Slowing mobile phone sales in China look to be complicating plans by Xiaomi to nearly double sales this year, as the upstart handset maker released disappointing numbers for the first half of the year.
May 18, 2015: Irrigation pipes hang along a dried irrigation canal on a field farmed by Gino Celli near Stockton, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File).
Facing intense pressure, a fast-growing category of Silicon Valley companies is slowly changing its tune about the benefits of freelance workers.
Electrolux AB shares fell the most since 2011 after the U.S. government sued to block the Swedish company taking over General Electric Co.
The US manufacturing sector expanded in June with ISM manufacturing index showing a reading of 53.5, the highest in five months. Last month reading was 52.8; Current month print is more than what market was expecting.