Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during a plenary session of parliament at the lower house in Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 15 2013.
WASHINGTON - The federal government closed the books on the taxpayer bailout of General Motors Co., selling the remaining shares in the nation's largest automaker and taking an expected $10.5-billion loss.
LONDON (Reuters) - The euro hit a fresh five-year high on the yen and a six-week peak against the dollar on Tuesday as expectations for further near-term stimulus from the European Central Bank faded.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A surging stock market and a steady recovery in home prices drove Americans' wealth to a record last summer.
U.K. industrial production rose for a second month in October, a sign that the economic recovery maintained momentum at the start of the fourth quarter.