| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:52 AM
WASHINGTON -- Consumers opened their wallets less last month as their income growth slowed, the government said Friday, raising doubts about a significant pickup in the economic recovery in the second half of the year.
Consumer spending rose 0.1% in...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:51 AM
WASHINGTON -- Consumers' optimism about the economy unexpectedly dropped this month after hitting a six-year high in July as worries increased about government efforts to boost the economy, according to survey results released Friday by the University...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 11:47 AM
In one of the largest deals in global corporate history, Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to pay $130 billion to buy Vodafone Group’s 45% stake in Verizon Wireless and take full control of the nation’s top wireless carrier.
In an era of...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:37 AM
WASHINGTON -- Growth picked up in the second quarter in the U.S., Europe and other major advanced economies but has slowed in China and other key emerging nations, which will lead to sluggish global output, the Organization for Economic Development and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Growth in the key manufacturing sector unexpectedly picked up last month from an already strong pace as factories saw a surge in new orders, the Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday.
The group's purchasing managers' index, which is...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:58 AM
CAIRO – An Egyptian court has sentenced a farmer to six months in jail for dressing up his donkey last year to depict then-army chief Gen. Abdel Fattah Sisi, who left his military post last week to run for the presidency.
Omar Aboul Magd, 31,...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:10 AM
After the coffee. Before the green beer.
The Skinny: Happy St. Patrick's Day! That was quite an earthquake, L.A. folks. Anyone who read my box-office projector column this week saw everything turn out as expected. Just kidding! Some people thought "Need...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:03 AM
Facebook está en conversaciones para comprar el fabricante de aviones no tripulados o 'drones' Titan Aerospace por 60 millones de dólares, según medios.
Los aviones no tripulados otorgarían a Facebook, la red social en Internet número uno del mundo,...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 3:20 PM
| Jul 21, 2011
What with all the walking and texting, dining and texting, and talking and texting that goes on, it's no wonder that communication sometimes breaks down. Throw in auto correct, and you're guaranteed some jaw-dropping mishaps. That's probably why the blog....
| Oct 24, 2011
A news conference is scheduled Tuesday to announce that Formula One plans a street race in June 2013 in the Weehawken and West New York areas of New Jersey along the west side of the Hudson River, according to reports....