Federal Reserve officials are closer to winding down their controversial $85 billion-a-month bond-purchase program, possibly as early as December, in the wake of Friday's encouraging jobs report.
In Bali the 159 member World Trade Organisation has announced a new trade agreement, one which enlarges the rules on global trade and, it is hoped, will help tilt those rules towards the interests of poorer countries.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Party like it's 2007 because Friday's November jobs report reintroduced the once-proud concept that market action doesn't have to depend on the Federal Reserve.
Some consumers are crying foul after Gilt, the luxury retailer working with Starbucks on the promotion, accidentally posted - then quickly un-posted - the $450, ultra-limited edition Starbucks Metal card on its site one day before it was supposed to go on sale.
Bitcoin's value took a tumble this week after the People's Bank of China issued an official statement about its stance on the digital coin, knocking the cryptocurrency's value down into the $800s after lofty $1200 highs.