Americans boosted their borrowing in October, led by another big increase in auto and student loans and the biggest rise in credit card debt in five months.
Stocks rose sharply in afternoon trading after a fourth straight month of solid U.S. job gains, the latest encouraging sign for the economy.
The approval came after Cuba dropped a last-gasp threat to veto the package of measures. "For the first time in our history, the WTO has truly delivered," WTO chief Roberto Azevedo told exhausted ministers after the talks which had dragged into an extra day ...
The euro rallied for a fourth week against the greenback, the longest streak since June, as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi refrained from adding to monetary stimulus.
China's national flag and Baidu Inc.'s corporate flag fly outside Baidu's headquarters in Beijing. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg.