FRANKFURT�-Europe's struggle to prevent ultralow inflation from derailing an already fragile economic recovery grew even more challenging as consumer prices weakened to a five-year low in August.
American consumers have become thriftier, trimming spending as bigger wage gains fail to materialize and using every opportunity to rebuild nest eggs.
The Toronto stock market was little changed Friday as traders played it cautious going into the long Labour Day weekend amid fears of a wider Russian invasion into Ukraine and a big letdown in U.S.
MOSCOW, August 29 (RIA Novosti) - McDonald's said Friday it would briefly close 18 restaurants in Russia in September for planned renovation and upgrades that would take several days.
The rate of U.S. credit card payments at least 90 days overdue fell to 1.16% in the second quarter�the lowest level in at least seven years, credit reporting agency TransUnion said.