NEW YORK (AP) - The dollar fell against the euro Monday on signs that U.S. manufacturing is growing and the housing market is slowly improving.
Riskier currencies such as the euro tend to rise when investors think economic conditions are getting better.
Manufacturing grew in September for the first
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - A six-week Internet crowdfunding effort has raised $1.3 million to restore a New York laboratory once used by visionary scientist Nikola Tesla.
The rival of Thomas Edison imagined a world of free electricity and conducted experiments in the
By DIAA HADID and EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem accused some U.N. Security Council members Monday of supporting "terrorism" in a speech colored by conspiratorial undertones that clearly aimed at the United States and its allies
NEW YORK (AP) - Business is looking a little brighter at smaller companies. A survey released Monday shows that they borrowed more money during August - a sign that business owners are becoming more confident about the economy.
The survey by PayNet, a research firm that tracks loans to small
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The two Dutch political parties hoping to form the country's next coalition government have agreed to scrap two unpopular austerity measures.
Caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte told reporters Modnay that he and Labor Party leader Diederik Samson have decided to
By FRANK JORDANSAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - Switzerland's efforts to safeguard what remains of its banking secrecy came under fire Monday from the man who hopes to unseat Chancellor Angela Merkel in next year's German elections.
Peer Steinbrueck has long been critical of a proposed
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
U.S. stocks mostly rose on Monday as growth in manufacturing provided more evidence that the economy may be picking up, or at least not getting any worse.
The gains came after news that U.S. manufacturing grew in September for the first time in four months.
NEW YORK (AP) - Business is looking a little brighter at smaller companies. A survey shows that they borrowed more money during August - a sign that business owners are becoming more confident about the economy.
The survey released Monday by PayNet, a research firm that tracks loans to small
HELSINKI (AP) - Nokia says it will make its maps and location services available to customers of Oracle Corp. with a built-in link created by the U.S software maker.
Nokia Corp. says the service aimed at corporate clients will provide maps of some 200 countries, integrating its location platform
By PATRICK WALTERSAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two years after it began phasing out incandescent bulbs, Swedish retailer Ikea announced Monday it is taking another step and planning to sell only energy-efficient LED lighting by 2016.
Ikea believes the shift to the longer-lasting bulbs