Russians seeing their buying power at risk with a sinking ruble were snapping up big-ticket items, such as refrigerators in St. Petersburg.
New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday.
Average gas prices nationally have dropped to $2.53 a gallon from $2.89 a month ago and $3.23 a year ago. This suggests that inflation remained subdued in December and may remain modest in the coming months.
FDX announced its 2Q15 financial results with EPS $2.14, up 36% from the same quarter a year earlier although still falling short of the $2.19 forecast by 2.3%.
Tis the season to be merry and stumble home in the wee hours. Usually this means a scramble for the last Tube or a smelly night bus home.