TOKYO--The latest price data from Japan shows the nation's efforts to reach a 2% inflation target appear to have hit a stumbling block.
General Motors squeezed out a small profit in the first three months of 2014 after setting aside $1.3 billion to cover the cost of recalls that followed a deadly ignition-switch defect linked to 13 deaths, the company reported Thursday.
Microsoft shares are up about 8% since company veteran Satya Nadella took over as CEO in early February. Photo: Reuters. Seattle: Microsoft Corp.
According to J�rgen Stark, a former board member of the European Central Bank (ECB), it is not just �misguided� but �irresponsible� to be warning about the threat of deflation in Europe.
The highly-volatile transportation sector often skews these results higher, including in March. Nondefense aircraft orders rose 8.6 percent for the month, boosting overall transportation orders by 4.0 percent.