Category: Money

Dollar Climbs Emerging Markets Under Pressure

NEW YORK – Stocks fell in major markets around the world on Tuesday, and emerging markets currencies lost ground while the dollar rose as investors braced for an...

Us Apple Farmers Afraid They Will Be Hurt By Us-china Trade Battle

NEW YORK/HONG KONG/BEIJING – Apple farmers across the U.S. Northwest fear they will be the next victims of a U.S.-China trade war that left cherry growers in the...

Facebook Twitter Face Us Congress Over Politics And The Internet

WASHINGTON – Top Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc executives will defend their companies before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday, with Facebook insisting it takes election...

Wall Street Ends Lower On Lingering Trade Worries

NEW YORK – U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as trade concerns lingered and declines in Facebook and Nike shares weighed on Wall Street’s major indexes, though...

Amazon Berkshire Jpmorgans Healthcare Venture Names Coo

– The newly formed healthcare venture of Amazon.com Inc, Berkshire Hathaway Inc and JPMorgan Chase & Co on Tuesday hired Jack Stoddard as chief operating...

Kaepernick Ads Spark Boycott Call But Nike Seen Benefiting

– Protesters burned their Nike shoes, investors sold shares and some consumers demanded a boycott after the footwear and apparel maker launched an advertising...

Oil Steady Ahead Of Storm Gordon Weighed By Dollar Cushing Build

NEW YORK – Oil prices were little changed on Tuesday, as energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast braced for a hurricane, but gains were capped as a stronger...

Facebook Nike Drag Wall Street Lower Data Limits Losses

NEW YORK – Declines in Facebook and Nike shares weighed on the S&P 500 and the Dow on Tuesday, although data showing U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated...

Us Factory Activity Hits 14-year High Supply Constraints Rising

WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated to more than a 14-year high in August, boosted by a surge in new orders, but increasing bottlenecks in the...

Ing Penalty Puts Europes Money Laundering Controls On The Spot

AMSTERDAM/FRANKFURT – When Dutch prosecutors trawled through ING’s books they found a “women’s underwear trader” had been able to launder...