NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Wall Street took executives at Starbucks (SBUX) to task for slowing U.S. same-store sales growth in the third quarter and a weaker earnings outlook than the company shared three months ago.
With most pension funds investing a large proportion of their assets in debt, Japan's government pension fund has turned the other way and slashed its debt holdings and moved further into local and foreign stocks in a bold move into riskier allocations.
Military spending helped boost the GDP in the third quarter. Above, a group of U.S. military personnel bound for Liberia earlier this month.
Sony's PlayStation 4 has the lead among the newest generation of game consoles as the holiday shopping season approaches. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Friday it would collaborate with International Business Machines Corp (IBM) on a new cloud software business for corporate customers, a marked departure for one of the dominant forces in China's consumer ...