WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell and hit a fresh three-month low last week, suggesting a strengthening in labor market conditions.
... �. * Euro looks to test $1.40 resistance level. * Ukraine, China slowdown and copper rout sap risk appetite. * Russian shares slide to lowest in over 4 years.
NEW YORK - Amazon is raising the price of its popular Prime membership to $99 per year, an increase of $20. It's the first price increase since the online retailer introduced its Prime membership program in 2005.
Rep. Bob Goodlatte, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, made his comments at a committee hearing that debated different ways to make the sales tax playing field fairer for traditional storefronts without burdening Internet-only retailers.
As a senior World Bank official in Washington from 1997 to 2010, Graeme Wheeler saw how the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis unleashed a global financial meltdown.