The Brazilian real is poised to suffer its biggest one day drop in more than three years on Friday as the fallout from the corruption scandal at Petrobras threatens to hit the wider economy.
In recent years, McDonald's has struggled to stay relevant and profitable as consumer tastes have changed and �fundamental shifts� have occurred in the restaurant business.
China's economy got off to a weak start in 2015 with disappointing manufacturing- and service-sector readings, renewing calls for the government to introduce more measures to spur growth in the months ahead.
Life comes with only two certainties: Death and taxes. When those two issues cross in some capacity, you can count on life becoming more complicated.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of 2014, but a burst in consumer spending and the prospect of continued low energy prices are bolstering confidence that growth will strengthen this year.