China's central bank has stepped up efforts to restore stability to the nation's currency and economy, with Governor Zhou Xiaochuan breaking his long silence to say there's no basis for continued yuan depreciation.
0214_india_modi India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the inauguration ceremony of the 'Make In India' week in Mumbai, India, February 13.
WASHINGTON - U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices.
... * Equities index soars 18.3 percent in past four weeks. * Auto sector leads, pharma and engineering also strong. * Risks include banking debt, delay to economic reforms.
This is my least-favorite time of the year. Not only is it still cold up north, I have to spend hours preparing my taxes. And this is before my tax guy can even start his job!