on the road / Charles Rex Arbogast ...
| Obamacare leaves NJ small employers scrambling around high premiums, hard ... The Star-Ledger - NJ.com |
Kim Greene warned her small-business clients that 2014 would be ugly. But not like this. At the start of last month, renewal notices for health plans that take effect in January began arriving at her insurance brokerage, Name Benefits in Hillsborough. And as ...
| Banks brace ahead of vote on Volcker Rule New York Post |
U.S. Senators listen as Janet Yellen (not pictured) testifies at her U.S. Senate Banking Committee confirmation hearing on Nov.14. Photo: Reuters/Jason Reed. On Tuesday, banking will change forever. Regulators from five different agencies have come to ...
| Business travelers hope airline merger will enhance service Fort Worth Star Telegram |
DFW AIRPORT — Nate Asplund, who flies to Mexico regularly for his job at BNSF Railway, hopes the American Airlines-US Airways merger signals a return to the glory days of business travel for the Fort Worth-based carrier. But others worry that creating the ...
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