Tokyo: Asian shares shed gains on Thursday as the Chinese, Hong Kong and Australian markets slipped, while the dollar scaled a 13-year peak against the yen as it rallied on expectations the U.S.
Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson again rebuffed criticism Wednesday that the company was not doing enough to cut carbon emissions, arguing that current climate models were not yet strong enough to justify a drastic shift away from fossil fuels.
The Nasdaq Composite (RIXF) gained 73.84 points, or 1.5%, to 5106.59, the highest ever level, as its heaviest-weighted component, Apple Inc.(AAPL), climbed 1.9%.
Wearables are having a moment, and Fitbit is taking advantage of that and is on its way to an IPO this year, but first it has something else it has to contend with: a lawsuit.
MANHATTAN BEACH - A two-mile stretch of shoreline in Manhattan Beach was closed Wednesday when an unidentified tar-like substance began washing ashore.