Consumer borrowing rose in October by the most in five months as credit-card use picked up and Americans took out more loans for car purchases and education.
Stocks rose sharply in afternoon trading after a fourth straight month of solid U.S. job gains, the latest encouraging sign for the economy.
The approval came after Cuba dropped a last-gasp threat to veto the package of measures. "For the first time in our history, the WTO has truly delivered," WTO chief Roberto Azevedo told exhausted ministers after the talks which had dragged into an extra day ...
The euro rallied for a fourth week against the greenback, the longest streak since June, as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi refrained from adding to monetary stimulus.
Bitcoin, the virtual money former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan called �a bubble,� was accepted as payment in the purchase of a Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) Model S electric car at a California Lamborghini dealership.