Bitcoin, created as an alternative to official currencies, has been embraced by some individuals as a way to pay for meals and other goods using smartphone applications.
... Print. * Dow, S&P end 5-day losing streak and 8-week winning streak. * Payrolls top expectations; unemployment hits 5-yr low.
Americans boosted their borrowing in October, led by another big increase in auto and student loans and the biggest rise in credit card debt in five months.
A federal judge on Friday rejected a last-ditch effort by consumers and travel agents to stop American Airlines and US Airways from merging next week, which they fear would drive prices up and service down and make planes more crowded.
PACHUCA, Mexico - Federal police blocked access Friday to a central Mexico hospital where six people were reportedly admitted with a possibly lethal dose of radiation.