Friday 03:10 GMT. Asian markets were mixed, after strong US retail sales data and news that the House of Representatives passed the budget bill, increasing the likelihood of the Federal Reserve pulling back its stimulus programme.
CEO of Hilton Worldwide Christopher Nassetta, center, poses in a Hilton robe after his company's IPO began trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - While bass-heavy music pounds, an actor impersonating President Barack Obama dances, mugs for the camera and raps about the health care overhaul, "So tell a friend or a random guy, I've got a game-changer right here that saves ...
New York - US stocks Thursday closed lower after a surprisingly good retail sales report boosted speculation that the US Federal Reserve could soon scale back its stimulus program.
NEW YORK - Former Bernard Madoff finance chief Frank DiPascali Thursday denied he implicated five co-workers in his boss' massive Ponzi scheme in a bid to win a lighter prison sentence.