Tokyo: Asian stocks fell on Thursday, taking the lead from losses on Wall Street, while a rise in euro zone debt yields amid a global bond rout kept the euro hovering at a two-month peak versus the dollar.
This Feb. 28, 2012 photo, shows a Wendy's restaurant at night in Brunswick, Maine. Wendy's announced plans today to sell 640 of its company-owned restaurants in the United States and Canada.
RIYADH (Reuters) - The jump in oil prices has been supported by stronger-than-expected demand growth and a slowdown in crude supply, and is likely to continue into the second half of this year, a senior Gulf OPEC delegate said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, said Wednesday that stock prices were �quite high,� stronger language than she had used previously.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday delivered a spirited defense of his controversial proposals to shore up California's water system, which is straining under years of drought and population growth.