Asian shares rose to the highest level in almost three weeks, buoyed by share gains in the U.S. and new bank rules in China that will help spur lending.
Oil advanced for the first time in three days amid speculation that an escalating conflict in Libya will help ease a global supply surplus that's driven crude into a bear market.
Japan's $29 billion fiscal stimulus includes spending vouchers and coupons for consumers, welfare checks for low-income families with small children and heating-oil subsidies.
Get ready for a disastrous year for U.S. government bonds. That's the message forecasters on Wall Street are sending. With Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen poised to raise interest rates in 2015 for the first time in almost a decade, prognosticators are ...
Sept. 24, 2013: In this file photo taken near Fresno, Calif., farmworkers pick paper trays of dried raisins off the ground and heap them onto a trailer in the final step of raisin harvest.