By By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Another month, another record unemployment rate for the economy of the 17 European Union countries that use the euro.
Figures released Friday by Eurostat, the EU's statistics office, showed that the recession in the eurozone pushed unemployment
BERLIN (AP) - Retail sales in Germany have dropped further than expected in October, raising fears that domestic spending might not offset the country's declining exports to other European nations.
The Federal Statistical Office reported Friday that retail sales declined 2.8 percent in October
By By JULHAS ALAMAssociated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Hundreds of garment workers protested Friday outside a Bangladeshi factory where 112 people were killed by a fire, demanding compensation for their lost salaries, while relatives of those who did not survive gathered nearby, hoping
By By GEIR MOULSONAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - German lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a deal aimed at trimming Greece's debt load and keeping the country financially afloat but the country's finance minister insisted it would be irresponsible to raise hopes of more radical debt
By By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - American consumers have shown about as much appetite for the $1 coin as kids do their spinach. They may not know what's best for them either. Congressional auditors say doing away with dollar bills entirely and replacing them with dollar
BERLIN (AP) - German lawmakers are sending legislation on possible copyright restrictions on Internet search engines, commonly called the "Google Tax," to an expert committee for further review.
The levy, being pushed by publishers, would require search engines to pay each time they link to media
By By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
HATFIELD, Pa. (AP) - President Barack Obama argued Friday that allowing taxes to rise for the middle class would amount to a "lump of coal" for Christmas, while Republican House Speaker John Boehner declared that negotiations to surmount a looming fiscal cliff
AMSTERDAM (AP) - United Parcel Service Inc. says it has offered the European Union's regulatory watchdog some concessions in its proposed €5.16 million ($6.8 billion) takeover of TNT Express NV.
UPS said the remedies involve the small package delivery sector and "comprise the sale of business
By By ERIKA KINETZAP Business Writer
MUMBAI, India (AP) - India's economic growth slid to 5.3 percent in the September quarter, stuck at its lowest levels in three years as New Delhi struggles to enact reforms to kick start Asia's third-largest economy.
The number released Friday by the
By By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil fluctuated near $88 a barrel on Friday amid uncertainty about progress in U.S. budget talks meant to avoid automatic tax increases and budget cuts.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark crude for January delivery was down 27 cents to $87.80