FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, a chef walks in the headquarter campus of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province.
(New throughout, changes dateline from previous SYDNEY/TOKYO). * Dollar soars across the board after Fed raises rate projections. * Market puts aside pledge to keep rates low for 'considerable time'.
Capitol_Building The House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution by a 319-108 bipartisan vote Wednesday to fund the federal government through Dec. 16, Reuters reported Wednesday.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Pier 1 Imports Inc. (PIR) on Wednesday reported net income of $9.2 million in its fiscal second quarter. The company, based in Fort Worth, Texas, said it had profit of 10 cents per share.
... * G20 finance ministers and cenbankers meet in Cairns Sept 20-21. * Backdrop challenging amid heightened geopolitical tensions.