Shares of Microsoft rose after the company reported another blockbuster quarter, giving it a market valuation of over $800 billion. Fred Katayama reports.
President Donald Trump said he was ready to impose tariffs on all $500 billion of imported goods from China, sending the U.S. stock market and dollar retreating. Fred Katayama reports.
North Korea’s economy contracted at the sharpest rate in two decades in 2017 South Korea’s central bank says, in a clear sign international sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes have hit growth hard. Grace Lee reports.
North Korea’s economy contracted at the sharpest rate in two decades in 2017, South Korea’s central bank says, in a clear sign international sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes have hit growth hard. Grace Lee reports.
Award-winning recording artist Common visits a New York City school as an ambassador for the Adopt-A-Classroom initiative on Thursday. The program provides money to school teachers to buy classroom supplies. (July 19)
President Trump says nearly two dozen companies are signing his pledge to provide job training and apprenticeship programs as a way to boost the U.S. economy. He says the nation needs "people with training" to fill vacancies. (July 19)
Two engineers are using 3D printers to convert plastic trash from a garbage dump into intricate pieces such as car parts to help a hard-hit economy. Fred Katayama reports.
A Toronto-based start-up, Inkbox, has secured $10 million in funding from venture capitalists to expand its operations in the temporary tattoo business. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The S&P 500 hit a five-month high and the Dow rose for a fifth straight session on Wednesday as solid earnings boosted financial and industrial stocks. Fred Katayama reports.
U.S. homebuilding fell to a nine-month low in June and permits declined for a third straight month as the housing market struggles with a lack of properties for sale. Fred Katayama reports.
The Galanopoulos brothers are the last bellmakers in Greece, continuing a centuries-old family tradition and turning their business towards exports. Francis Maguire reports.
Making bells has been the family business for more than 200 years and the Galanopoulos brothers are refusing to give it up despite economic conditions.
Gains in its fixed income and equities trading business drove Morgan Stanley's quarterly profit and revenue sharply higher. Fred Katayama reports.
For many on the list to buy Tesla’s mass-market electric car, the wait for the company to produce enough to satisfy demand isn’t a major problem. But the prospect of losing a U.S. federal tax credit is. (July 18)
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy has "several years" of strong jobs, low inflation ahead. Fred Katayama reports.
The FTA creates the world's largest open economic area and officials say it will boost the EU economy by 0.8 percent in the long term. Thuy Ong reports.
Hong Kong’s rare pale pink dolphins are battling for survival as building work on a 19-mile bridge linking the Asian financial hub with China disrupts the communication and feeding activities of the highly sociable animals, marine experts say. Britt Clennett reports.
Fashion firms are embracing digital design and smart machines to cut costs and jump quickly on the latest consumer trends. New technologies allow apparel makers to create and market new clothes and shoes before they're actually made. (July 16)
A family-run business producing hand-carved wooden furniture is helping to boost exports from a small Bosnian town to Europe, the United States, Australia and Hong Kong.
British Prime Minister Theresa May vows to strengthen the UK's position for aerospace companies to do business during a speech at the Farnborough Airshow. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
The Better Business Bureau says these scams are widespread and have tricked nearly 4,000 people in just the last year.
A rude teen treats clothing store employees terribly because her mom is spending "a lot of money" there. She bosses the sales woman around. What would you do?
A historic Baltimore market is closed temporarily after a video posted on social media showed a rat scampering through a bakery's display case. (July 13)