Posted 1:26 AM 11/24/2014
Asian stocks gain after China rate cut
BEIJING (AP) Asian stocks rose today after China's surprise interest rate cut as investors looked ahead to European inflation data due out this week and an OPEC meeting to discuss oil production levels.
Posted 7:33 AM 11/20/2014
CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwired) 11/20/14 -- Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company powering the digital enterprise, today announced a complimentary, educational conference to help government agencies address the changing relationships between them and their constituents through (More)...
Posted 1:20 AM 11/21/2014
Employers consider employee health insurance a priority. This is despite years of rising medical costs and pressure from the federal health care overhaul.
But new surveys suggest coverage may grow skimpier in the coming years.
A poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public (More)...
Posted 1:04 AM 11/20/2014
WASHINGTON (AP) Current and former intelligence officials say dissenters within the National Security Agency warned in 2009 that secretly collecting American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would cause if revealed.
The Associated Press has (More)...
Posted 7:33 AM 11/19/2014
GEISMAR, LA -- (Marketwired) 11/19/14 -- A $25,000 donation from BASF will fund a new multi-purpose technology center at Southern University in Baton Rouge. The new facility will add advanced capabilities to the university's Career Services Center -- such as virtual interviewing and remote (More)...
Posted 8:42 AM 11/17/2014
AMARILLO TX -- (Marketwired) 11/17/14 -- Following a busy year, Circle Solutions Inc. (www.workforcsi.com) is preparing for another growing year in 2015. After expanding already three times this year, Circle Solutions Inc. should end the year with two more before the New Year. With the new (More)...
Posted 1:26 AM 11/18/2014
Japan stocks rise on hopes for new stimulus
BEIJING (AP) Shares in Tokyo rose today on expectations the Japanese government will respond to a recession by postponing a sales tax hike and launching new stimulus. Other Asian markets were muted.
The economy's (More)...
Posted 1:26 AM 11/17/2014
Japan leads Asia markets lower on poor GDP report
HONG KONG (AP) Japanese shares led most Asian stock indexes lower today after preliminary quarterly economic data showed the country returned to recession. Chinese stocks, however, rose as global investors took (More)...