CHINA denied on Friday that it had offered a package to slash the US trade deficit by up to US$200 billion, hours after it dropped an anti-dumping probe into US sorghum imports in a conciliatory...

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COLD weather and strong mining activity combined with a solid showing by manufacturing firms to drive a jump in US industrial production in April, the Federal Reserve reported on Wednesday.

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US retail sales rose for a second month in April in broad fashion as bigger after-tax pay cheques helped compensate for rising fuel costs, signalling consumer demand was off to a good start this...

<p/> [NEW YORK] The benchmark Dow index opened lower for the first time in nine sessions on Tuesday, posting its biggest drop in two weeks, as inflation fears returned to the market.

<p/> [WASHINGTON] US retail sales increased moderately in April as rising gasoline prices weighed on discretionary spending, but consumer spending appeared on track to accelerate after slowing...