posted: 03/28/2015 1:56 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. resistance to a Chinese-led Asian regional bank has left it isolated among its Asian and European allies and given some heft to China's frequent complaints that Washington wants to contain its rise as a world power.
posted: 03/28/2015 1:54 a.m.
NEW DELHI -- As Indian companies rush to meet a deadline to appoint women to their boards, some high-earning business owners have a solution that meets the letter if not the intention of the law: appointing their wives.
posted: 03/27/2015 1:47 a.m.
Volatility has entered the international oil market as escalating fighting in Yemen fuels concern about Middle East crude supplies.
posted: 03/27/2015 1:46 a.m.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A pair of nearly 5-inch black satin heels with a large, gold alligator that serves as the front strap retails for almost $1,600 at the first Saks Fifth Avenue store to open in Puerto Rico, where nearly half the population lives in poverty.
posted: 03/26/2015 2:18 a.m.
Lifting oil sanctions on Iran will likely hit global markets long before the nation starts pumping more crude.
posted: 03/26/2015 2:15 a.m.
Car-Mart opens its 139th dealership America’s Car-Mart Inc. opened its 139th dealership, its fifth for the fiscal year, according to a Wednesday news release.
posted: 03/25/2015 2:27 a.m.
The British pound is getting caught between the dollar's surge and the euro's slump, and its swings are shaking things up for businesses just as uncertainty grows over a potentially tight general election.
posted: 03/25/2015 2:18 a.m.
The remaining four major coal-fired power plants supplying Beijing will be shut down next year in a move to reduce pollution that averaged more than twice China's national standard last year.
posted: 03/25/2015 2:17 a.m.
Telephone company to get $25M loan Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative is one of three small rural telephone companies that will receive federal loans to upgrade copper-line-based systems to fiber-optics that will enable them to improve broadband communication services.
posted: 03/24/2015 1:53 a.m.
BERLIN -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought Monday to reboot an increasingly sour relationship, saying they are looking for ways to help Greece reach a deal with creditors that will keep it from falling out of the euro.
posted: 03/24/2015 1:48 a.m.
Ford expands in China with 4th plant
posted: 03/23/2015 2:11 a.m.
TORONTO -- Marc Shewchun's aim in life was to land that slick corner office in a downtown Toronto skyscraper. Today, he works in a red-brick walk-up with quirky plumbing and worn wooden floors.
posted: 03/21/2015 2:23 a.m.
SAN QUINTIN, Mexico -- Veronica Zaragoza grew up in Baja California's coastal fields, picking berries and tomatoes and watching an industry being transformed.
posted: 03/21/2015 2:21 a.m.
BERLIN -- Lufthansa canceled hundreds more flights Friday as pilots at Germany's largest airline went on strike for the third-consecutive day and announced they would continue the walk-out over the weekend.
posted: 03/19/2015 2:14 a.m.
General Motors Co. said it will retrench in Russia, stopping sales of its mainstream Opel brand and most Chevrolet models in a market where auto sales are plummeting as political turmoil prevails.