Applications for unemployment benefits rose to 282,000 last week, higher than economists expected, but lower on average for the 23rd week in a row, a sign typical of a strengthening labor market.
OTTAWA—Canada's trade deficit narrowed in July, beating expectations and bolstering hopes the economy is improving after a weak first half of the year.
PARIS The piece of wing found on the shore of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean has been formally identified as part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the Paris prosecutor said on Thursday.
The U.S. Federal Reserve will need to raise interest rates soon if the dollar is to push much higher, according to a Reuters poll of foreign exchange strategists.
Verizon Communications Inc.'s AOL Inc. agreed to buy ad technology company Millennial Media Inc. for about $250 million, giving it another tool as it mounts a challenge to Google Inc. in mobile advertising.