Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods. Shoppers will have plenty of sales to choose from as other retailers offer promotions to try to take a share of the spending.
Shares were lower in Asia on Monday after China reported its economy grew at a lackluster 6.7 percent annual rate in the last quarter. Geopolitical and trade tensions were weighing on sentiment despite gains last week on Wall Street.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | PostedJul 15th - 10:29pm
A U.S. lobbying firm sought to recruit the ambassadors of France, Germany and several other countries to demonstrate international support for severing Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska's control of Rusal, the aluminum manufacturing giant sanctioned by Washington.
Shares edged lower in Asia early Monday after China reported lackluster growth data in line with expectations. Geopolitical and trade tensions were weighing on sentiment despite gains last week on Wall Street.
David Pitt, Associated Press | PostedJul 15th - 5:57pm
Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years.