By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Now hiring in Detroit: Scads of software developers and programmers.
General Motors is moving past layoffs and the Motor City's rusty, low-tech image. It's setting out on its own to develop software and invent the most advanced gizmos for your
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stock futures dipped Monday as economists grow increasingly pessimistic about the outlook for Asia, as well as expectations for a leaden performance from major U.S. corporations as the earnings season kicks off.
Dow Jones industrial futures gave up 42 points to 13,494. The
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMANAP Business Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and American Express are rolling out a prepaid card that they say offers unique services designed to help shoppers manage and control their everyday finances.
The two companies said Monday that
By TOM MURPHYAP Business Writer
UnitedHealth Group Inc. will spend about $4.9 billion to buy a majority stake in Brazilian health benefits and care provider Amil Participacoes SA, as the largest U.S. health insurer leaps into an international market it says is primed for growth.
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
HONG KONG (AP) - Chinese and international auction houses are encroaching on each other's territory in Hong Kong and Beijing for the first time as they step up the battle for the Asian art market.
China Guardian Auctions Co., the country's second biggest
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The National Bank of Abu Dhabi launched its commercial banking operations in Malaysia on Monday, and will also debut in Shanghai this week as part of its expansion in Asia.
Senior General Manager for international banking, Qamhar Ali Al Mulla, said the United Arab
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - YouTube is extending its original programming initiative into Europe, with at least 60 new video channels from media companies including Britain's BBC, London-based FreemantleMedia and the Netherlands' Endemol.
The Google Inc.-owned video
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - American companies should avoid sourcing network equipment from China's two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee warned Monday.
The panel said in a
BERLIN (AP) - Exports from Germany, Europe's biggest economy, rose unexpectedly in August compared with the previous month but industrial production was a bit lower, official data showed Monday.
Germany is seeing slower growth this year following two years of robust increases in output, and
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stocks markets shrugged off yet another dismal prediction about global economic growth to mostly post solid gains Wednesday.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 1.2 percent to 21,076.82 and South Korea's Kospi rose 0.4 percent to 1,990.