China's industrial profits fell the most in two years last month, the latest data to show a deepening slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy as pressure grows on the nation's central bank to ease monetary conditions.
... * Finance minister expects GDP drop of 4 pct in 2015. * Recalculates budget based on $60/barrel oil. * Central bank to lend over $2 bln to bailed-out Trust bank.
The US dollar is set to strengthen against all 31 major currencies for the first time since 1989. - AFP picNEW YORK, Dec 27 - The dollar hasn't had this good a year since the Berlin Wall fell, Taylor Swift was born and the World Wide Web was conceived.
Christmas shopping typically begins in July for Maria Lopez-Medina. Her strategy is to start with children's gifts, so by the time Thanksgiving comes around, the Seeley resident can then focus on the adults' presents.
Amazon.com Inc said it drew more than 10 million new members to its Prime shipping and digital content service over the holidays and intends to offer one-hour shipping to more cities in 2015.