Lewiston native and Army Sergeant Cody Ensley remains in a Texas hospital, finally back in the U.S. and recovering from injuries sustained when an IED exploded in Afghanistan on November 13th.
Sgt. Ensley was serving in his third tour of duty since enlisting in 2008, according to his friends. Now
By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - The final month of a stellar year for stocks began with a thud.
All three major indexes closed lower Monday, the first day of trading in December. Investors sold shares on signs that American shoppers - that seemingly inexhaustible fuel of global
LONDON (AP) - Lloyds Banking Group PLC has named Norman Blackwell to the role of chairman, succeeding Winfried Bischoff when he retires next year.
The bank said in a statement Monday that Blackwell, who has been a non-executive director, will succeed Bischoff as chairman beginning in April.
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil drifted up to around $93 a barrel as China's manufacturing growth held steady at a modest pace in November.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for January delivery was up 36 cents at $93.08 a barrel in electronic trading on the
By The Associated Press
LONDON (AP) - Global stock markets dipped on Monday as investors awaited the release of U.S. data for clearer signs about when the Federal Reserve will cut its monetary stimulus.
Trading volumes were low after a long weekend in the U.S. and ahead of year-end holidays
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
HONG KONG (AP) - Chinese manufacturing barely expanded in November, growing at about the same rate as the previous month, two surveys showed in further evidence that the world's No. 2 economy is undergoing a sluggish recovery.
HSBC's purchasing managers
BEIJING (AP) - Growth of Chinese manufacturing barely expanded in November and stayed at the same rate as in the previous month, indicating a continual sluggish recovery, the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing said Sunday.
It said the group's purchasing managers' index remained at
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Markets Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market fizzled Friday at the end of a holiday-shortened trading day, but still logged its longest streak of weekly gains in a decade.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index ended down one point, or 0.1 percent, to 1,805.81. The Dow Jones
By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Welcome news on inflation and unemployment on Friday will ease pressure on the European Central Bank to act again next week to shore up the 17-country eurozone economy. But they do little to ease longer-term worries over the recovery.
Eurostat, the EU'
By PAN PYLASAP Business Writer
LONDON (AP) - Financial markets were subdued Friday as investors digested a run of economic figures in Europe and awaited clues on the strength of U.S. consumer spending on the first day of the Christmas shopping season.
In Europe, the focus was on inflation and