Obama is told: Avoid ‘fiscal cliff’

So what’s the first thing you’d do for the economy if you were president? The Associated Press posed that question to more than a dozen leading economists…

China questions solar subsidies

China has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging subsidies provided by some European Union members…

Federal Reserve impact on RMB and US dollar

The value of the Chinese Renminbi (RMB) has appreciated while the dollar has witnessed a devaluation since the United States’ Federal Reserve System launched a third round of quantitative easing policies…

Wall Street reopens

Two of the biggest airports serving New York ?John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty International ?have reopened…

US economy sluggish

The government’s snapshot Friday of the U.S. economy’s growth will be its last before Americans choose a president in 11 days…

Amazon to hire 50,000 seasonal workers this year

Amazon.com Inc. says it’s hiring 50,000 temporary workers at order-fulfillment centers across the U.S. this holiday season…

Bay area home price rises to 4-year high

Home prices in the San Francisco Bay area have risen to their highest level in four years….

Two Americans wins Nobel for economics

[:zh諾貝爾委員會週一將今年度的諾貝爾經濟學獎頒授給美國學者Alvin Roth和Lloyd Shapley,表揚二人在研究器官移植配對的市場機制上所作的貢獻...
Two American scholars were awarded the Nobel economics prize on Monday for studies on the match-making that takes place when doctors are coupled up with hospitals, students with schools and human organs with transplant recipients...

China boycotting IMF meeting over dispute with Japan

China’s central bank governor and finance minister won’t be attending International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meetings…

New Target store at SF’s Metreon

Earns Target

Mayor Ed Lee and other dignitaries will attend a private event Tuesday to mark the opening of San Francisco’s first Target store…