The U.S. economy grew at a healthy 4.1% annual rate in the third quarter, revised figures showed Friday, boosting hopes that the recovery is shifting into higher gear after years of sluggishness.
His health care plan facing a dicey transition, President Barack Obama said Friday that insurance sign-ups are surging now that the government's website is working better for consumers.
(Adds details). By Euan Rocha, Alastair Sharp and Allison Martell. TORONTO Dec 20 (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it was entering a handset production deal that lowers the risk it will have to take more massive writedowns on unsold smartphones, ...
Stocks jumped Friday after word that the economy is growing at an unexpectedly robust rate. In afternoon trading, the Dow Jones industrial average is up 0.6%, the S&P 500 index is 0.7% higher and and Nasdaq composite is soaring 1.1%.
NEW YORK (AP) - Some stores are ending the holiday shopping season the same way they began it - with round-the-clock, marathon shopping hours.