Microsoft surpasses Exxon as 2nd most valuable company

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Microsoft has surpassed Exxon Mobil and seize the rank of the second most valuable company, behind Apple Inc…

Volkswagen Golf name Motor Trend “Car of the Year”

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The newly redesigned Volkswagen Golf compact car is Motor Trend Magazine’s 2015 Car of the Year…

China wins support for Asia-Pacific trade proposal

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Chinese President Xi Jinping urged concrete actions to facilitate free trade, improve connectivity…

Online shopping in overdrive on China’s annual “Singles Day”

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China’s youngpeople were celebrating Singles’ Day on Tuesday, a holiday marked by an annual online shopping spree…

US stocks climb to new highs; home builders gain

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The Standard & Poor’s 500 index and the Dow Jones industrial average both edged up to all-time highs…

100,000 workers protest Belgian labor reform

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About 100,000 workers marched across Brussels Thursday to protest government free-market reforms and austerity measures…

Despite job gains, US worker pay remains stagnant

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US jobless rate fell to 5.8 percent, but the average hourly pay of workers rose only slightly…

Home Depot: 53M email addresses stolen by hackers

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The Home Depot Inc. says hackers stole 53 million email addresses in addition to the payment card data…

Gap expanding quickly in China

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Gap Inc. has announced plans to expand quickly in Asia as it tries to tap into growing demand there…

Survey: Holiday shoppers boost spending plans

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Holiday shoppers expect to spend quite a bit more than they did a year ago…