[WASHINGTON] The chair of a US congressional panel wrote to Alphabet's Google and to Apple on Friday to ask what, if any, disclosures mobile apps are required to make regarding overseas ties, a...

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US job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November as former striking workers returned to General Motors' payrolls and the healthcare industry stepped up hiring, confirming that the...

CURRENCIES

CHINA'S offshore yuan fell to its weakest since October on Tuesday while the Japanese yen and Swiss franc rallied after US President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China might have to wait...

GLOBAL bond markets steadied from a heavy sell-off on Monday as weak US manufacturing data countered signs of recovery in other major economies, and investors got a reminder of the hurdles to a...

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A RESILIENT American consumer helped the US economy expand more than forecast in the third quarter, assuaging concerns for now of a more pervasive slowdown tied to weakening business investment...

US JOBS growth increased moderately in September, with the unemployment rate dropping to near a 50-year low of 3.5 per cent, which could assuage financial market concerns that the slowing economy...

WALL STREET INSIGHT

US STOCKS rose for the ninth straight week as optimism about a trade deal eclipsed another round of disappointing economic data.

[WASHINGTON] New orders for key US-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in December amid declining demand for machinery and primary metals, pointing to a further slowdown in business spending on...

[WASHINGTON] A measure of US manufacturing cooled in September from a 14-year high as supply bottlenecks and price pressures eased, Institute for Supply Management data showed Monday.

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US RETAIL sales rose more than expected in July as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, suggesting the economy remained strong early in the third quarter.