Photo. Companies heavily exposed to Scotland traded up.Credit Tim Brakemeier/European Pressphoto Agency. LONDON - Financial markets welcomed Scottish voters' rejection of independence on Friday as the pound gained strength and stocks rose in ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's labor department reports the state total of private sector jobs increased by 3,900 in August. State officials say the 0.1 percent gain raises New York's overall job count to a record of 7,605,000.
GSK said a Chinese court had found its subsidiary in the country guilty of bribing nongovernment personnel. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.
LONDON (Reuters) - World markets rallied on Friday as Scotland's decision to stay in the United Kingdom lifted Europe and got investors over the latest in a recent run of tricky global political hurdles.
WASHINGTON - U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the volatile apartment category. But single-family house construction, a larger and more stable portion of the market, fell only modestly.