WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week as the economy's continued improvement tempered dismissals.
The Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest day in three years, soaring more than 400 points as the stock market extended a rally into a second day.
SHANGHAI - China said Friday that the size of its economy in 2013 was about 3.4 percent larger than previously reported, with gross domestic product having reached $9.6trillion, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
Uber Technologies Inc. is limiting service in Portland, Oregon, for three months as it works with local officials on regulations that will let the mobile car-booking application operate legally in the city.
The union representing more than 1,000 workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino on Thursday accused billionaire Carl Icahn of backing out of a deal that would have saved the endangered Atlantic City gambling hall.