Ukraine's president, Petro Poroshenko, whose country has seen part of its territory annexed by Russia and another part destabilized by pro-Russian separatists, has called on U.S.
WASHINGTON - Strong stock market gains and higher home prices boosted Americans' net worth in the April-June period to a record high, a trend that could encourage more spending.
Banks in Italy and Spain were among the leading borrowers in the European Central Bank's first targeted-loan program, taking more than 45 percent of the 82.6 billion euros ($106.5 billion) to trim funding costs.
WASHINGTON�The number of new applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week to their second-lowest level in 14 years, the latest indication layoffs are trending lower amid generally improving economic conditions.
Ireland's economy is growing at a rapid pace last experienced at the tail-end of the Celtic Tiger boom, government statisticians reported Thursday as economists declared that the country's debt crisis was dead and buried.