By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOYOTA, Japan (AP) - Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda assured shareholders Friday that Japan's top automaker had recovered from last year's disasters even as power shortages continue to dog the country.
By DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Britain's government and the Bank of England on Thursday outlined a series of emergency measures designed to kick-start lending by banks and to protect the country's economy from the worsening debt crisis in the eurozone
By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - Europe's on-again, off-again progress in tackling its debt problems has kept U.S. investors on edge for the better part of two-and-a-half years. It seems like this ride should be over by now, but it isn't. Risks
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - President Barack Obama said November's election will give voters the chance to break a stalemate about America's direction, declaring Thursday in a campaign speech in battleground Ohio that he and Republican Mitt Romney
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Average rates on fixed mortgages rose this week, the first increase in seven weeks. But mortgage rates remain near historic lows, boosting prospects for home sales this year.
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, suggesting hiring remains sluggish.
The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly unemployment benefit applications rose 6,000 to a seasonally
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A report that major central banks would be ready to pump money into the financial system after the Greek elections this weekend gave the stock market a late push higher.
The Reuters report said major central
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday as investors waded back into riskier assets amid hopes that central banks in the U.S. and elsewhere were gearing up for action to help their beleaguered economies.
By JULIE PACE and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - President Barack Obama cast his re-election race against Republican Mitt Romney as the economic choice of a lifetime on Thursday, seeking to stir undecided voters and asking the nation to buy into his vision for
By JIM KUHNHENN and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In growing numbers, once-confident Democrats now say President Barack Obama could lose the November election.
The hand-wringing reflects real worries among Democrats about Obama's ability to