Consumer borrowing rose in October by the most in five months as credit-card use picked up and Americans took out more loans for car purchases and education.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Friday after a stronger-than-expected payrolls report gave traders confidence that the economy could be healthy enough to withstand a scaling back of the Federal Reserve's stimulus.
I don't care what anyone tells you--while plenty were expecting a Nonfarm Payroll report over 200,000, but almost no one predicted the markets would react this way.
Bitcoin, the virtual money former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has called �a bubble,� was accepted as payment in the recent purchase of a Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA:US) Model S electric car at a California dealership.
SHANGHAI�Shanghai's air pollution went off the charts on Friday as a thick gray smog shrouded its famously luminous skyline, in the latest high-profile episode highlighting China's pervasive environmental woes.