TOKYO (AP) — Closing two days of around the clock negotiations, U.S. officials said Friday that they reached a breakthrough with Japan to move forward a stalled regional trade pact even though gaps remain that could still upend a final agreement.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturers have grown more competitive over the past decade compared with factories in China, Brazil and most of the world's other major economies.
BEIJING (AP) — Sina.com says it has temporarily closed its literature site after the Chinese web giant was alleged to be hosting pornography.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Friday after solid earnings for Apple and Caterpillar and better U.S. durable goods orders.
NEW YORK (AP) — Companies are finally starting to spend some of the cash they've been sitting on, and that could mean a stronger economy and more jobs are on the way.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation's top telecoms regulator is proposing to allow a pay-for-priority fast lane on the Internet for movies, music and other services to get to people's homes.
TOKYO (AP) — Honda's profit for the fiscal fourth quarter zoomed to more than double the previous year's as the benefits of a weak yen added to strong sales.
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed mostly higher Thursday, helped by positive earnings out of several large U.S. companies including Apple and construction equipment maker Caterpillar.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Standard & Poor's credit agency on Friday cut Russia's credit rating for the first time in more than five years, citing the capital flight and risk to investment in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.