By DIDI TANGAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - In a China awash with fake iPhones, pirated DVDs and knockoff Louis Vuitton bags, rice trader Lin Chunping took fakery to a whole new level: He invented a U.S. bank and claimed he bought it.
By KATY DAIGLEAssociated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) - What is a sip of clean water worth? Is there economic value in the shade of a tree? And how much would you pay for a breath of fresh air?
Putting a price on a natural bounty long taken for granted as free may
By The Associated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A look at key dates in Greece's financial and political crisis.
Oct. 18, 2009 - George Papandreou's new Socialist government reveals that the budget deficit is set to rise to at least 12 percent of gross
By NICHOLAS PAPHITISAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek banking officials say that depositors unnerved by political instability and talk of a potential exit from the euro are continuing to pull out their savings from local lenders, but not at a pace that would
By BRIAN BAKST and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Separated at rival conferences by 1,000 miles and a world of political ideology, liberal and conservative activists are finding themselves united by a deep disappointment with the nation's economy
By ALEX VEIGAAP Real Estate Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The parent company of Realogy Corp., which operates franchise real estate brokerage brands such as Century 21 and Coldwell Banker, plans an initial public offering of stock that looks to raise as much as $1 billion
By Janet Fowler
After nearly 40 years, the battle of the burger giants has recently taken a turn. Wendy's has overtaken Burger King for second place in the war of the burger giants -- a title that Burger King has held since 1972. Technomic Inc. released the 2011 sales figures for the