By The Associated Press
A government auction of $35 billion in two-year notes drew weak demand from investors Tuesday, a sign that their thirst for safe investments might be sated for now.
The Treasury Department auctioned the notes to yield 0.313 percent. That
LONDON (AP) - Britain borrowed 17.9 billion pounds ($27.9 billion) in May, official figures showed Tuesday - a much higher figure than the market expected and likely to raise questions about whether the government can achieve its full-year target.
GENEVA (AP) - Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG has announced plans to cut 1,000 jobs in the United States by closing a research and development site in New Jersey.
The Basel, Switzerland-based company says its closure of the site in Nutley, N.J., is "expected to
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey and Azerbaijan have signed an agreement to build a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Europe through Turkey.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after the signing ceremony Tuesday that the project is key for Europe to
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. government has sued Wyndham Worldwide Corp. over allegations that it failed to protect consumers' credit card data.
The Federal Trade Commission says the hotel company suffered three data breaches from 2008 through 2010 that
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Qatar Telecom says it is seeking approval to buy the remaining stake of Kuwaiti telecom operator Wataniya that it does not already own.
The Qatari company said Tuesday it has submitted its request to Kuwaiti regulators, who have
By DONNA BRYSONAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The century-old African National Congress, which led the victory over apartheid 18 years ago and has governed South Africa since, must root out corruption and return to the values of its past, President Jacob Zuma said Tuesday
By PAUL WISEMANAP Economics Writer
BRUSSELS (AP) - When they meet Thursday and Friday in Brussels, leaders of the 27 countries in the European Union will face a daunting task: Find a solution to a debt crisis that's spread misery across Europe, raised doubts about the euro
By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of gasoline has dropped to a five-month low, giving drivers some relief ahead of the July 4 holiday.
The national average fell to around $3.40 per gallon on Tuesday. South Carolina, at $2.987, has the
By DINA CAPPIELLOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the first-ever regulations aimed at reducing the gases blamed for global warming, handing down perhaps the most significant decision on the issue since a 2007 Supreme Court ruling that