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

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

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…