Pressure is building for Taiwan's president to step down as chief of the island's China-friendly ruling party after a lost election to the opposition.
China's factory activity continued to lose momentum in November, two surveys showed on Monday, underscoring the challenges manufacturers face amid a cooling economy and prompting talk of further aggressive intervention from the government.
Gold rebounded sharply from the 2 percent losses it posted after Switzerland voted against a proposal to boost its gold reserves
Christmas has come early for Asian economies, in the form of plunging oil prices, which will boost economic activity in the region, say economists.
Japanese shares rose to a seven-year high on the first day of the month, while the rest of Asia's indices declined on oil prices and Chinese data.
if a group of three NFL fans have their way, the Internet will replace all mentions of the Washington Redskins with "less offensive options."
Saathi, a start-up that won Harvard's venture competition this year, empowers rural Indian women by using banana tree fiber to make sanitary pads.
For bond market analysts, the flattening of the yield curve is proving increasingly problematic.
The National Retail Federation estimated that retail sales over the full Thanksgiving weekend will show a decline of 11.3 percent from a year earlier.
At least five new movies from Sony Pictures are being devoured online in the wake of the hack attack that hobbled the studio earlier in the week.
With much of the U.S. experiencing a cold front and snow already falling, resorts are getting a head start on ski season.
China's President Xi Jinping ratcheted down Beijing's heated rhetoric and called on the government to expand its foreign agenda through cooperation.
Swiss voters rejected proposals that would have forced the central bank to buy huge amounts of gold and imposed strict curbs on immigration.
Second amendment lovers sent gun sales surging on Black Friday, with a report saying the FBI processed a record number of requests.
Macy's is cautiously optimistic about the possibility of a bullish holiday shopping season, CEO Terry Lundgren said in an interview.
Producing a movie about the world's most recognizable scholar was certainly no easy feat, especially in a world obsessed with super hero films.
Travelers may find themselves sifting through air perk changes that may either keep them on board—or make them jump ship.
Look for another record year of wine sales in the U.S., thanks to the needs of consumers who have to entertain during the holidays.
Internet sales were up 20.6 percent on Black Friday compared to 2013, making it "the biggest shopping day in U.S. history," Custora said Saturday.
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