Market analysts say the decision from Wal-Mart to increase 500,000 employees' wages in April is going to have a ripple effect on many industries and states.
Warren Buffett once wrote to shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. that if he, his partner Charles Munger and his deputy Ajit Jain were ever on a sinking boat and only one of them could be saved, �Swim to Ajit.
BEIJING--An official gauge of China's manufacturing sector edged up in February but remained in contractionary territory for a second month in a row, official data showed.
The US Congress is so bitterly divided that funding for the country's homeland security agency could be suspended this week, but a handful of lawmakers from both parties agree on one thing: China is undermining democracy in Hong Kong.
TOKYO (AP) - Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday as a weekend interest rate cut by the Chinese central bank lifted sentiment following the release of lackluster U.S.