Reading the Federal Reserve's new Beige Book, one thing jumps out of the 65 pages of mostly beige prose: The word "strong" is showing up a lot, and in places where it counts most.
Stolen radioactive material that was reported missing in Mexico early Wednesday has been recovered and there's no risk to the surrounding population, a Mexican official said.
Online food delivery service Dashed has added the delivery of Christmas trees to customers in three U.S. cities, the company said this week.
Moody's Investors Service increased Spain's credit rating outlook to stable from negative amid evidence of a sustained economic rebalancing and improving growth prospects.
Carl Icahn has dropped his demand for Apple to return an extra $150bn of its cash pile to investors, after finding little support among fellow shareholders in the iPhone maker.