WASHINGTON (AP) - Creative industries led by Hollywood account for about $504 billion, or at least 3.2 percent of U.S. goods and services, the government said in its first official measure of how the arts and culture affect the economy.
Bitcoin, the digital money created as an alternative to currencies controlled by nations and banks, is finding that its wider adoption depends on both as governments in China and the U.S.
Markets are poised to bounce back from a string of losses Friday as investors wait for a monthly jobs report that could determine when the Federal Reserve starts reducing its support for the economy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The D.C. police department says part of the Key Bridge is closed because of police activity. Police say outbound lanes leading from Washington to Virginia remain shut Friday morning, but inbound lanes have reopened.
German industrial orders dropped unexpectedly sharply in October, according to data released Friday, but the central bank raised its growth forecast for the country's economy on healthy domestic demand fueled by low unemployment.