ABU DHABI�Gulf oil officials on Sunday defended OPEC's decision last month to keep its production ceiling intact, blaming producers outside of the group for the glut of oil on the market that has depressed prices.
The National Retail Federation found that only about half of shoppers had finished shopping as of Dec. 10. That means tens of millions will be ticking those final items off their lists in the coming days.
NEW YORK - Less than a week before Christmas, office supply retailer Staples warned that cybercriminals stole personal data from 1.2 million customers' credit cards.
Extending biggest gains for a third session on Friday, the US stocks closed the wild week with a rally that was fuelled by high expectations for the monetary policy to remain easy among major central banks for the anticipated future.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Deaths and injuries at the nation's coal mines have been declining since a West Virginia underground mining disaster killed 29 workers less than five years ago.