WASHINGTON New orders for U.S. factory goods rebounded strongly in June on robust demand for transportation equipment and other goods, a hopeful sign for the struggling manufacturing sector.
The Athens Stock Exchange is now down less than 2.2 per cent today, after falling 4.5 per cent at the open, writes Joel lewin. Better still, today a whole handful of shares have risen.
WASHINGTON Aug 4 Government-controlled mortgage finance firm Freddie Mac on Tuesday said big gains in its loan guarantee business and its investment portfolio will allow it to cut a check to the U.S.
BEIJING—Alibaba has a new global salesman. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. BABA 0.42 % said Tuesday it appointed Michael Evans, a former top Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive, as president effective immediately.
Sprint Corp. S 6.14 % continued to add mainstream customers in the June quarter as its cancellation rate hit a record low, while the struggling wireless provider's loss was smaller than Wall Street expected.