TOKYO Asian shares slipped on Friday as mounting concerns about the health of European banks further threatened a global economic outlook already under strain from falling oil prices and slowdown in China and other emerging markets.
When IRobot unveiled its Roomba vacuum cleaner robot in 2002, people went crazy for the dinner plate on wheels that zoomed across carpets sucking up dust and dirt.
SINGAPORE Crude oil prices jumped more than 5 percent on Friday after comments by an OPEC energy minister sparked hopes of a coordinated production cut, yet analysts said such a move remained unlikely and that oversupply would persist.
LONDON - The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local): 5:15 p.m.. European stocks have closed sharply lower amid the turmoil that is engulfing financial markets.
More than 70 percent of people in North American and Europe believe men and women are already being paid equally for equal work. By Bamzi Banchiri, Staff February 11, 2016.