SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares came under pressure on Thursday as a disappointing survey on Chinese manufacturing stoked concerns about the regional giant and overshadowed better news from Japan.
WASHINGTON: Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide Financial has cost it tens of billions of dollars over the past six years.
Executives sounded upbeat about a strong start to the back-to-school shopping season Wednesday as they discussed the retailer's latest quarterly results.
The dollar rose to the strongest level since September versus the euro as traders increased bets the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates next year.
By Nathan Bomey Detroit Free Press (MCT) - Car buyers are borrowing at a record pace to purchase new vehicles, as the total amount of outstanding auto loan balances rose 12 percent in the second quarter, according to a new report.