By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - They may make an odd couple, but discounter Target and luxury merchant Neiman Marcus are jointly offering a limited collection spanning from fashion to sporting goods for the winter holidays.
More than 50 products from 24 designers,
NEW YORK (AP) - The economy and uncertain political climate are taking a toll on small business owners' optimism, making them hesitant to expand.
The National Federation of Independent Business said its index of small business owners' sentiment fell 3 points in June to 91.4 after edging
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greeks have been returning the savings they took out of the country's banks during the political uncertainty in the past two months, the country's central bank governor said Tuesday as he urged the country's new government to work on boosting confidence in the
By PAN PYLAS
FARNBOROUGH, England (AP) - Boeing Co. and archrival Airbus were caught in a fierce dogfight for orders at the Farnborough Airshow on Tuesday, with both aircraft manufacturers unveiling multi-billion deals - crucial at a time of global economic unease.
Boeing was a big winner for the
BERLIN (AP) - An anti-corruption watchdog says a new survey of corporations shows mining, oil and gas sector firms rank among the best at disclosing information on revenue, taxes and community contributions while financial companies tend to be the worst.
The findings came in a report on 105 of the
LONDON (AP) - Factory output in the United Kingdom rose by 1.2 percent in May compared to April, beating the market consensus of a 0.9 percent gain.
The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that the increase was driven by a 3.7 percent gain in output of transport equipment and a 2.2 percent
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's parliament has ratified an agreement to join the World Trade Organization.
The State Duma on Tuesday voted 238-208-1 to pass the bill.
Russia is the largest economy outside the global trade organization. It has spent 18 years trying to negotiate its entry into the body.
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
Oil slipped further below $86 a barrel Tuesday after weak Chinese trade figures suggested the economic slowdown in the world's second-largest crude consumer is deepening and the government in Norway ordered the end of a labor strike in the oil sector.
By TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
AMSTERDAM (AP) - European markets gave back some of their earlier gains Tuesday with U.S. stocks mixed as enthusiasm about prospects for resolving Spain's banking crisis faded - and the euro again plumbed year lows against the dollar.
Britain's FTSE 100
By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The elderly and other vulnerable homeowners are losing their homes because they owe as little as a few hundred dollars in back taxes, according to a report from a consumer group.
Outdated state laws allow big banks and other