People are silhouetted as they look at light-emitting diode (LED) illuminations ahead of Christmas in Tokyo on Dec. 5, 2013. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg.
Baidu Inc., China's biggest search engine, stopped accepting Bitcoins after the nation's central bank barred financial institutions from handling transactions, triggering a drop in the virtual currency.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a new five-year strategic plan to improve safety for elderly drivers and passengers.
LONDON (MarketWatch) - European stock markets mostly rose on Monday, keying off gains seen overnight in Asia where better-than-expected Chinese export data signaled stronger demand from the global economy and sent the region's markets higher.
FRANKFURT--Germany's trade surplus was lower than expected in October, as imports sharply rose from September, outpacing a modest increase in exports, data from the federal statistics office showed Monday.