Higher gas costs push US consumer spending up

Americans boosted their spending in August even though their income barely grew. Much of the spending increase went to pay higher gas prices…

US economy grew 1.3% in second quarter

The U.S. economy grew at a sluggish 1.3 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, held back by the severe drought that reduced farm production in the Midwest…

Student debt impacts 1 in 5 households

New research finds that college loan debt has stretched to a record number of U.S. households, nearly 1 in 5 with the biggest burdens falling on the young and poor…

California to see driverless cars within five years

谷歌共同發起人Sergey Brin表示,計畫五年之內能夠推出無人駕駛汽車…

China releases financial reform five-year plan

本週一,中國金融發展和改革”十二五”規劃正式公佈,改革內容涉及利率市場化、匯率市场化、人民幣國際化等諸多內容…

Does wealth help you get away with murder?

好萊塢影星Richard Gere的金融大亨魅力依然。縱然飾演的大亨角色品格談不上正直…

California home sales rise in August

房地產研究公司DataQuick表示,加州房價8月份上升至4年來高位,主要由於更多買家購入價格較高的房地產…

Moody’s set to downgrade US without budget deal

穆迪投資公司(Moody’s)週二表示,如果聯邦政府的預算磋商未能達成協議,該公司有可能把美國國債目前的”Aaa”評級調降一級,同時會把國債前景維持”負面”的評級…

Foreigners buying up American real estate

市場觀察家表示,房價在近幾年下跌,加上市場穩定,使得美國房地產相比之下比較便宜…

China’s imports shrink, gas prices go up

來自中國海關總署的最新數據顯示,8月份中國進口量意外下滑2.6%,其經濟增速放緩跡象愈加明顯…