Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 7th - 12:34pm
Latin America's economy is expected to enter recession this year for the first time since the end of the global financial crisis as China's slowdown drives lower demand for the region's commodities, threatening to undo recent progress in reducing poverty, the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Wednesday called on the Cuban government to let private enterprise thrive on the communist-ruled island and to grant its citizens greater access to the Internet.
Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Posted Oct 7th - 11:51am
An early rally in stock prices lost steam by Wednesday afternoon following as crude oil prices gave up much of their gains. Yum Brands plunged after cutting its profit forecast for the year, citing weakness in China.
Michael R. Blood and Judy Lin, Associated Press | Posted Oct 7th - 1:27pm
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an ambitious bill on Wednesday that aims to combat climate change by increasing the state's use of renewable electricity to 50 percent and making existing buildings twice as energy-efficient by 2030.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Oct 7th - 12:11pm
Streaming music company Pandora said Wednesday it is buying ticket seller Ticketfly for $450 million in a deal the two see changing the way fans find new music and learn about concerts, and artists plan their tours.