By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's economy enjoyed a stronger than expected recovery last quarter, growing at a 3.5 percent annual pace as the government stepped up public works spending and eased credit to encourage investment.
The data for January to March showed the
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lawyers for JPMorgan Chase & Co. are asking financial news and data company Bloomberg LP to turn over any records it has of reporters looking up the log-in and usage data of JPMorgan employees.
A formal letter was sent this week, a person
NEW YORK (AP) - Cisco's net income jumped 14 percent in the latest quarter as revenue at all four of its divisions rose for the first time in a year and a half.
Cisco earned $2.5 billion, or 46 cents per share, in its fiscal third quarter, which ended April 27. That's up from $2.2 billion,
By SARA BURNETTAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Politics has long been a family business in Illinois, a place where who you know - and who you're related to - matters more than most. But the family drama shaping up around the next governor's race adds a new layer of intrigue in a
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market is closing higher after shaking off a morning slump.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 60 points to close at 15,275 Wednesday, a gain of 0.4 percent.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose eight points to 1,658, or 0.5 percent. Both the Dow and S&P are
By ESAM MOHAMEDAssociated Press
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Protesters and disgruntled job seekers forced the closure of an eastern Libyan oil terminal on Wednesday for the second time in six months, disrupting exports, said an oil ministry official.
Deputy Oil and Gas Minister Omar al-Shakmak said
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver a statement at 6 p.m. regarding the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for special review.
The president will make his remarks after discussing the IRS matter with Treasury
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A scowling Donald Trump raised his voice on the witness stand Wednesday while an attorney grilled him and then rolled his eyes at the "Apprentice" star's answers, leading a federal judge to scold both men in open court and order them to behave.
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Technology Writers
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google Inc. unveiled a streaming music service called All Access that blends songs users have already uploaded to their online libraries with millions of other tracks for a $10 monthly fee.
The service puts the Internet
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's sixth annual conference for software developers opened Wednesday with a chance for the company to showcase its latest services. Announcements included new features for online games, maps and search, a new music-streaming