TOKYO An index of Asian shares fell on Thursday as the Chinese, Hong Kong and Australian markets slipped, while the dollar scaled its highest level against the yen since 2002 on expectations the U.S.
In this March 27, 2015 file photo, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, in Washington.
The Nasdaq Composite (RIXF) gained 73.84 points, or 1.5%, to 5106.59, the highest ever level, as its heaviest-weighted component, Apple Inc.(AAPL), climbed 1.9%.
Authorities closed California's Manhattan Beach Wednesday after a mysterious tar-like substance washed ashore in the morning. Lifeguards noticed the unidentified petroleum-based substance make its way onto the beach around 10 a.m.
The intense rivalry in the wearables market has spilled over into court with Jawbone accusing rival Fitbit of “systematically plundering” its employees, trade secrets and intellectual property.