SINGAPORE Oil prices fell almost 1.5 percent on Friday, as investors turned cautious ahead of U.S. jobs data that is expected to play into the Federal Reserve's decision on the timing of any U.S.
A Chicago-based entrepreneur who sought $20,000 through crowd-funding website Kickstarter to create a multipurpose travel jacket got more than he anticipated: $9.17 million more, to be exact.
PARIS—A top French prosecutor confirmed on Thursday the airplane debris that recently washed ashore on the French island of Reunion came from the Malaysia Airlines' missing Boeing BA 0.95 % 777.
Irish aircraft leasing firm Avolon Holdings said it agreed to be acquired for about $2.5bn (€2.3bn) by Bohai Leasing, a unit of Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA Group.
WASHINGTON - The trade deficit in the United States fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy despite concerns about a global growth slowdown.