- Strikes in Greece as austerity deal proves elusive Updated: Mar-12-14 6:04 am
- Oil drops below $99 on China slowdown jitters Updated: Mar-12-14 5:58 am
- World stock markets down on China worries Updated: Mar-12-14 5:41 am
- Chile's Bachelet sworn in again as president Updated: Mar-11-14 9:08 pm
- California has nearly 870,000 health care sign-ups Updated: Mar-11-14 8:04 pm
- Copper futures slide again; Oil price also lower Updated: Mar-11-14 6:21 pm
- How investors may be getting fooled by buybacks Updated: Mar-11-14 5:50 pm
- US stocks end slightly lower for a second day Updated: Mar-11-14 5:19 pm
- Tiny Luxembourg blocks tax evasion law for EU Updated: Mar-11-14 5:08 pm
- US stocks edge lower; Teen retailers slide Updated: Mar-11-14 4:13 pm
- Grain mostly higher livestock mixed Updated: Mar-11-14 3:45 pm
- Florida editorial roundup Updated: Mar-11-14 3:43 pm
- Puerto Rico sells $3.5B in bonds, sees high demand Updated: Mar-11-14 2:40 pm
- OECD: Growth in advanced economies gains momentum Updated: Mar-11-14 2:28 pm
- Bank of England chief grilled over forex scandal Updated: Mar-11-14 1:04 pm
- Stocks waver in midday trade; Teen retailers slide Updated: Mar-11-14 11:59 am
- Value of European listings hits 10-year average Updated: Mar-11-14 10:04 am
- Stocks waver in early trade; Teen retailers slide Updated: Mar-11-14 9:56 am
- Walker approves hiring collection agency Updated: Mar-11-14 7:26 am
- China may ax interest rate controls within 2 years Updated: Mar-11-14 1:26 am
- Soybeans, copper futures drop on China slowdown Updated: Mar-10-14 4:13 pm
- US stocks slip on signs of weakness in China Updated: Mar-10-14 4:10 pm
- Obama economists: Rosier picture if budget passed Updated: Mar-10-14 1:53 pm
- Last call: The health overhaul's March 31 deadline Updated: Mar-10-14 1:25 pm
- Cyprus central bank chief resigns Updated: Mar-10-14 12:58 pm
ATHENS, Greece - A 24-hour strike by civil servants disrupted public services in Greece Wednesday as the country's government struggled to hammer out a deal on further austerity measures with international creditors.
The price of oil dropped below $99 a barrel Wednesday as the possibility of a deeper economic slowdown in China fed expectations of weaker demand.
MANILA, Philippines - World stock markets sank Wednesday as recent falls in Chinese copper and iron prices added to jitters that the world's No. 2 economy is continuing to slow.
VALPARAISO, Chile - Michelle Bachelet returned to Chile's presidency Tuesday after a four-year break, facing an economic slowdown and student-led protests that have paralyzed the country in recent years and now will likely challenge her promises of profound social changes.
SACRAMENTO, California - Nearly 870,000 Californians have signed up for an insurance policy through the state's health care exchange, the federal government reported Tuesday, as the state intensifies efforts to boost participation and target younger people ahead of the March 31 enrollment deadline.
Copper futures fell again Tuesday, as did crude oil. Wheat and corn rose, while soybean contracts fell slightly.
NEW YORK - If you're puzzled why the U.S. stock market has risen so fast in a slow-growing economy, consider one of its star performers: DirecTV.
Without any big economic news or blowout company earnings to respond to, investors found little to get excited about Tuesday and sent the stock market lower for the second day in a row.
BRUSSELS - European Union finance ministers failed once again Tuesday to agree on a sweeping new policy to fight tax evasion because of resistance from Luxembourg, a tiny country that long has prospered from a secretive banking culture.
Stocks are closing lower as a thin slate of economic news and corporate results left investors unwilling to drive up a market that hit three record highs last week.
CHICAGO - Grain futures were mostly higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico sold $3.5 billion in general obligation bonds on Tuesday in the largest issue of its kind for the U.S. territory, which is struggling to pay off $70 billion in public debt.
PARIS - Economic growth is gaining momentum in the United States, Europe and other advanced countries despite temporary setbacks, a leading international organization said Tuesday.
LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney on Tuesday sought to shield his institution from being dragged further into a global scandal over the alleged manipulation of foreign exchange markets.
Stocks are wavering in midday trading as investors evaluate a thin slate of corporate financial results and news that wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles in January.
LONDON - In another sign that Europe's economy is turning the corner, a leading ratings agency found Tuesday that the value of new stock market listings more than tripled in 2013.
Stocks are little changed in early trading as investors pick over earnings reports from retailers and other U.S. companies.
WALKER, Louisiana - The Walker City Council has agreed to enlist a national debt recovery organization to help officials collect outstanding debts owed to the city.
BEIJING - China is likely to ease controls on interest rates paid on bank savings within two years and will allow wider use of its tightly controlled currency for trade and investment, the central bank governor said Tuesday.
Soybean futures fell sharply Monday following news of a slowdown in Chinese trade.
U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower following disappointing economic news from China and Japan.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's top economists say the nation is on track to make economic progress over the next two years, but say it would do even better if Congress would enact the additional spending he proposed in his most recent budget. A divided Congress in an election year is not likely to heed that call.
Uninsured Americans face an important deadline at the end of this month, and many don't realize it.
NICOSIA, Cyprus - Nearly a year on from an acute financial crisis, Cyprus' central bank governor resigned on Monday, a decision that brings an end to a protracted dispute with the president of the bailed-out country.