By The Associated Press
FACTORY GAINS: Copper, platinum, palladium and silver rose after U.S. factory orders improved slightly in May. The report raised hopes that demand may strengthen.
MORE AID?: Commodity prices increased broadly on expectations that central
By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
Prices for industrial metals surged Tuesday after U.S. factory orders improved slightly in May, raising hopes for stronger demand in the months ahead.
Other commodity prices also rose because of investor expectations that
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - TITLE: "Believes."
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AIRING: Colorado, Florida, Iowa, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia, all key battleground states.
By ALEX VEIGAAP Business Writer
To tip or not to tip?
It's probably not the first concern on travelers' minds when they set out on an international vacation, yet it's an issue that presents itself early and often.
Taking a cab to
NEW YORK (AP) - Activision is bringing its popular "Call of Duty" series to China as a free online game.
Activision Blizzard Inc. said Tuesday that it will publish the game through a partnership with Tencent Holdings Ltd., a Chinese online game company. There is
By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Renewed tensions between Iran and the West pushed oil its highest level in more than a month.
Iran is again threatening to block a critical Persian Gulf shipping route in response to a European embargo of Iranian
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Companies placed more orders with U.S. factories in May from April, demanding more computers, machinery and other equipment that signal investment plans.
The increase is a welcome sign after two months
By MANSUR MIROVALEVAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - In a visit that left Japan seething, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev traveled Tuesday to a disputed Pacific island and pledged to boost financing for four impoverished islands whose ownership has been disputed by Tokyo
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus began talks Tuesday with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund to gauge how much bailout money it may need to prop up banks weighed down by their huge exposure to Greek debt
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
Boeing is predicting that the world's airlines will buy 34,000 new airplanes over the next 20 years, driven by strong growth in China, India, and other emerging markets.
Boeing predicted that $4.5 trillion worth of planes