U.K. economic growth cooled in the third quarter as threats to the recovery from the euro-area slump mounted. Gross domestic product rose 0.7 percent in the three months through September, compared with 0.9 percent in the second quarter, the Office for ...
ew economic forces are more important than commodity prices. When they rise they transfer riches and power from consumers to producers; when they fall, it is as near as anything in economics to a free lunch for consumers.
Ford earned $835 million in the third quarter, down substantially from $1.3 billion a year ago, as sales and profits in North America felt the short-term impact of an aggressive year of product launches.
P&G said in August that it would focus on 70 to 80 of its most profitable consumer brands including Tide detergent and Pampers diapers, while divesting or find ways to exit some 90 to 100 smaller brands.
US stock index futures fell yesterday on news that a 33-year-old doctor named Craig Spencer, who flew from West Africa to New York a week ago, has contracted the Ebola virus.