Finance & Economics

China manufacturing hubs see less profits

Rising manufacturing costs and weak external demand for China-made goods have dented the profits of industrial hubs in southeast China.

Have Economists Got It Wrong About The U.S.? (Part 2)

Here are some experts on why economists got it wrong, and whether there are reasons for optimism — or pessimism — today.

Employed But Not Paid, Some Greeks Voice Protest

ALTER's newsroom no longer operates as part of the strike. Instead, the unpaid staff is broadcasting messages...

Have Economists Got It Wrong About The U.S.? (Part 1)

Workers build a Jeep Compass at the Chrysler assembly plant in Belvidere, Ill. Friday's employment...

Black CEOs comprise just 1% of leaders of largest companies in US

African -American CEOs account for a mere one percent of the chiefs of the 500 largest companies in the US, a new study has revealed.

Houses need to be built for half billion Indians within 10 years

Over 500 million Indians will need new homes in almost a decade, close to the needs of China, North America and Western Europe put together, as the government and urban local bodies focus more on construction than long-term operation and maintenance,...

Wen tells Merkel China may help in eurozone bailout

China, the holder of one of the world's largest foreign exchange reserves, has indicated it may get "more deeply involved" in resolving the European Union debt crisis.

US' declining January unemployment rate may favour Obama's re-election chances

The latest job report, which pegs US unemployment at 8.3 percent may be a turning point for President Barack Obama ahead of the 2012 White House race.

EU regulators ask Google to delay new privacy policy rollout

European regulators have asked Internet search giant Google to delay the rollout of its new privacy policy, scheduled for March 1.

Sour Economy Has Nevada Looking For New Jackpot

The Goldstrike mine, just outside of Elko, Nev.