The stock market in Tokyo jumped about 5 percent on news of the stimulus boost. Credit Christopher Jue/European Pressphoto Agency.
ALBANY, N.Y. - American International Group Inc. has agreed to pay New York state $35 million to settle claims that two former subsidiaries of the insurance giant solicited business without a license and misled regulators about their operations in the state.
The world's largest coffee chain Starbucks announced that the company will offer delivery of its products at select locations starting second half of next year.
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The drop in fuel prices couldn't have come at a better time for the U.S. economy. Consumer spending unexpectedly dropped 0.2 percent in September, weaker than any economist projected in a Bloomberg survey, after rising 0.5 percent in August, according ...