SHANGHAI - In the latest sign that China is loosening its tight grip over the economy, the government said on Saturday that the value of its currency would now be allowed to fluctuate more widely against the United States dollar.
A cable truck returns to a Time Warner Cable office in San Diego, California A cable truck returns to a Time Warner Cable office in California, Dec. 11, 2013.
Quiznos Corp., the Denver-based toasted-sandwich chain, filed for bankruptcy days after pizzeria company Sbarro LLC sought protection from creditors, as competition among fast-food restaurants grows in a tight market.
U.S. producer prices fell in February, dragged down by falling costs for services and offering little sign of a pickup in inflation pressures.
WASHINGTON, March 14, (Agencies): US consumer sentiment weakened in early March as an unusually harsh winter appeared to dim views on the economy's prospects.