Stocks rose sharply in afternoon trading after a fourth straight month of solid U.S. job gains, the latest encouraging sign for the economy.
The approval came after Cuba dropped a last-gasp threat to veto the package of measures. "For the first time in our history, the WTO has truly delivered," WTO chief Roberto Azevedo told exhausted ministers after the talks which had dragged into an extra day ...
Today only, you have the chance to pay $50 for the privilege of spending another $400 at Starbucks. But only if you act fast! Almost exactly a year ago, the deal site Gilt launched a curious sale, offering a special stainless steel gift card to Starbucks for $450.
The euro rallied for a fourth week against the greenback, the longest streak since June, as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi refrained from adding to monetary stimulus.
China's national flag and Baidu Inc.'s corporate flag fly outside Baidu's headquarters in Beijing. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg.