In June 2009, a small group of academics sent an envoy to a Washington, D.C., think tank to pitch their vision for a research office to help the nation avoid the next financia ..
The International Monetary Fund predicts the U.S. economy would expand at a faster pace next year, given positive economic data and some signs of compromise in Congress, the h ..
The massive data breach disclosed by retailer Target Corp last week is likely to teach its U.S. customers a painful lesson in payment card security and build support for an an ..
Workers voted to end a strike over pay at Total's (FP.PA) Donges refinery in western France on Sunday, the oil company said, though industrial action continued at three o ..
ROME/MILAN (Reuters) - Italy must keep its public accounts in check and stay on its planned path to lower debt as its economy shows signs of emerging from recession, European ..
Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Edgar Bronfman, the chairman of the Seagram Company and long-serving president of the World Jewish Congress, died at his New York ho ..
From early December, the Finnish city of Oulu is trapped in darkness for all but a few murky midday hours, a darkness some feared might be matched by its economic prospects af ..
An obscure melon once cultivated by Buddhist monks in China to sweeten tea could give the $8 billion U.S. diet soda industry a shot at winning back consumers concerned about a ..
Unionized workers at Boeing Co (BA) who resoundingly rejected a proposed contract last month will get a chance to vote on the company's latest offer, the union's nat ..
At least 2 million shoppers who used bank debit cards at Target Corp (TGT) stores during its recent data breach are facing lower limits on how much cash they can take out of t ..